Since the previous doodle post has been so incredibly popular I’m back with a brand new list of bullet journal doodle tutorials for absolute beginners! This list has been carefully curated for beginners who aren’t used to doodling but are eager to learn.
If you’re unfamiliar with doodling and drawing, the main thing to remember is that doodles are simplistic drawings. This post is only covering simple doodle ideas!
22 Simple Bullet Journal Doodle Tutorials For Beginners
When it comes to using markers in your journal, I have tried them all. These Crayola Supertips are absolutely perfect to use in your bullet journal. Not only are they are cheap and easy to access but there are so many colour options, you can buy a pack of 50. If you love a blended watercolor effect without adding lots of water to paper that can’t handle it, you may want to invest in Tombow Dual Brush Pens.
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All Doodles Start With Simple Shapes!
As you can see from my own bullet journal, I like to remember to KISS. Keep It Simple Stupid. Always remember to start with the basics. I’m going to repeat myself throughout this post because I know too well, how intimidating some things can be.
When researching this post, even I was intimidated until I realised that what I was getting jealous about was a pretty detailed drawing. Knowing and remembering that there is a difference should help you keep everything simple.
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How To Doodle A Whale
Now you just have to add all of the simple shapes you learned in the video above and doodle a whale! Seriously, all doodling comes down to simple shapes and you will be able to see it very clearly as you scroll through this list! Before we move on though, how cute is that whale?!
How To Doodle Bubble Tea
Once you remember that everything can be broken into simple shapes, almost anything becomes easy enough to doodle. Just break it down to the most basic shapes that you can see. Also, remember that you don’t have to make it look perfect!
How To Doodle Baby Animals
These baby animals were so cute that I couldn’t not add them to this list! This little guide is going to be going straight into my own bullet journal! As mentioned previously, I wanted to create a source for all of my favourite doodles and mini-guides.
How To Doodle A Cat
If ever there was an animal that would definitely appear in my bullet journal, it’s a cat. I love cats, I love doodling cats and I learned how to doodle cats from this book because I loved the illustrator so much.
How To Draw A Rose
I think that you could also use this tutorial to draw a tulip, just change your lines.
How To Doodle A Wreath
You will absolutely want to learn how to draw a wreath because I guarantee you, that you will want to draw at least ONE in your journal. However, I could easily see you creating a new wreath cover for every month when you feel comfortable enough to doodle one.
How To Doodle Cacti
My house is full of succulents and cacti, so I love to doodle them in my summer layouts.
How To Draw Pusheen
Get out of town! Pusheen is one of the best cartoons on the internet so I love the fact that there are tutorials out there to help people add a little Pusheen into their journal layouts.
How To Doodle A Corgi
Corgis are so cute. If you love dogs or animals in general, be sure to doodle some of these in your journal. I don’t own dogs but I love to doodle animals everywhere.
How To Doodle A Planet Cat
Mixing animals and galaxies to go out of this world! Nicole Grace has got so many tutorials on her Instagram, it’s cuh-razy. Be sure to follow her so you never miss a post.
Easy To Doodle Flowers
Along with animals, flowers are what I doodle the most. I know that drawing can be intimidating but remember, it’s all about the simple shapes!
How To Doodle A Coffee Cup
Masha never disappoints, this is another perfect tutorial that shows you EXACTLY what to do in just a couple of simple steps! Since coffee is one of the most popular drinks in the entire world, I think that it’s safe to say, you’ll be adding a few coffee cups to your journal.
How To Doodle A Light Bulb
If you have a genius idea or something that you want to remember, you will also end up doodling some of these in your journal. All of the doodles in this list are definitely going to help you with the most popular things you may end up wanting to add to your bujo.
How To Draw Books
As soon as I started my Bullet Journal, I wanted to create a library layout and reading tracker because I love books! If you’re a bibliophile, I want to see your library layouts.
How To Doodle An Emoji Unicorn
Ok, so you may not be drawing an emoji unicorn every day in your journal, but I thought it was adorable and incredibly simple to draw. Therefore, it had to be included.
How To Draw A Feather
Obviously, a feather is a pretty detailed drawing but this seems to be a feather in one of its most simplified forms. So, I would consider that a doodle. I wanted to include it so you could see how it was possible.
How To Doodle A Mason Jar
11 Easy Doodle Shapes Tutorial!
Erin has knocked it out of the park with this one! Go over to her post for lots of tips and a video to help you along the way.
How To Doodle Pizza
In the last post, I discovered that food doodles are called foodles, which is now my favourite thing ever. This pizza tutorial is awesome because it shows you can draw impressive little illustrations from basic shapes.
How To Doodle Planets
If you would love to have a month full of galaxy inspired doodles, all you need is a stencil like this and then a few more details can be added with pen and markers!
How To Doodle Roses
These are such easy roses to doodle. If you start to practice now, I promise, you will be able to add lots of doodles to your layouts so they look amazing. It isn’t easy making your bullet journal look good, but it’s going to be so much easier now!
As I’ve proved today, that doesn’t mean there isn’t a way to make your own bullet journal layouts look incredible! If you loved this fantastic collection of doodle tutorials for your bullet journal, remember to share on social media.
You’ll be sure to thank me later for making your journal extra special with these bujo ideas! A huge thanks to the contributors for making this roundup possible. If you like their doodles, make sure to follow them on Instagram and like posts.