Doing Art The Right Way

An Introduction to Doodle Art

A doodle or doodle art is a rough drawing or sketch that is seemingly made absentmindedly.Also referred to as a “scribble”, they are simple drawings that can represent concrete meanings or even just composed of random abstract lines.Usually a doodle is made without ever lifting the tip of the pencil or any other drawing device from the paper.

A doodle is not something a person does to make a mess of his space or even distract himself, which is in fact a common misconception made by others, most especially teachers.Doodle art is a way to avoid boredom.During situations where people want to temporarily disconnect, like when they are mentally drained or depressed, they make doodles.Although a doodle can seem quite random at times, it is quite often that some doodles actually signify a deep meaning, an emotion or something that a person wants to say or express but can’t.

A “doodler” is a person who has a habit of making doodles most of the time.A doodler makes use of doodles to escape the here and now.Doodlers also use doodles to indirectly express their supressed emotions like anxiety, depression, boredom, excitement, or a combination of different emotions that makes them feel uneasy.Doodling is a result of a doodler being in a situation where his emotions are getting out of control so they tend to make doodles, and use this as an outlet to calm their mind and avoid panic attacks.

A lot of similarities can be seen between a Doodler, Fiddler, Fidgeter, Whisperer, and Scratcher.With them being similar you can actually call them cousins or even brothers.They fiddle, fidget, whisper, scratch, and doodle when there are either nervous, scared, excited, anxious, or bored.Using their own way they cope with a certain uncomfortable or unfavourable situation.

You can learn more about a person’s current situation, by analysing the doodle they made.You can also learn a lot about doodlers and what kind of person they are.The figures you can find on a person’s doodled paper can have different meanings.Different positions for doodle arts can reveal a lot about the doodler.

The specific position of a doodle that you find on a paper symbolize the personality of a doodler.Finding the doodle on top of the page, can signify that a person is energetic, spiritual, and free thinking.Finding a doodle on the center of the page, can mean that the doodler is seeking attention, or wanting to express a certain emotion, or craving for an open space.Having the doodle on bottom part of the page can signify that doodler is practical, logical, but is also introverted and prone to depression.Right side doodles mean that the doodler is nostalgic, sensitive, and future-phobic.The left side doodles signify that a doodler wants to connect and communicate his feelings to others.

In essence, a doodle or doodle art somewhat serve as a form of language used by doodlers to communicate their feelings.So being a friend, teacher, or parent, take a moment to analyse the doodles you see before you decide to dispose of them.