An idea I've been doing with wrapping gifts for friends is decorate the gift wrap with sharpie markers. I love collecting plain brown/white papers that I can decorate something with it.
I started this idea with drawing polka dots and stripes as design element using different colors of sharpie markers. Then I thought about drawing characters on the gift wrap.
It's sad to say but this was perfect excuse for me to draw more often using natural medium. I can't even remember the last time using pencil to sketch.
So as a start off, I drew my favorite character from One Piece for 2 year old's birthday.