Discover the Magic of Your Markers

I am Diane Bleck, and my hope is to help people like YOU embrace your creative side so you can blend it with all your other life experiences.

I have students complete these courses and apply these new skills to coaching, speech therapy, organization development, education, legal negotiations, mergers, patient journeys and so much more. And that is why I am on a mission to inspire the world to DOODLE.

I believe in YOU!

I know you may have heard that doodling is for kids, or that you are not paying attention when you doodle. But I believe people who doodle are actually paying attention more! Doodling allows a visual learner to embrace their favorite method of learning. And while you are doodling, you are synthesizing what you hear to understand complex ideas more easily!

Become an Idea Catcher

It’s so rewarding when you have an idea and you can draw it out.

An idea that came to you in an instant could get lost – but with the skills you learn at the Doodle Institute you will learn how to draw, build your own visual vocabulary of go-to icons, and then learn how to create deliverables like infographics, videos, and presentations to share your ideas in a unique and powerful way. 

And what is even more rewarding is you will be able to see the impact you are having in the world. You will see how important it s to have people like YOU who are creative in business.

My journal was my best friend. I carried it with me everywhere. And I am so grateful for the day I arrived at work with my Dad and one of his partners at his big consulting firm saw my doodles and pointed at the pages of my journal and asked, “Can you do that up there on the whiteboard?” 

Luckily I said, “Yes!"


What is the Doodle Institute?

The DOODLE INSTITUTE has helped thousands of people tap into their creativity like never before.

I would love to be your mentor and show you how I went from doodling in my art journal to being asked to draw for companies like Disney, Coca-cola, Google, Wired (even the White House!) to help people visualize their strategic plans, brainstorm new products, or capture key thought leaders presentations at conferences. 

If you’ve been keeping a journal, drawing in your bullet joirnal or planner, love to draw now or loved to draw as a kid... this will be most important program you have ever signed up for online!

Are you in transition between careers and trying to figure out how not to go back to just a job, but figure out how you can truly make an impact? This program was designed for you.

I want to do more than teach you to DOODLE. I want to inspire you to bring your full creative self to work and build a dynamic toolkit filled with lots of ideas of how you can change the world one doodle at a time.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the Doodle Institute?
The Doodle Institute is a series of online courses designed to help you Unlock Your Creativity. 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 ignite the power of doodling in your life.

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 designed for?
The Doodle Institute was created for Educators, Facilitators & Trainers. 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.

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 these skills to your life, your family, and your career.

What are the online courses like?
Each course has a series of videos and doodle lessons that include PDF Downloads you can use to doodle along. Each video lesson is about 3-5 minutes long.

Can I download the worksheets?
Yes, you will find PDF worksheets in your courses. These are the perfect tools to support you as you go through the courses.

Is there a Facebook Group?
Yes, once you sign up for the DOODLE GIRL & FRIENDS COMMUNITY, you will be invited to join the Doodle Girl & Friends Facebook Group, to connect with other students of the Doodle Institute. Make sure you introduce yourself and let us know that you are new so we can welcome you!


We'd love to hear from you! If you have questions about how to get started with the Doodle Institute, how to access your courses, or anything else, please complete the form below and we'll get back to you soon.


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