How to Doodle Location

Step 1

drawing a location

If someone asked you to visualize a LOCATION, what would you draw? How about a map with a location marker? To begin your LOCATION doodle, draw a location marker in the middle of your page. Use an upside-down teardrop shape and an oval shape.

Step 2

draw a location

Use four straight lines to draw the map area. Notice the angles of the two vertical lines on the left and right side of the map. Notice how these lines are angling inwards. We do this to show that the back end of the map is further away from us. It’s all about creating perspective.

Step 3

doodling a location

Let’s now add a little detail to our map. Use curved lines to draw some roads on the map. You can follow the example above, or create your own variation of this.

Step 4

doodle a location

Let’s now draw three lines above the location marker. These are “action” lines that draw attention to the marker. It signifies that something is happening here. And, therefore, encourages our eyes to focus on this area of the doodle.

Step 5

how to doodle a location

Add the finishing touches to your doodle by giving it some color. Notice how a variety of colors have been used. Using multiple colors can help draw the eye’s attention to specific features of the doodle. And there we have it. This is our visual representation of a LOCATION. How many other ways can you think of to draw a location?