What is Doodle Art?
A rough drawing or sketch made somewhat absentmindedly 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”.Making a drawing without lifting the drawing device from the paper is the most common way of making doodles.
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.Doodle art is a way to avoid boredom.Doodles are done by people who are usually mentally drained, or even depressed, these are the most common situations where people usually make doodlesAlthough 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.To escape a certain situation a doodler makes use of doodles.Doodlers also use doodles to indirectly express their supressed emotions like anxiety, depression, boredom, excitement, or a combination of different emotions that makes them feel uneasy.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 lot of similarities can be seen between a Doodler, Fiddler, Fidgeter, Whisperer, and Scratcher.With their similarities they can be considered cousins and 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.
Looking closer and analysing someone’s doodle can reveal more about a person’s current situation.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.Doodles on the bottom part symbolizes practicality, logic, but can also show an introverted and or depressed person.Right side doodles, suggest that a doodler is nostalgic, sensitive, and future-phobic.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.As a friend, teacher, or parent, take a closer look at the doodles you want to dispose of.