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A VISUAL & VIRTUAL CONFERENCE for Parents, Designers, Educators, Innovators, Trainers, Facilitators and Visual Learners.

The DOODLE SUMMIT is like no other event! We will have sessions on how to UNLOCK your creativity and APPLY doodling to education, work, wellness, self-care and building community.

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DISCOVER THE WONDERFUL WORLD OF DOODLING!

The Doodle Institute is dedicated to building courses, careers and community for Visual Thinkers around the WORLD!

The Doodle Institute is a series of online courses that are all self-paced and designed to teach you the art and skill of Graphic Recording. Graphic Recording is a powerful tool used for creative thinking, problem solving and strategic planning. Each course contains a series of videos as well as creative exercises to build your skills and confidence. Once you complete each course, send us your completed creative exercises and we will issue a certificate of completion.

"When you put pen to paper, you open your heart channel to ideas, insights and inspirations."

- Diane Bleck

ORDER YOUR DOODLE YOUR DREAMS BOX SET TODAY!

The DOODLE YOUR DREAMS Box Set

The Doodle Institute is dedicated to building courses, community and careers for creative people like YOU!

When you join the DOODLE YOUR DREAMS Program, you will receive:

  • 6 Online courses (21 Doodle Days, Sketchbook Basics, You Can Doodle, Electronic Doodles, Spirit of Doodles and Dream Journals)
  • 150+ inspirational videos to DOODLE YOUR DREAMS
  • An invitation to join Doodle Gril & Friends a private Facebook Group with hundreds of incredible visual thinkers from around the world.
  • Monthly Doodle Clubhouse Call where you can connect with Diane Bleck LIVE to ask all your questions.
  • New videos, activities, coloring pages and more added each month for you to use and share with your Doodle Clubhouse
  • BONUS #1: Annual membership to the DOODLE CLUBHOUSE filled with tons of coloring pages, activities and articles.
  • BONUS #2...we will ship you the DOODLE YOUR DREAMS BOX SET filled with 4 books, a set of markers and so much more!

    (NOTE: Box set is available for US residents only.)

Beginner Courses

We created these courses to guide you through the basics of how to draw. We have heard thousands of people say, “I can’t draw.” You CAN. We believe you can and we will show you how. 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.  

21 Doodle Days

$27.00 USD

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

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Sketchbook Basics

$27.00 USD

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

$27.00 USD

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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Advanced Courses

From infancy to industry, doodling has practical and powerful applications. 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.

Electronic Doodles

$47.00 USD

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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Spirit of Doodles

$47.00 USD

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

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Dream Journals

$47.00 USD

The MAGIC of putting pen to paper to capture your ideas, insights and inspirations. I designed this course to share ...

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"YOU'RE 4th GRADE TEACHER MAY HAVE TOLD YOU NOT TO DOODLE. BUT NOW BIG BUSINESSES ARE WILLING TO PAY YOU TOP DOLLAR TO VISUALIZE THEIR BIG IDEAS!"

The Powerful Mind of a Doodler

You are what you think, and what you think will appear in your work.

More than anything, doodling is a mindset. When you doodle everyday, MAGIC HAPPENS! When you doodle you LISTEN TO YOUR SOULD and ENTER THE CREATIVE WORLD where there are so many ideas in the universe just waiting for you to write them down. You can CONNECT THE DOTS and SOLVE PROBLEMS when you doodle and sketch them out. And the best part is that you OPEN YOUR HEART and discovery your CREATIVE SPIRIT so you can THINK BIG IDEAS!

 

ABOUT THE DOODLE INSTITUTE

The Doodle Institute is a series of online courses that are all self-paced and designed to teach you the art and skill of Graphic Recording. Each course contains a series of videos as well as creative exercises to build your skills and confidence. Once you complete each course, send us your completed creative exercises and we will issue a certificate of completion.

The DOODLE YOUR DREAMS Program includes:

  • 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
    Vocabulary
  • 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.
  • Dream Journals: The MAGIC of putting pen to paper to capture your ideas, insights and inspirations.


Upon completion of all the courses, 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 blueprint for the next version of YOU!


During the courses 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

Frequently Asked Questions

When do 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!

About Diane Bleck

Diane 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.

STUDENT TESTIMONIALS

When you join the Doodle Institute you instantly become part of the the "Doodle Girl & Friends" Family! Diane Bleck cares and connects with each of her students, review their portfolios, offering private 15 minute welcome calls and so much more!

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

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

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"This is a great program and 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, 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 Bleck's dedication, passion and drive with this work is amazing. You really have and continue to propel the visual industry forward. Im honored to share this journey with you. More than that.. from what I see, you are an amazing mom! Keep shining your light ."

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"It was a pleasure getting to see you go at it over the past two weeks,
with what must have, at times, seemed to be a mystifying mission. Your eye and your ears and your hand work so beautifully together, and
what comes of them all is truly a miracle and always fun."

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"Thank you for these gifts Diane Bleck! you share with such an open and generous heart. I love how personal you are with each of your students."

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"Diane, I am feeling so grateful for you today and for your lessons in the Doodle Institute. "

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"I know there is so much more I need to learn and practice but one of my daily spiritual practices has been to pull an oracle card (I've been using Colette Baron-Reid's Wisdom of the Oracle deck most recently) and ask for guidance in my day." 

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"To help me more fully receive the messages, I've been making visuals in my sketchbook. This has been so helpful in comprehending the messages and also helping me to practice my visual vocabulary."

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"Thank you so much for all you do and for all of your encouragement to all of your students. ❤️"

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"Looking forward to Diane Bleck and Mike Schlegel training my entire staff on the 18th. I'm just so excited to cap off our employee recognition week with this Epic Training."

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"Love you and so grateful for you in my life and this beautiful group you put together."

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"Because of you, Diane Bleck countless Doodle Girl Friends in my cheering section...I have two private FB groups that "I" play conductor of my little but mighty orchestra of art....where I share my heart and show my work."

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"I am creating every week and letting my journey of creativity unfold...."

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"Much GRATITUDE over here....❣️❣️❣️"

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"You guys. Do this! Graphic recording was some of the most fun money I made. Are you aware of what pro graphic recorders can get paid? Doodling is awesome.... learning these skills that Diane takes your into can make you into a 2500$ a day plus doodler. My first gig was a 9k gig!  And there is NO one better to learn from that Diane.   Start where you are and when she offers it.... if you love this work.... do yourself a favor and GO PRO with her private group and coaching."

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"Terrific session Diane!  I love doodling and drawing on my iPad. The Apple Pencil is definitely a game changer." 

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"Your electronic doodle course is awesome. I’ve enjoyed it."

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"This week I drew my image that I used on my blog post (for employee benefits). The blog has been accepted by a major online publisher (and he said how much he loves my drawing). The blog post may be viewed by up to 40,000 peoples."

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

 

 

The POWER OF DOODLING!

Watch this video of Diane Bleck presentation to over 300 event planners at Caesars Palace where she shared how to use doodling to unlock your ideas at work!

How to Unleash Your Creativity

On this episode of the Style Queen Podcast we discussed the importance of using your gifts and pursuing your dreams with passion and determination.

Don't Tell Me Not to Doodle, Just Sit & Listen!

Diane (Durand) BLECK from the Doodle Institute performs at the Welcome Reception for the International Forum of Visual Practitioner's 18th Annual Conference, Big Apple 2013, July 23, 2013.

Big Ideas Start as a DOODLE!

Join me for a fun interview with Allison Crow, my mentor and coach as we talk about "Show Your Work - Share Your Heart" and her amazing CAMP STAR HEART.

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