May 14, 2012

Doodle Art : Introduction

Doodle Art : Introduction
Maybe some of you already familiar with the term 'doodle'. A doodle is an unfocused drawing made while a person's attention is otherwise occupied. Doodles are simple drawings that can have concrete representational meaning or may just be abstract shapes.

It's the easiest thing to do and easy on the common media, such as paper, pen and pencil. These actions are often referred to as doodling.

Popular kinds of include cartoon versions of teachers or companions in a school, famous TV or comic characters, invented fictional beings, landscapes, geometric shapes and patterns, textures, banners with legends, and animations made by drawing a scene sequence in various pages of a book or notebook.

Doodle Art itself is a style of drawing by doodling, look abstract, there is that does not contain meaning, but also there are some significant, often resulting work does not have the correct shape but it looks unique and interesting.

A doodle works usually portray feelings of the author, it can be seen from the resulting scratches, sometimes slipped out unnoticed by our thoughts.
Doodle art is sometimes capable of reassuring its creator. The more the work is made with feeling, the more exciting work produced. It makes this kind of work is not just a mere drawing activity, but also has depth of meaning and style.

Doodle Art also has its own history. Have you heard about the cave painting? it's one of the oldest style of doodle art, long before anyone even knew the letters and writings, in which doodling as a tool to tell a story from generation to generation.

cave painting
Cave painting

Now Doodle art is growing, its abstract and has unique characteristics make doodle fans increasing day by day. Even without realizing we are creating doodle works. Stereotypical examples of doodling are found in school notebooks, often in the margins, drawn by students daydreaming or losing interest during class. Other common examples of doodling are produced during long telephone conversations if a pen and paper are available.

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Doodle art work and creativity is a means which is cheap and fun. It does not require special paper such as canvas, even doodles can be done on cigarette packs though. Everything is back to the artist in selecting equipment and doodling style that is comfortable for each individual.

Doodle Art

Now doodle art style has been widely in use as one element in graphic design, you can see billboards for: mobile advertising, TV, etc. which often use these elements. By using elements of doodle art, the messages conveyed in the work seem more friendly, relaxed, and humane.

Doodle Art

Here are some artists who do the doodle art:

1. Uberkraaft

Doodle Art

2. Jabson Rodrigues

Doodle Art

3. Jim Bradshaw

Doodle Art

4. James Clapham

Doodle Art

So, Are you interested?
Take a pen and start doodling!

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This is Barbara Broido the uncredited artist whose doodle "A Day at Theodore Presser" you are using as an example of a good doodle above. I would really appreciate if you would credit my art and link to my blog.



Hello, Barbara. Thank you for finding my blog! I have included your blog on this post.


pagawa nman ng doodle vincent yung name