Doodle Zen

Finding Creativity and Calm in a Sketchbook



ISBN: 9781617691911 Category:

Dawn DeVries Sokol


Doodle Zen: Finding Your Creativity and Calm in a Sketchbook will inspire new and nonstop doodlers alike to use doodling as a way to escape and de-stress. The book begins with a discussion of how to power down and tune out using doodling as a method for finding your “zone” and includes a list of suggested materials, tips/techniques, and inspirations for doodles and words. Doodlers will let their minds wander and relax while filling pages adorned with soft, muted backgrounds, calming quotes, and Mehndi-inspired doodles. With prompts and starter sugges­tions for getting your creativity flowing, Doodle Zen is the ultimate retreat for the busy mind.

Additional information

Weight 419 g
Dimensions 16.5 x 20.5 cm
Publisher name ABRAMS
Publication date 1 April 2016
Number of pages 160
Format Paperback / softback
Dimensions 16.5 x 20.5 cm
Weight 419 g


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Dawn DeVries Sokol is the author of several doodling books, including Art Doodle Love, The Doodle Circle, A World of Artist Journal Pages, and Year of the Doodle. She is also the author of Doodle Diary, Doodle Sketchbook, and 1000 Artist Journal Pages. Often referred to as the “Doodle Queen,” she teaches popular workshops through her blog (, at Interweave Press’s CREATE Mixed Media Retreat, on, and through her DVD workshop Art Journaling: Pages in Stages.