There was an expert on television talking about people who doodle. If you doodle during a meeting you are focused. ( I am bored and want to accomplish something even if it is emptying a pen of it’s ink on one sheet of paper.)
What you doodle says something about you. (Maybe) I doodle flowers (the same old Daisy with rounded petals.) I also doodle arrows, cubes and houses. (Why?) Those are the only things I can draw that look like anything.
I would doodle peoples faces or cartoons if I had a lick of drawing talent in me.
When I was in High School our Art Teacher was Mr. Windahl. He was a nice man, I wanted to draw and learn about pencils, watercolors, chalks and shading and form… I was like a sponge ready to soak up whatever he taught me. Well he liked listening to himself talk and lecture about art, he also liked to paint. I would have loved to learn how to mix colors. I recall making some kind of clay pot. Big deal.
Years later my friend Susan and I signed up for an Adult Education class on how to draw…finally I bought sketchpads and special pencils. WELL..that class was taught by an idiot. We were to look at something and then without taking our eyes off the subject we were to draw it. Everything about that class was a dismal failure…including my sketches.
So yes I doodle…do you? Don’t you love my purple pen? I have a set of pens all different colors!
Notice how large those flowers are but so stylized as I have been doodling them for years. Don’t laugh at my fat arrow either it has texture, and the house well the door is always open so it obviously is not in Minnesnowfreezeyourbuttoffota.