- About Art
What is Doodle Art?
A doodle or doodle art is a rough drawing or sketch that is seemingly made absentmindedly.Simple drawings that can signify both deep meanings and also random abstract lines and sketches, they are also referred to as a “scribble”.Making a drawing without lifting the drawing device from the paper is the most common way of making doodles.
Teachers common misconception about doodling is that people use doodles to distract themselves from the topics at hand and make a mess of their personal space.Doodle art is a way for someone to alleviate their boredom.During situations where people want to temporarily disconnect, like when they are mentally drained or depressed, they make doodles.Though some doodles may seem random, often times these doodles signify something deep to the person who made them, it might be something that they want to say or express but just can’t.
“Doodler” is how people refer to a person who has a habit of making doodles most often.To escape a certain situation a doodler makes use of doodles.A doodle being used a tool for doodlers to somehow express their emotions indirectly, suggest that person may actually be feeling anxious, depressed, bored, excited, or 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.With them being similar you can actually call them 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.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.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.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.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, 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.So if you’re a teacher, friend, or parent, take a pause before you decide to crumple, throw away, or erase someone’s doodle.