As a self-taught art novice, I frequently get distracted by some new approach to drawing. My latest passion is doodle art. I am convinced, that in the art world, Zentangling (aka doodling aka tangling) is going to be in fashion in a Big Way. In fact, it is turning into an art movement as we speak! The Era of Doodles is upon us!
Joking aside, how do you progress from this?
My bored 3,5 year old’s doodle
Detailed doodle by Kerby Rosanes
You can find more examples of great doodles here
It is essential that you lose all inhibitions: everyone can doodle! Block all the negative thoughts such as: “Oh my God, I do not have enough skills” relax and start doodling! I recommend, you start from using just 1 or 2 pens with permanent/archival ink (Sharpie or Micron 08 are doing a great job!) and a piece of grid paper for practicing patterns.
My first attempt at doodling
I prefer to combine classical doodling with dot techniques: