Doodle Your Dreams with Diane Bleck

Bring your planners, bullet journals sketchnotes and classrooms to life with these step-by-step lessons.

Discover the wonderful world of doodling!

The Doodle Institute is dedicated to building courses and community for doodlers like YOU around the WORLD! We are pleased to offer one of the the only self-paced, online trainings for building your skills and confidence as a doodler.

80% of people are
Visual Learners?

Have you ever seen people take awesome sketch notes in their planner, on their iPad or at a flipchart? Or have you ever seen one of those popular hand drawn videos and thought, "I can do that!"

People like YOU are learning how to use doodling for their planners, bullet journals, sketch notes, flip charts and more!

And more importantly they are discovering the POWER OF DOODLING!

The Doodle Your Dreams Program

A powerful collection of courses is designed to transform your life by teaching you how to fully immerse yourself into the colorful and creative world of DOODLING! These skills have be taught to kids, parents and teachers around the world.

The Powerful Mind of a Doodler

The Doodle Institute is one of the only learning environments that encourages our students to UNDERSTAND THE POWER OF CREATIVITY through the practice of...DOODLING. We believe when you put pen to paper, you open your heart channel to new ideas, insights and inspirations.


This powerful program is designed to transform your life by teaching you how to fully immerse yourself into the colorful and creative world of Doodling! These skills have be taught to parents, teachers, facilitators and trainers around the world.

Doodle Your Dreams includes the following 5 online courses:

  • 21 Doodle Days: Learn to doodle in 21 easy to follow lessons to teach you how to draw. 
  • Sketchbook Basics: Welcome to the World of Doodling. Let's Draw!
  • You Can Doodle: A playful course for developing your own Visual
  • Electronic Doodles: A simple course for drawing on your iPad and ideas for creating your own products.
  • Spirit of Doodles: An enlightening course for embracing your
    creative heart & talent.


Upon completion of this program, you will be able to:

  • DRAW  basic shapes, simple icons and people.

  • CREATE simple, colorful and dynamic diagrams.

  • BUILD roadmaps and flow charts designed for ideation.

  • DISCOVER the ways to use doodling for self-care and how to use doodling for health and healing.

  • EXPLORE tools you can use to build your doodle toolkit.

  • UNDERSTAND how to share your doodles online.

  • DEVELOP your doodles into illustrations and infographics.

  • DEFINE the boundaries needed for your creative container.

  • DIVE into extreme self-care of your mind, body and spirit.

  • CREATE rituals to help you ride the waves of creativity.

  • FIND out ways you can grow your business.  

  • DRAW out a roadmap for the next version of YOU!

During the DOODLE YOUR DREAMS program you will:

  • ENGAGE in a new way of learning
  • BOOST Your Creativity
  • ENHANCE Your Ability to Simplify Complex Concepts
  • INCREASE Idea Generation
  • ACCELERATE Understanding
  • EXPAND Your Toolkit of Products
  • CONNECT your heart and mind to your insights, inspirations and intentions

About the Courses

The Doodle Your Dreams program is made up of 6 online courses designed to take you step-by-step through the process of developing the skills you need to learn about the art of thinking with a pen. You can purchase them individually or save when you sign up for the DOODLE YOUR DREAMS Program.

21 Doodle Days

Yes, I want to learn to Doodle in 21 Days.  Learn to doodle in 21 easy to follow lessons to teach you how ...


Sketchbook Basics

Discover the wonderful world of doodling. We created this as the first course in the DOODLE YOUR DREAMS Program ...

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You Can Doodle

You will build on the basics of doodling to understand more about the history of drawing. Once you know the history, ...

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Spirit of Doodles

 When you connect Pen to Paper you open your heart channel. How do you maintain your creative spirit when workin...

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Digital Doodles

Now that you are feeling confident about doodling, let’s look at all the ways you can doodle for home, school o...

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Business of Doodles

Ready to start developing a business model around your doodles. But where do you start? What is your plan? How big do...

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When you put pen to paper MAGIC happens in your life!


