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.Making a drawing without lifting the drawing device from the paper is the most common way of making doodles.
Teacher’s usually see doodling as a form of distraction nor is it a way to mess up a person’s desk.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.A doodle is used by doodlers to indirectly express their feelings of anxiety, depression, boredom, excitement, or even a combination of some if not all of these.In situations where a doodler wants to avoid having a panic attack and wants to avoid having his emotions go out of control, the doodler turns to doodling.
A Doodler is no different from a Fiddler, Fidgeter, Whisperer, and Scratcher.All of them are quite similar that you can consider them as cousins or even brothers.They fiddle, when they’re nervous, they fidget when they are scared, they whisper when they are excited, the scratch when they are anxious, and they doodle when they are bored.This means that these people cope with a certain uncomfortable situation in their own way.
You can learn more about a person’s current situation, by analysing the doodle they made.You can also learn about what kind of person a doodler is.Various figures found on someone’s doodle art can have various meanings.You can learn more about what kind of person a doodler is by looking at the position of his doodle art.
The personality of a doodler is usually represented by the position of the doodle art he makes on a piece of paper.First, if you find the doodle on top of the page, it can mean that specific person is energetic, spiritual, and free-thinking.If a doodle is on the center of the page, it signifies that the doodler wants attention, or wants to express emotions, or even wanting to break free from a cramped space.Doodles on the bottom part symbolizes practicality, logic, but can also show an introverted and or depressed person.Right side doodles, suggest that a doodler is nostalgic, sensitive, and future-phobic.Doodles on the left side show that a doodler wants to communicate his feelings and connect.
In essence, doodlers use doodle art as a means of communication to express their feelings and emotions.As a friend, teacher, or parent, take a closer look at the doodles you want to dispose of.