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  • Getting Going With The Virtual Doodle Inn
    As I write this I’m smiling with amusement at my own slight surprise that dropping in to a Doodle Inn – even a Virtual one – is proving to be beneficial in exactly the way I knew it would be!
  • Doodle Inn Launches On Patreon
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  • Doodle Inn… Virtually
    Click to find out how to join a Virtual Doodle Inn during the pandemic.
  • Doodle Inn Has A New Look
    Doodle Inn’s new ‘brand identity’ is here, and with it a whole new website…
  • Welcome To… Doodle Inn!
    Put on hold last summer due to the pandemic, January 2021, with fresh hope in the air thanks to the vaccine, felt like the right time for the official adoption of our new name…
  • Planting The First Seed
    [Photo above – courtesy of space2grow] 19th February 2020 10.10pm The joy of the title here is that it’s so appropriate, because today a seed was sown that I hope will grow into the very first “drop-in and draw” space, in a very special and beautiful community garden. In fact, in a beautifully, brightly decorated, […]

“Drawing helps me…

… to feel connected, part of something basic and timeless. Not having drawn for a time, I feel that now; I can identify what was missing.”

“Drawing and doodling…

are very meditative for me. They make me feel calm and relaxed, and bring out my creative energy. The more I draw the more creative I get in other areas of my life too.

“My sketchbooks…

are a record of happy moments, of quotes that have inspired me in the down moments, of friends, and of my evolution as an artist (with a small ‘a’!).