An Introduction to 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”.A doodle is commonly made without lifting the drawing device from the paper or any writing surface.
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 to avoid boredom.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.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.Doodling is a result of a doodler being in a situation where his emotions are getting out of control so they tend to make doodles, and use this as an outlet to calm their mind and avoid panic attacks.
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.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 a lot about doodlers and what kind of person they are.The figures you can find on a person’s doodled paper can have different meanings.Also, the position of the doodles made by the doodler is actually one way to learn more about what kind of a person that doodler is.
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.The doodles found on the bottom part of the page suggest a sense of practicality, logical thinking, but it can also mean that the person is depressed or introverted.Doodles on the right side suggest that the doodler has a particular fear for the future, and tends to cling to the past.The left side doodles signify that a doodler wants to connect and communicate his feelings to others.
In a way, doodle art serve as a form of communication used by doodlers to express their feelings.So being a friend, teacher, or parent, take a moment to analyse the doodles you see before you decide to dispose of them.