I could not be more excited then to see all 36 drawings of tornados for the first day of the Seven Day Daily Create Challenge (and I realize my tweets and blog posts may be bordering on annoying in frequency, but hey, go take it up with my Drill Sergeants).

I hope to see y’all (and more for today’s challenge: a photo of an outdoor scene without any human artifacts). Remember as you go, that te challenge is at the end to weave all seven into some sort of narrative.

Everyone who completed the day 1 gets an “A” (that stands for teh Awesome).

Among the many colorful swirls for tornado drawings, some favorites for interpreting the assignment include (and folks, embedding is easier if y’all make ’em creative commons):

TexasTornado
A face trace of one of the members of the Texas Tornados

Fiery Tornado
Chanda’s swirls are neon, and she used a free web-based app Flamepainter) we had recommended (and I forgot about)


cc licensed ( BY NC SA ) flickr photo shared by Dare to dream7
Coming to us from our collegaue in Ghana, a storm force is ds106– it is a ds106ado!


cc licensed ( BY NC SA ) flickr photo shared by Sharon Drummond
It has all the symbols, but Shannon’s use of the brushes in Paper53 are superb. I’m studying the style…


cc licensed ( BY NC SA ) flickr photo shared by Michael Branson Smith
Michael Branson Smith brings his own twist of whacky fun by bringing the tornado full of cats to the ballpark.

Tornado
The starkness of this drawing is lovely, done with pencil on a Post-It note!

Tornado Monster
This is just fun- all eyeballs on or in the storm


cc licensed ( BY NC ) flickr photo shared by dr.coop
Hurricane, tornado, they are all storms and Coop makes a groovy drinkable version.


cc licensed ( BY SA ) flickr photo shared by audreywatters
I could not be more excited than to see Audrey Watters playing along, here her tornado rips up her Udacity class notes.

Tornado in My Head
Inside Cris’s brain!


cc licensed ( BY NC ND ) flickr photo shared by mindofamasri
UMW student Mohamed casts a tornado out on the pyramids of Eqypt!


cc licensed ( BY NC SA ) flickr photo shared by ghbrett
Also I am excited to see my friend George Greet drawing!

http://www.flickr.com/photos/8330681@N07/7551004076/
I just adore the textures and sense of intrigue that comes out of this drawing.

Saddle up for Day 2!

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An early 90s builder of the web and blogging Alan Levine barks at CogDogBlog.com on web storytelling (#ds106 #4life), photography, bending WordPress, and serendipity in the infinite internet river. He thinks it's weird to write about himself in the third person.

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