Meet Your Instructor

Diane Bleck has been a professional Graphic Facilitator for 20 years. She is a sought after speaker on CREATIVTY  working with businesses large and small for the past 20 years to BRING IDEAS TO LIFE. She built the Doodle Institute to share her experience and CREATIVE HEART with YOU!

Across the globe, people from all walks of life are doodling to help them communicate – to give visual representation and meaning to their ideas and to help others. Doodles help people innovate. Doodling has been around forever. Just look at the cave walls and you will see that we, as people, need to communicate using drawings.

Doodling connects your hand and mind, which enhances your ability to absorb new information, process it, and remember it later. Doodling can help you unlock your hopes and dreams. We invite you to fill Doodle Sketchbooks big and small with your doodles and share them with family and friends.

 Frequently Asked Questions

From the classroom to the boardroom, doodling has practical and powerful applications.

When does the Doodle Institute courses start?
You will have immediate access to this self-paced course once you sign up.

How long does the course take to finish?
All the videos will be available to you right away. You can watch all the videos in a day or you can watch a video a day to really build your skills over time.

Who is the Doodle Institute For?
The Doodle Institute  was created for Trainers, Educators, Parents & Kids. From infancy to industry, doodling has practical and powerful applications. Mathematicians and scientists use doodles to explain complex theories and equations. Business people use doodles to map business plans and strategies. Across the globe, people from all walks of life are doodling to help them communicate – to give visual representation and meaning to their ideas and to help others.

What if I'm not an artist?
Doodling is about ideas not art. Once you know the basics, there are literally hundreds of ways you can apply it from early childhood, elementary and secondary school and well into your adult life. 

What are the Doodle Institute online courses like?
Each course contains a series of  lessons that include .pdf downloadable worksheet you can use to doodle along. Each video lesson is about 3-5 minutes long.

Can I download the activities?
Yes, you will find the activity worksheets in each section of your course. This is a perfect tool to support you as you go through the course.

Can I share these lessons with my students and co-workers?
Yes, you can. We would love for you share these daily doodle lessons with others and when you share on social mead, please add the #Doodle Institute hashtag.

Is there a Facebook Group?
Yes, you will be invited to join the Doodle Girl & Friends Facebook Community to connect with other students of the Doodle Institute. Make sure you introduce yourself and let us know that you are NEW!

"The Doodle Institute has changed my life! If you are ready to take your Doodling to the next level, then this course is for you!   The course work is so valuable with a ton of fabulous information along with some awesome golden nuggets. Each session provides you a deeper dive into fulfilling your dreams.  "

Darlene Cothran

"Diane believed in me before I did. And that made all the difference!"

Mike Schlegel

"Thank you to the wonderful community that surrounds the Doodle Institute. I appreciate your kind words and the time you took to write a note of encouragement when I really needed it. I never felt alone on this journey because I knew that the group surrounded me with love and light. Its been a pleasure to get to know everyone. Your presence has supported me and simultaneously motivated me to move ahead. I look forward to seeing how everyone's creativity journey continues to unfold. We’ve come so far in such a short period of time. What a blessing this time has been."

Paula Kehoe

"Diane Bleck, I'm not entirely sure what kind of crazy voodoo magic is going on here… but DANG that vision board is like a freaking UNIVERSE MAGNET… My mind is blown! So insanely blown today. AMAZING."

Liliana Toboas

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

Michael Carroll

"Because of you, Diane Bleck, and Allison Crow and countless Doodle Peeps in my cheering section... I have two private FB groups that 'I' can play conductor of my little but mighty orchestra of art... where I share my heart and show my work... I am creating every week, and letting my journey of creativity unfold... MUCH GRATITUDE over here...❣️❣️❣️"

Beth Ytell Kang

"Diane, I am feeling so grateful for you today and for your lessons in the Doodle Institute. Thank you so much for all you do and for all of your encouragement to all of your students. ❤️"

Tammy Judd Jenny

The Doodle Your Dreams Program

When you put pen to paper MAGIC happens in your LIFE!