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Stephen Green

Scribbly sumi ink lines like folded air delineate the forms of bandana-masked apocalypse kids. Colored pencil over watercolor depicts a fairy and butterfly atop an enormous mushroom. The Mandalorian’s polished helmet flashes with specular light deftly realized with musical smears of gouache. A wolf’s vacant skull pincushioned with arrows and laden with esoteric symbolism is drawn with the crisp and unfailing line of a micron pen. No hatching no texture or gray values. Dune characters…

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Benefits of Doodling


Vanessa Lemen

February 29, 2024 - What is doodling? The definition of doodling, according to the dictionary, is to scribble absentmindedly, though I’d add to not let that be misconstrued as being a senseless act. Doodling can be a helpful practice, and can even reveal one’s personality, inner world, and communication style. In my experience, it’s been a chance to wander and discover, and it's also been a means of paying better attention, especially in a situation in which it otherwise feels a bit more difficult to pay attention. For me, this ended up expanding into all sorts of ways to pay better attention, and in the best way, it has helped me to be more attentive to myself, my thoughts and inner world, and my emotional wellbeing. It has also helped me to be more attentive to others because the…

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