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Doodle challenge: Afraid of having no talent for art? Guess what, you have!
Myth: Just some clever gifted ones can do art..
The truth is: Anyone can.
This myth and truth will be repeated constantly on this site. Are you going to say: Anyone can master something by practicing 10,000 hours? You think that in order to be an artist you have to work hard, practice pencil drawing, colour paintings, learn elements, portraits, landscapes, so on and so forth? And you will tell me that you did try to draw and did fail? In this site you will not find things that are too academic or time consuming; on the contrary, I promise this will just be fun, easy, comfortable, creative, and you will reap fruitful results, okay?
So what is doodle art, the theme of this article? If you search this word through google, you will find quite a lot of different types of doodling which are very hard to clarify. In fact they are just small, black or colored illustrations, drawn by any drawing tools you have in hand. With just a piece of paper and a pen, for example, you can sketch a lot of notes on whatever topic you like.
But, to make your doodle art meaningful and fruitful and not to be messy scribbles that do not stick together especially when we are just amateur, we will doodle in the form below.
Step 1: Download the template I created for this doodle challenge
Step 2: Find a topic, for example, drawing one activity you do in the day, or drawing about the Christmas theme, anything.
Step 3: Determine the number of days you want to draw, the template has 9 boxes. If you want a longer series then print 2 sheets or more.
Step 4: Choose the drawing tools that suit you best. If you are used to drawing, use pencil or water color. If you go to school every day, you can choose colour pencils or pen. If you go to work, draw with a ball pen during the break. Anyway, let’s define your tool.
Step 5: Practice: draw within one box each day using the template. Draw daily. Try to keep this habit, and remember to stick to the topic.
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