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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i love doodling...and this class was a great approach to doodling. I really enjoyed the exercises and will use these techniques in the future. Thank You Cathy!
Riana Samaroo

Artist, Mixed Media & Illustrator

Awesome class!
I like the camera focusing the paper directly! thks!

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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 ventures such as her etsy shop, Itscathywu (https://www.etsy.com/shop/itscathywu). You can also find more of her work at http://itscathywu.com