What is (or was) the most important thing about your Wedding Day?

“What is the most important thing about your Wedding Day?”

This is the question we asked several brides during a recent Wedding Expo, whilst they doodled on canvas! They created a fantastic VIBRANT group painting.

It’s my wedding Expo – Sunshine Coast May 2012 – The Brides DoodleJam Canvas.

DoodleJam “a frame of mind” – “Vibrant group paintings using doodles!” – for “team building” “brainstorming” “ice breaker” “wedding reception” “party” “fundraising” and other “creative group events”.

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Creating a Life Without Walking – John Hockenberry (TED.com)

We are all designers says John Hockenberry in this very inspiring TED.com talk.

I agree that humans are all creative innovators and that, by designing your life with focus and intent, you can overcome adversity and achieve the ‘perceived’ impossible. Thanks for sharing your story John.

DoodleJam “a frame of mind” – “Vibrant group paintings using doodles!” – for “team building” “brainstorming” “ice breaker” “wedding reception” “party” “fundraising” and other “creative group events”.

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A Doodle Moment with Splat

This is a lovely free flowing doodle. This painting was created by a lady with many passions in her life. An audio description of her explaining each of the symbols can be found by click the image below and then clicking the audio description icon , under the gallery image.

DoodleJam – “Vibrant group paintings using doodles!” – for “team building” “brainstorming” “ice breaker” “wedding reception” “party” “fundraising” and other “creative group events”.

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Manifest your Desired Future using Doodles!

Using images and symbols (doodles!) to think and project your desired future is very powerful and profound. If you need convincing please watch this interesting TED.com video on the subject of Drawing Your Future, by the awesome Patti Dobrowolski!

DoodleJam – “Vibrant group paintings using doodles!” – for “team building” “brainstorming” “ice breaker” “wedding reception” “party” “fundraising” and other “creative group events”.

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Fantastic Testimony!

CONFERENCE ICE-BREAKER Mr Rental..

“I first heard about DoodleJam in Business Matters Magazine. Our Queensland Conference needed an ice-breaker/team building session, so I thought back to the article. From first contact with Paul he was very professional and reassuring. It looked fun and interesting but a little bit quirky. I have to admit I was excited by the prospect.”
“The DoodleJam session exceeded all my expectations. The Queensland teams and franchisees ran with the whole experience. The buzz in the room was electric. The ‘doodles’ that the teams created, representing our customer experience, was mind blowing. Everyone had ownership of the painting and we were all very proud of the achievement.”
“We auctioned the painting off at our awards dinner that evening and, prior to the auction, team members described their ‘doodle’ – that moment was absolutely priceless. To top it off, we also raised $5000 for the Cancer Council which was awesome.”
“I would thoroughly recommend DoodleJam to anyone wanting to bring together a group with a common goal, in a very unique and special way.”
Deslee Taylor
Franchisee
Mr Rental
Currimundi and Nambour.

DoodleJam – “Vibrant group paintings using doodles!” – for “team building” “brainstorming” “ice breaker” “wedding reception” “party” “fundraising” and other “creative group events”.
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A 3.7 Million Dollar Doodle.

This doodle, by Jean Michel Basquiat, was auctioned after he died of a heroin overdose, it fetched 3.7 million dollars. It is a self portrait of the artist. Im sure Jean Michel would agree that…….’we live in a crazy world!’

Source: http://whencrapisart.blogspot.com.au/

DoodleJam – “Vibrant group paintings using doodles!” – for “team building” “brainstorming” “ice breaker” “wedding reception” “party” “fundraising” and other “creative group events”.

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DoodleJam Group Painting Raises $5,000 at Auction!

It is very satisfying when you facilitate an enjoyable and successful DoodleJam Conference Ice-breaker for a Client and, at the end of conference party, the group painting becomes the topic of conversation . It is ‘icing on the cake’ when, during the evening, the painting is auctioned to raise funds for the Cancer Council, Australia (http://www.cancer.org.au/home.htm). That’s what I call a Win-Win-Win!

DoodleJam Painting raised $5,000!

Well done Mr Rentals, Queensland!

DoodleJam – “Vibrant group paintings using doodles!” – for “team building” “brainstorming” “ice breaker” “wedding reception” “hens party” “fundraising” and any other “creative group event”.


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One is worth $120m, the other is priceless.

May be there was “an infinite scream passing through nature” the day the auction gavel hit the block.

Edvard Munch’s pastel drawing of The Scream sold for $120m at auction this month (May 2012), the highest price at public auction ever! I personally love this drawing, but the price tag on its sale highlights everything that is wrong in our world.

The Scream includes a poem by Munch on the frame. It reads: “I was walking along a path with two friends – the sun was setting – suddenly the sky turned blood red – I paused, feeling exhausted, and leaned on the fence – there was blood and tongues of fire above the blue-black fjord and the city – my friends walked on, and I stood there trembling with anxiety – and I sensed an infinite scream passing through nature.”

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DoodleJam – Village Africa Fundraiser – An African community raising their own funds by creating a community painting.

Village Africa Auction

http://doodlejam.com.au/html/fundraising.php


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The Divided Brain – have humans forgotten their effortless gift?

“The INTUITIVE mind is a SACRED GIFT….and the RATIONAL mind is a FAITHFUL SERVANT”……………”We have created a SOCIETY that honour the  SERVANT but has forgotten the GIFT”..Einstein.

An inspirational and in-depth talk explained using a very refreshing visual technique – “ANIMATED DOODLES”. The following video, by RSA animate, explains the “Divided Brain” in 11 minutes and 48 seconds!

Renowned psychiatrist and writer Iain McGilchrist explains how our ‘divided brain’ has profoundly altered human behaviour, culture and society. Taken from a lecture given by Iain McGilchrist as part of the RSA’s free public events programme.

DoodleJam – “Vibrant group paintings using doodles!” – for “team building” “brainstorming” “ice breaker” “wedding reception” “hens party” “fundraising” and any other “creative group event”.

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$90,000 from selling doodles!

There is not doubting that Silvester Stallone is a movie icon. First Blood (1982) and Rocky (1977) are classic block busters.

What some people may not realise is that Stalone is a very talented part-time “doodler”. He is now making extremely good money from selling his paintings.  Las Vegas casino billionaire Steve Wynn bought one of Stallone’s abstract pieces for $40,000!  In addition, a self-portrait of Stallone, that the actor painted close to forty yeas ago, was purchased for $50,000. That’s a grand total of $90,000 from selling doodles!

“Trapped Ideals (above),” a self-portrait, was bought by an art gallery for $50,000. Stallone finished “Trapped Ideals” in 1977, the same year “Rocky” came out.

Source:http://www.worstpreviews.com/headline.php?id=16010#ixzz1sX38BQKC

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