Tuesday, 31 August 2010

Faris Badwin and the Art of Doodling

I followed the trail of some doodles I spotted in the newspaper ... and found hundreds of pages covered with circles and lines to create contorted figures, grotesqueries and eccentric delights. This is Faris Badwin at The Book Club in Shoreditch. Clearly the man has a unique mind and an obsessive hand, but the result is incredible. I responded by ordering a mug of coffee and opening my notebook to doodle.

I've never been a doodler. I once informed my tutor that I don't draw from my imagination. But maybe, having seen these, maybe, just maybe maybe, I will begin ...