Coloring Pages | Printables | Digital Designs | Doodle and Drawing Tutorials | Create and Sell Printables
The following page contains affiliate links. I may earn a commission if you purchase something through my affiliate links.
Are you interested in doodling but don't know what supplies you need? Actually, doodling doesn’t require a lot of supplies. Just a piece of paper and a pen or pencil. If you want to create real doodle art, you can add some more supplies. Here is a basic doodle supplies list.
You don’t need a specific medium to doodle on but if you want to organize your work and look back at it from time to time, I would recommend a sketch book or drawing book.
A pencil is great for creating a first sketch of your doodle which comes into your mind. I would recommend a light pencil (HB grade) so you can erase it easily if you want to make changes to your doodle.
For removing unnecessary outlines of your doodle art or making changes to your doodle work you need an eraser. You can also make the edges softer using an eraser.
A drawing pen/fine liner is used for drawing the outlines of your doodle sketch. You can use different thickness of the writing tip to your taste for refining and shading your doodle.
Markers serve to color in your doodle or to make the outer lines of your doodle thicker in order to create a contrast.
Instead of markers you can also use colored pencils to color in your doodle, thicken the outer lines or shade your doodle work.
Now you have all the basic supplies you need and can start doodling right away! To learn how to start doodling you should check out my blog regularly and sign up for blog updates per e-mail! Doodling is fun and you shouldn't miss this great creative activity! If you have children, they will also enjoy it.
If you want to learn more about doodling, I recommend to purchase my Doodle Kindle book. If you decide to purchase my book, I would be pleased if you write a review on Amazon so that more people will know about the benefits of doodling.
Thank you so much for reading this blog post.
If you want to get blog updates, you may sign up for my Blog Feed and if you are interested in my free Doodle book "Doodle Inspiration: Learn How To Doodle", you may sign up for my newsletter. With your newsletter subscription you will also have access to a library of freebies where I share some of my creative work like doodle and coloring pages.
If you want to connect with me on Social Media, you can do so here:
Lots of love,
The following page contains affiliate links. I may earn a commission if you purchase something through my affiliate links. I love creating cute designs and so I'm continuing ... Read MoreHow to Make a Cute Halloween Witch Paper Doll
The following page contains affiliate links. I may earn a commission if you purchase something through my affiliate links. Welcome to another episode of "Creative ... Read MoreHow to Make Halloween Finger and Stick Puppets
PuThe following page contains affiliate links. I may earn a commission if you purchase something through my affiliate links. Welcome to another episode of "Creative Time with ... Read MoreHow to Make a Halloween Pumpkin Paper Basket
The following page contains affiliate links. I may earn a commission if you purchase something through my affiliate links. This is the start of a new project called "Creative ... Read MoreFree Cute Halloween Coloring Pages and Cards
The following page contains affiliate links. I may earn a commission if you purchase something through my affiliate links. I'm continuing my creating cute art with some ... Read MoreMore Blog Entries
Purchase web hosting and domain. For your blog to be accessible on the Internet, you need web hosting and a domain. Web hosting is the home of your blog and the domain is the address of your blog. You can purchase web hosting and domain within the same company but I recommend to purchase web hosting and domain name with different companies. If you need to change your web host for any reasons, it's easier to move your domain to your new web host.
I host my blogs at InterServer and purchase my domain names at Namecheap. What I love about InterServer is the option to pay monthly for web hosting instead of paying for years in advance. I pay 5$ per month for my web hosting at InterServer and about $10 to $13 per year for each of my domains. InterServer has a very great customer service. Whenever I have had an issue, I have contacted them and they have answered immediately and have always been very helpful and solved my issue.
Another great web hosting provider is Siteground. It is especially recommended if you want to host a WordPress blog.
Now you need to install a blogging/content management software or website builder on your web hosting server depending on the type of site you want. Most people recommend WordPress because it is the most flexible content management software and it has many features. However, there is a learning curve with using WordPress and it has a weak point - it can be hacked easily due to the MYSQL database. For this reason, you need to be very careful and invest in a good security. Personally, I don't use WordPress because I prefer a content management system that is not so complex and vulnerable. I use a so-called flat-file content management software called Typesetter that has no MYSQL database. It stores data in files that are organized in folders instead. It has a similar user interface but it is way more simple than WordPress. I find it's enough for my purposes. If you want to use WordPress or any other CMS, most web host provider offer an easy one-click installation for WordPress and many other CMS. Just follow the instructions of your web hosting provider to install WordPress or your preferred CMS.
Once you have created the framework of your blog, it's time to fill it with content. Though you could find much information about blog content creation online for free, I recommend the Pajama Affiliates courses from Robin Cockrell and Lesley Stevens since they are affordable and include a free live support in their Facebook group. After purchasing any of their courses, you are not left alone but get help whenever you need it. No other Affiliate Marketing classes offer that kind of expertise and group coaching like the Pajama Affiliates do!
Janet Giessl is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to Amazon.com.
Our website may contain affiliate marketing links, which means we may get paid commission on sales of those products or services we write about. Our editorial content is not influenced by advertisers or affiliate partnerships. This disclosure is provided in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission’s 16 CFR § 255.5: Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising.
Subscribe to my newsletter for blog and product updates and get my free doodle book "Doodle Inspiration" as well as access to an exclusive membership library of free printable art and craft books as well as coloring and doodle books.
My name is Janet Giessl.
I'm a Christ follower, wife, mom, educator, author, artist, spiritual creative, multi-passionate and highly-sensitive person.
Would you love to support my creative work and get more freebies? Then I would be pleased to get a donation from you! I'm grateful for any amount you are able to donate!