“A drawing is simply a line going for a walk.” -Paul Klee
Saturdays are usually my time to unwind with a cup of Earl Grey tea, some breakfast, and the inevitable napkin from which I draw. This is a nice leisurely way to pass the morning but after a few lines, the subconscious is brought to the conscious level as to where those lines are going. A leisurely activity is quickly made into a focused endeavor in which I am fully engaged. Here’s what my leisurely activities had brought me during breakfast at my local diner…
Yesterday, my mom and I were discussing the author, Sunni Brown. I showed her a Ted Talks youtube clip of her speaking about the need for the term ‘doodle’ to be redefined. Apparently, doodlers are often seen as those who are wasting time. My mom and I recalled how we could remember more during a lecture if we were doodling during class. Sunni Brown basically validates this idea in her video clip below. It’s worth checking out.
And Happy Chinese New Year! It’s the year of the Horse!
Peace and doodles.