The Art of Doodling: Exercises to Boost Memory and Creativity

Cathy Wu, Freelance designer & illustrator

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

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

    • Mindset

    • Strategies

    • Speed Doodle Demo

    • Part 1: Shapes

    • Part 2: Slogans

    • Part 3: Stories

    • Part 4: Sounds

    • Words of Encouragement

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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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This class has a nice way of teaching you how to get started. If you ever sit in front of a piece of paper wanting to doodle but you are overthinking it, then this class provides small exercises that might help you in an easy way!
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Cathy Wu

Freelance designer & illustrator

Cathy Wu is a freelance designer and illustrator based in Seattle, WA. Along with working as a UX/visual designer for tech startups, her passion for illustration has spurred on many independent ventures such as her etsy shop, Itscathywu ( You can also find more of her work at

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