Doodling is to the [artist] what stream-of-consciousness is to the writer.
~Alvalyn Lundgren, Alvalyn Studio
Doodle or Art?
It has both the aspects that Alvalyn Lundgren’s article describes. It had no real purpose. It doesn’t need to depict anything like a person. There was no pressure to perform, but it is meaningful, and a drawing that does communicate. Not sure how well or not. It is merely a series of marks. They are playful, geometric, linear, shaded, or whatever. It is a question I am interested in considering.
I will go with automatic drawing with thoughtful consideration. Thus, art.