Creative Doodling Ideas for Beginners

July 8th, 2017

Doodling has become quite a rage of late. You have people conducting doodling workshops, doctors recommending the art form as therapy and a gazillion artists populating the internet with elaborate and exciting doodles. Yet, for some, doodling can be incredibly difficult, almost like a math problem you just can’t seem to wrap your head around. Are you too one of those clueless souls who’s always wondered what doodling is all about? Well, this article might just help answer your question Don’t Dawdle, Doodle!

Now that you know what doodling is all about, it’s time you engaged in a little doodle-making yourself! Don’t know what to start with? Here are a few easy-to-make doodle ideas that are perfect for beginners. And fret not, for you don’t need to be a Picasso to able to accomplish these!

Geometric Shapes

Instead of simply drawing lines and arrows, why not take it a step ahead by drawing more complex shapes, like rectangles, triangles and hexagons. Shade areas to add dimension to your doodle. You can also combine shapes or draw the same shape over and over in different sizes.

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Prints within an Outline

If you’re not good at creating characters or perfectly sketching objects, create a simple outline, like a big oval and fill it with a variety of prints. These could be geometric shapes or other kinds of abstract prints.

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Doodling letters and words are really easy to do. All you need to do is figure out a unique way to craft your letter. Here are some examples to help you.



Well, so now that you have these doodle ideas to practice, go ahead and start making your own. It’s okay to start simple and small, as long as you start somewhere!


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