An Introduction to Doodle Art
A seemingly absentmindedly made drawing or sketch is called a doodle or doodle art.Simple drawings that can signify both deep meanings and also random abstract lines and sketches, they are also referred to as a “scribble”.A doodle is commonly made without lifting the drawing device from the paper or any writing surface.
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.Someone’s way to alleviate boredom is to make doodles.Doodles are also done during situations where people don’t want to be present when we are mentally drained, or sometimes even when we are depressed.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’s emotions can get out of control they tend to find an outlet to help keep their mind calm and avoid panicking. As a result some of them turn to doodling.
A lot of similarities can be seen between a Doodler, Fiddler, Fidgeter, Whisperer, and Scratcher.All of them are quite similar that you can consider them as cousins or even brothers.When they are either nervous, scared, excited, anxious, or bored, they fiddle, they fidget, they whisper, they scratch, and they doodle.This means that these types of people have their own unique ways to cope with a certain uncomfortable 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.There can be different meanings to the figures you find on someone’s doodle art.Different positions for doodle arts can reveal a lot about the doodler.
The personality of a doodler is usually represented by the position of the doodle art he makes on a piece of paper.First, if a doodle is done on the top of the page, it 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.Doodles on the right side suggest that the doodler has a particular fear for the future, and tends to cling to the past.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.
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