Doodle Art: An introduction
A rough drawing or sketch made somewhat absentmindedly is called a doodle or doodle art.Also referred to as a “scribble”, they are simple drawings that can represent concrete meanings or even just composed of random abstract lines.A doodle is commonly made without lifting the drawing device from the paper or any writing surface.
Teacher’s usually see doodling as a form of distraction nor is it a way to mess up a person’s desk.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.
“Doodler” is how people refer to a person who has a habit of making doodles most often.Doodlers resort to making doodles to temporarily 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 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.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.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 about what kind of person a doodler is.The figures you can find on a person’s doodled paper can have different meanings.You can learn more about what kind of person a doodler is by looking at the position of his doodle art.
The position of a doodle that you can find on a piece of paper, notebook, or even on the first page of a novel usually symbolizes the personality of the doodler.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.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.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 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.