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Sketchbook Doodle Play Date: Feed Your Creative Soul!

Erin Leigh, mixed media collage artist

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8 Videos (38m)
    • Sketchbook Doodle Playdate Trailer

    • Supplies

    • Doodling Lines

    • Doodling Patterns

    • Painting Patterns

    • Time to Play: Start with Lettering

    • Time to Play: Add Doodles to your Page

    • Time to Paint


About This Class

Art enables us to find ourselves and lose ourselves at the same time.
― Thomas Merton

It all begins with a doodle. Sketchbook doodles are the starting point for most of my creative experiments; be it a mixed media painting, hand lettered art, or a watercolored bouquet.

The beauty of the sketchbook is its simplicity which makes it so accessible and doable. Everyone can do this. You can explore, experiment, practice messing up, and allow your creativity to explode. You can take just a few minutes to feed your creative soul without dedicating hours on end, or creating a huge mess. 

Whether you are a seasoned doodler, or you're buying your first sketchbook, this foundational class is for you.  With a simple pen and sketchbook in hand, we will be doodling lines, shapes, textures, and patterns, and finding inspiration in the most unexpected places.

As one idea always leads to another, you will be surprised to see your artistic style emerge and grow as you follow your creative intuition, from simple lines, to more detailed patterns. The possibilities are limitless.

But the best part? It's just fun. That's really why I do it. And that's why I want you to join me. Pure fun. And almost free. And really, couldn't we all use more fun in our lives? Don't we all need to be doing more of the stuff that we really want to do? The living of life, and not just the have-tos?

Grab your sketchbook and join me! 

56 of 59 students recommendSee All

So fun! Great inspiration here.
I enjoyed Erin's approach to the sketchbook and her upbeat, "Don't be all judgy" attitude about a sketchbook. That's the attitude everyone should have about a sketchbook. If everything has to be perfect everytime you put pen (or whatever) to paper, where are you supposed to practice???? Great class!
Great start for a blank mind.





Erin Leigh

mixed media collage artist

I'm Erin Leigh, a mixed media collage artist. I play with paint, paper, wood, fabric, and anything else I can find to create art. My passion is combining color and texture in fun and unexpected ways. Wanna play? Join me.

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