Welcome to The Doodle Institute

We are dedicated to building courses, community, and careers for visual thinkers & doodlers like you. From beginner courses on drawing lines and basic shapes to advanced courses on how to make money from your doodles, we have everything you need to discover and ignite the power of doodling in your life.
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Diane Bleck, founder of the Doodle Institute, is on a mission to help people tap into their ideas, insights and inspiration through the power of doodling.

As a an online instructor, facilitator & mentor she has inspired thousands of people around the world to UNLOCK YOUR CREATIVITY at Home, School & Work. During her highly acclaimed courses, workshops and events, participants can expect to be engaged in a rich process of collaboration, co-creation and transformation.

Her enthusiasm for her work is contagious.

Accomplishing more in a year than most people do in a lifetime, her energy captivates people, inspires them to take action and keeps them coming back for more.

She has a keen ability to listen, see patterns, assimilate quickly, ask the right question and above all speak the truth leads her to continuously be invited to be a part leadership circles and masterminds.

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Diane Bleck's Favorite Art Supplies

Ready to build your collection of art supplies? Here are some affiliate links to my favorite things to keep on hand when coloring & creating in my art journal.

Mixed Media Journal

Mixed media journal. Perfect for recording sketches, drawings, paintings, and more. 32 sheets per package. Measures 8.5x11 inches. (Acid-free)


Watercolor Set

I absolutely LOVE Jane Davenport's watercolors. They are simply a joy to use and I find myself pulling them out for my art journals every time.


White Gel Pen

These are so great to use over dark colors and for highlights. Perfect for extremely fine writing. Each comes with a secure cap to protect the ink.


Tombow Brush Marker

Ideal for art & bullet journaling. Set of 9 colors plus blending tool. The durable and flexible nylon fiber brush tip creates medium or bold strokes, and the fine point is great for writing and doodling.


Watercolor Aqua Brush

This is what I use with my Jane Davenport watercolor sets to quickly get color on the pages in my art journals. 


White Pearl Erasers

100% latex-free and smudge-resistant eraser to keep your pages fresh. Classic design is ideal for everyone from students to serious artists.


Student Testimonials

"Diane... a strong supporter and motivator to everything human. 👍👍👍"

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"This is a great program with great resources.  Diane is a generous and skilled teacher who will get you past your limiting beliefs about being able to draw."

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"Thank you so much, Diane! You and the Doodle Friends gave me that extra kick to be braver and more fearless than I've ever been. Much much thanks and gratitude!"

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"Hola Diane, quiero felicitar por impartir tus conocimientos y experiencias,  mujeres como tù valen y mucho...espero tener la oportunidad de tambièn compartir lo màs sublime de este mundo visual. Abrazos a la distancia."

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"Beautiful... I love your work. Keep on going and make the world a more colourful place. Keep sharing your heart with the world."

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"Diane, your dedication, passion and drive with this work is amazing. You really have continued to propel the visual industry forward. I'm honored to share this journey with you. You are also an amazing mom! Keep shining your light."

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The Doodle Institute is a series of online courses designed to help you Unlock Your Creativity at Home, School and Work.