Doodle Master

This past semester I had a lot of classes that required more listening than any sort of contribution, so I often found myself doodling while writing copious notes. Though it may seem like I wasn't paying attention, I think doodling helped me concentrate on what the professor was saying as opposed to staring off into space or sleeping. Sometimes I even drew out a concept from the lecture. Sometimes.

Okay, my doodles usually had nothing to do with the lecture or even the class, but looking back at my nicely decorated notebooks is a bit gratifying. Let's go with the excuse that they made studying more pleasant during finals week. Here are few of my favorite doodles accompanied with some awful handwriting: