When the mind wanders
I was sitting at my desk trying to come up with a topic for this blog and I started doodling on my piece of paper. That was it! I could do my blog on doodling. How many times have all of you started doodling in a notebook while you were supposed to be listening to your teacher? I have seen some pretty impressive doodles come out of some English classes here. Whether you are a fabulous artist or just making random shapes, doodling and more serious art has a tendancy to focus our thoughts and make things more clear, or at least it did for me this after noon.
picture courtesy of flickr user Plastic_Bat
Here's some books where art helped clarify things in some pretty confusing and sometimes funny ways: