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”.Usually a doodle is made without ever lifting the tip of the pencil or any other drawing device from the paper.
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.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.If a person is struggling express himself or a certain emotion, that person sometimes resort to making doodles that might seem random, but actually signifies a lot.
A person who has a habit of making doodles most of the time is referred to as a “doodler”.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.In situations where a doodler’s emotions can get out of control they tend to find an outlet to help keep their mind calm and avoid panicking. As a result some of them turn to doodling.
A lot of similarities can be seen between a Doodler, Fiddler, Fidgeter, Whisperer, and Scratcher.With them being similar you can actually call them cousins or even brothers.They fiddle, fidget, whisper, scratch, and doodle when there are either nervous, scared, excited, anxious, or bored.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 figure out a lot about what kind of person a doodler is.Various figures found on someone’s doodle art can have various meanings.Different positions for doodle arts can reveal a lot about the doodler.
The specific position of a doodle that you find on a paper symbolize the personality of a doodler.Finding the doodle on top of the page, 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.Doodles on the bottom part symbolizes practicality, logic, but can also show an introverted and or depressed person.Right side doodles mean that the doodler is nostalgic, sensitive, and future-phobic.Having doodles on the left side of the page suggest that a doodler wants to communicate and connect with others.
In essence, a doodle or doodle art somewhat serve as a form of language used by doodlers to communicate their feelings.So if you’re a teacher, friend, or parent, take a pause before you decide to crumple, throw away, or erase someone’s doodle.
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