Doodling

Why This Guy Loves Doodling on His Restaurant Receipts

Film and animation director Mustashrik Mahbub is constantly dreaming and drawing, and you’ll find the fruits of his labor on receipts, coasters and …

Louis Vuitton

Nine Ways to Put The Zen In Your Doodles PaperCrafter project

<b>•</b> 1. Download our lovely template and print it onto card<p><b>•</b> 2. Take a few deep breaths and make friends with a black fine liner, we’re about to begin! …

Paper Craft

The artist doodling all the most iconic Vines

What the FUCK is up, Vine<p>12January 2018<p>Ah, Vine: the home of pioneering short-form, high-concept comedy, where its biggest stars threw out memes and quotable quips that shook the world in under six seconds. Fortunately we don’t have to rely on those abyss-filling, hour-long YouTube compilations …

Feminism

How Doodling Leads to the Big Picture

<i>When a lot of information is thrown at you at once, it can be hard to keep track of it all. Don’t panic…DOODLE! Heather Fishel, author of</i> FIDGET!,</i> …

Advice

Why did I change the Blogilates logo?

Hey guys!Soooo you probably came to the blog today and was like huh, wait when did this happen???Well we were building out this entire design for the …

How To Take Your Mind on Vacation When You're Stuck at Work

If you found yourself staring down the barrel at a bunch of unused vacation days at the end of last year, you're not alone. According to a survey by …

Good News, Doodlers: Psychologists Say Adult Coloring Books Actually Do Lower Stress

Art World<p>Coloring tends to reduce bad moods—but it's still no substitute for legitimate art therapy.<p>,<p>Adult coloring books have, over the past two …

Psychology

Dynamicland: a collaborative programming environment inside a whole building that you modify by doodling on paper

Dynamicland is a new nonprofit based in Oakland, where they are building a collaborative computing space, kitted out with cameras and projectors that …

Cory Doctorow

Nothing Is More Mesmerizing Than This Traffic Simulator Gone Completely Wild

If you ever wondered what a transportation planner’s fever dreams looked like, well here you go. This is what it looks like being on galaxy …

How This Artist Went From Doodling in School to Seeing Her Pieces in Museums

Plus, why you should always maintain your self-belief.<p>In this video, Entrepreneur Network partner Gerard Adams sits down with visual artist Shantell Martin to talk about identity and potential. Martin says that when she was in school, she was often chastised for drawing when teachers thought she …

Kendrick Lamar

20 Resources for Holiday Themed Writing, Doodling and Conversation Prompts

<i>“The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart. Wishing you happiness.” – Helen</i> …

Christmas

You remember more of what you read out loud

It’s up to me to make this memorable. However, if I fail, you’ll want to remember this trick anyway, so start reading aloud.<p>Saying words while reading feels slightly awkward and isn’t conducive to all environments, of course, yet it’s an effective method of remembering information, according to an …

The Brain

4 Proven Ways to Stimulate Your Imagination Throughout Your Day

Sometimes all you need is a spark of imagination to completely change your day. But the brain can’t always produce these without a little help, so …

Creativity

After Drawing On All The Walls Of My House, I Am Now Doodling On All My Clothes And Shoes

I am Jook, the female doodle artist from Belgium.<p>By quickly drawing, barring any conscious thought, I am giving as much room as possible to my …

Illustration

If You Want to be Highly Creative, Do these 8 Things

Modern culture often labels creativity as natural gift. Artists get showered with praise and proclamations of “you’re so <i>talented</i>,” but truthfully, …

Creativity

2017 Holiday Gift Guide: 10 Gifts for Designers Under $300

November 27, 2017<p>The holiday season is here and it is time to outfit the ones you love with the classes, supplies, and inspiration they need to …

Graphic Design

Selena, 5, loves coloring and counting

<i>Sunday’s Child is a weekly column featuring a child currently in foster care awaiting adoption.</i><p>Selena is a sweet, smart, and determined five-year-old …

Boston

You’ll soon be able to post Instagram Stories from the web

Starting soon, Instagram users are getting a new way to post. Up until now, you had to download the Instagram application to be able to post to Stories. Now, you’ll be able to do it from the mobile web browser on your phone.<p>See also<p>While this is exciting news, there are some drawbacks to keep in …

Instagram

7 Ways to Process Your Feelings—Especially if You Typically Ignore Them

When someone suggests that you feel your feelings, you might be wondering, <i>that’s nice, but how the heck do I do that?</i> Because if you’re used to …

Emotions

I’ve Been Doodling On Random People In Snapchat And It Became My Full-Time Job

I`m Geeohsnap the Snapchat Artist and Creator who`s on a creative mission to make you smile every single day.<p>In 2014 I started doodling on …

Snapchat

The Ultimate Guide to Sketchnotes in the ELA Classroom

As a student, I was never big on lecture classes. I can remember only two teachers I enjoyed hearing lecture from the fifty or so from whom I've …

If You're An Artist And Not On Social Media, We Have Bad News

It is often said, <i>“We need to present our work so that people can recognize you by your work.”</i> Marketing ourselves via social media is largely a …

Social Media Marketing

Meeting Doodles

This post was first published on CoderHood as Doodle Tuesday: The Beginning. CoderHood is a blog dedicated to the human dimension of software …

I Made Small Artworks To Overcome Blank Page Syndrome

Many artists have faced blank page syndrome where they sit on their desk staring at a blank piece of paper, unable to draw something. I often get …

Jimi Hendrix

The Benefits of Handwriting

A professional contact giggled when I jotted down her phone number in a little notebook instead of entering it directly into my phone.<p>“How quaint,” …

TED Talks

26 Little Things That You Can Do If You're Feeling A Little Down

Spend five minutes out in the open air.<p><i>If you're worried that you may be depressed, or if nothing seems to help make you feel better, you should consider talking to a doctor or mental health professional.</i><p><b>1. Take a deep breathe. If you feel like you're losing control, it can help calm you down to</b> …

Wellness

GoodNotes — the most overlooked UX app on iPad

I want to share my enthusiasm for ‘GoodNotes’ — an iPad app that is, as the name suggests, primarily designed for taking and managing handwritten …

Microsoft rolls out Edge browser for Android and iOS

Microsoft has been trying hard to push its services on Android and iOS platforms after its disastrous exit from the smartphone arena with Windows …

Microsoft

In defense of doodling

You’re sitting in a faculty meeting and starting to lose focus. Not wanting your colleagues to think you’re zoning out, you keep your pen to your …

Creativity

Inktober Week 1 – A Flickr Gallery

What a great first week of Inktober2017! Thanks to everyone who has been sketching and sharing their drawings in the Flickr Inktober Group and across …

Art