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  • Writer's pictureAngie Carel

Your Ultimate Go-To Doodle List for Quick Breaks



Feeling the weight of a long day or just need a brief escape from the screen? Everyone needs a quick disconnect now and then. Doodling has long been hailed as a great way to unwind, spark creativity, and even enhance focus. Whether you're a seasoned artist or someone who hasn’t drawn since grade school, these simple prompts are perfect for you. So, before you scroll any further, make sure to bookmark or save this blog post. It’s about to become your favorite go-to reference whenever you need a quick doodling break.


Here's a list of doodle drawing prompts:


  • One-line leaf

  • Stylized tulip

  • Zigzag cactus

  • Cat face with whiskers

  • Simplified fish with big lips

  • Bird outline with long legs

  • Spiral with dots around it

  • Geometric shapes like triangles inside circles

  • Doodled arrows pointing in various directions

  • Curvy boat on wavy lines

  • Tiny houses with just triangle roofs and squares

  • Mountains made of straight lines

  • Smiley face with huge eyes

  • Stick figure with spiraly, curly hair

  • Just a bunch of noses and lips

  • Shooting stars

  • Planets with rings

  • Simple rocket with long flame trails

  • Fluffy clouds with doodled rain

  • Lightning bolt with squiggly lines around it

  • Snowflake made from intersecting lines

  • Coffee mug with steam in heart shapes

  • Ice cream cone with lots and lots of scoops on it

  • Sun with ray lines extending outward

  • Wave with curvy water lines

  • Half-moon with starry dots around

  • Heart spirals


In the whirlwind of our digital age, taking a moment to doodle offers a refreshing breather. It’s not just about creating art, but also about giving our minds a momentary retreat. With this list at your fingertips, you're equipped to transform any spare minute into a creative oasis. Remember, there's no right or wrong in doodling; it's the journey that counts, not the destination. So, the next time you need a breather, let these prompts guide you.


Enjoy your doodling!


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