Creative Prompt #219: Bow

Bow and arrow

Rob Bowman (director of Castle episodes)

Take a bow

Clara Bow (have you listened to the History chicks podcast on her? If not, you should. It is very interesting)

Bow Street (Have you read Anne Perry’s Victorian mystery series about Thomas and Charlotte Pitt? He works at Bow Street)

tie a bow

compound bow

bow wow

recurve bow

Bow Bow Cocktail Lounge, Chinatown, San Francisco

bow tie

bow down

Minnie’s Bow-Toons

Bow Thayer & Perfect Trainwreck

Post the direct URL (link) where your drawing, doodle, artwork is posted (e.g. your blog, Flickr) in the comments area of this post. I would really like to keep all the artwork together and provide a way for others to see your work and/or your blog.

We are also talking about this on Twitter. Use the hashtag #CPP

The Creative Prompt Project, also, has a Flickr group, which you can join to  post your responses. I created this spot so those of you without blogs and websites would have a place to post your responses.

  • Bow and arrow /?bo?/, a weapon system that uses elasticity to propel arrows, its use is archery
  • Bowing /?ba?/, to lower the head or upper body as a social gesture
  • Bow (ship) /?ba?/, the foremost point of the hull of a ship or boat
  • Bow (rowing), a term which has multiple meanings within the sport of rowing
  • Bow knot, a shoelace knot or a rosette
  • Hair bow, a hair accessory of hair or a ribbon tied in a bow knot
  • Bow tie, a type of necktie and ribbon fashion accessory tied in a bow knot
  • An ornamental knot made of ribbon
  • Bow (music), a device used to play a stringed instrument
  • Musical bow, a musical instrument resembling an archer’s bow
  • EBow, a hand-held electronic device for playing the electric guitar
  • Bows (band), a band from the UK

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Author: Jaye

Quiltmaker who enjoys writing and frozen chocolate covered bananas.

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