50 places to put drawings

In the first of a series called Canvas, I look at where drawings look surprising, where they look good, and who’s doing the quirkiest ones 

Put your drawings on the side of a bus. Laura Eades 2014

Put your drawings on the side of a bus. Laura Eades 2014

  1. Tshirts (like this one from Magma with a David Shrigley design)
  2. Wallpaper (like this funky birch tree design)
  3. Tattoos (like these by Miriam Frank)
  4. Christmas tree decorations
  5. Greetings cards
  6. Teatowels
  7. Canvas Tote bags (like these by liisa on Etsy)
  8. Blogposts
  9. Children’s books
  10. Comic strips
  11. Graphic novels
  12. On the side of a car or a bus
  13. Graffiti
  14. Ceramics
  15. Scarves and clothes
  16. Framed wall artwork
  17. Bedlinen
  18. Lampshades (like these from Lush Designs in London)
  19. Bookmarks
  20. Bookcovers
  21. Cushions
  22. Brochures & flyers
  23. Animations
  24. Funny faces on fruit (don’t ask why, just get your permanent marker out)
  25. Cake decorations, rice paper, biscuits like gingerbread men
  26. Notebooks, stashed away
  27. Stamps
  28. Postcards
  29. Letters
  30. Fabric designs
  31. Giftwrap and tags
  32. Bins
  33. Murals
  34. Pencilcases
  35. Wall art for children
  36. Magnets
  37. Card games for children (eg matching pairs)
  38. On polished fingernails
  39. Rugs and carpets
  40. A mobile hanging from the ceiling
  41. A mobile phone cover
  42. Badges; buttons
  43. Paper aeroplanes
  44. Origami ‘fortune-tellers’
  45. Homemade tarot cards
  46. Board games
  47. Adverts
  48. Theatre sets and backdrops
  49. Stationary: Letterheads, business cards
  50. Mugs (like these from LauraKateDraws on Etsy)

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What have I missed? Comments welcome. Also, if you have seen any really innovative examples of the above, send me a link and I’ll add it in.

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