The Art of Doodling: Exercises to Boost Memory and Creativity

Cathy Wu

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10 Videos (30m)
    • Introduction: Why Doodling?

      1:35
    • Project: Doodle with Shapes, Slogans, Stories & Sounds

      1:42
    • Mindset

      1:25
    • Strategies

      3:32
    • Speed Doodle Demo

      1:18
    • Part 1: Shapes

      4:51
    • Part 2: Slogans

      5:43
    • Part 3: Stories

      4:56
    • Part 4: Sounds

      3:06
    • Words of Encouragement

      1:32

About This Class

Did you know there are benefits to doodling? Studies have shown that doodling can help improve memory as well as spark inspiration and foster creativity. In this course we will go over tips to get your doodle muscles flexing, then apply those methods in four different practice exercises. We will learn how to draw inspiration from shapes, slogans, stories and sounds. At the end of the course, you will have completed four sets of doodles, one from each exercise and be equipped to tackle further creative endeavors. No previous experience is needed to participate!

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Fun class. One of my favorite assignments as a kid was making a drawing out of random line. Thanks for the reminder and fun doodle styles.
Really gets your brain working. It's also very stress relieving.
has helped boost my creativity and given me some great ideas in a short amount of time.

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Cathy Wu is a designer and illustrator based in Seattle, WA. During the day she works as a visual designer in a tech startup but her passion for illustration has spurred on many independent projects such as the recent veture Kaish & Kingle (https://www.etsy.com/shop/KaishKingle). You can also find more of her work at http://itscathywu.com