4 Favorite Layouts

 

Are you a visual notetaker? Are you working on your Graphic Recorder Skills?Trying to figure out how to fit everything you hear onto one page?

Diane Bleck, the Founder of the Doodle Institute did a wonderful lesson LIVE on Periscope sharing her 4 FAVORITE LAYOUTS for taking Sketchnotes.


Diane explains how she uses layouts to filter information and uses layouts to help her know to what to listen to in order to create dynamic sketch notes. You can use these layouts for sketch notes,...

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The Science Behind Your Doodles

"People are always asking me about the "SCIENCE" behind doodling. I was recently asked if the students of the Doodle Institute would be interested in the following article. My reply was YES, they would! So, I am so happy to share this great article and infographic with you!"

Happy Doodling!
Diane Bleck, Founder of the Doodle Institute

THE SCIENCE BEHIND YOUR DOODLES
written by: By Reuben Yonatan on December 11, 2018
https://getcrm.com/blog/science-behind-doodles/

It happens to most of us...

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The Ultimate Vision Journal

This is my favorite time of year to set intentions for the NEW YEAR! I love the quiet of the time between Christmas and the start of the New Year. A perfect time of year to put pen to paper to connect with the creative world and channel our hearts desire. When you quietly doodle, dream and discover - you can set magical intentions for the New Year.

In this activity you will:

  • Gather your favorite ART SUPPLIES
  • Set up a SACRED SPACE in your home to hold your intentions
  • ...
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Holiday Crafts with Kids

I absolutely adore the holiday season. It is a time to slow down and connect with my family. This time of year reminds me of time spent with my Grandmother and Mother making things to bless our home. My heart is filled with memories of cooking, sewing and crafting together. And it is always special to unpack holiday decorations and remember the time that we shared. 

 This weekend when we weren't watching a favorite holiday film, the girls and I could be found around the...

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I LOVE THESE WATERCOLORS!!

I am absolutely in LOVE with Jane Davenport's watercolors. Today I taught a Periscope lesson on how to use them to have fun in your DREAM Journals. Who knew you created such a beautiful and fun journal page in a matter of minutes. And it truly is impossible to make a mistake with them. 

Here's how:

1. Fill your watercolor pen with water

2. Play with your watercolors and start painting in the corner first

3. Keep adding color till you fill the page

4. Add a quote or text on top of...

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Top 100 Icons

Practice makes perfect. And it takes a lot of work to make something look so easy. 

I began my career as a Graphic Facilitator for Ernst & Young in 1996 and over the years it has evolved to becoming an Innovation Strategist partnering with others to bring ideas to life. I absolutely love working with individuals and teams using my doodle super power to think through processes, strategies and new products.

I want to teach you a lesson in how to use doodles to think through strategies...

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Unlock the MAGIC of your Markers!

The Doodle Institute is one of the only learning environments that encourages our students to DOODLE YOUR DREAMS. We want our students to understand the power of Visual Learning. We believe when you put pen to paper, you open your heart channel to ideas, insights and inspirations.

For the last 20 years, Diane Bleck has operated her own creative business working with companies large an small to bring IDEAS to LIFE! 

Have you ever seen people take awesome sketch notes on their iPad or at a...

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#21 Doodle Days Workbook

Find out how one woman is creating a viral DOODLING IS THINKING movement

Artist, mother and founder of the Doodle Institute, Diane Bleck is starting an online movement based her latest Visual Learning Book titled, “Doodling is Thinking! 21 Doodle Days: A Visual Learning Workbook”.  In fact, her latest broadcast on Periscope had 12,000 viewers tuning in to the Power of Doodling!

Diane is on a mission to is to unlock creativity at school, home and at work. Her hope is to...

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How to Use Layers on your iPad

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Oh how I love to DOODLE on my iPad and Apple Pencil!

In the past seven years, I have created over 2,000 ELECTRONIC DOODLES on my iPad. I have used these drawings to build training programs, courses, books, coloring books, infographics and so much more!

ELECTRONIC DOODLES is one of the most popular courses in the DOODLE INSTITUTE and it also comes with biggest learning curve. There are so many tips, tools and techniques to learn. And the...

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Summer Adventure Stamps

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Looking for a fun activity to help you with Spring Fever? I know my kids are a little stir crazy and can't wait for Summer. A great way to play with your kids is to great Summer Adventure Stamps with them as a way to talk about your fun plans for Summer.

 

Here are three easy steps to get you started...

1. Draw a Rectangle

2. Add a dashed line around the Rectangle

3. Close in the gaps to form a stamp.

 

Now, fill in your stamps with doodles of ideas of your...

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