Six doodles

Another unearthing: a folder of doodles from 15-20 years ago, saved for use in collage-making. Here are six, arranged into a composition:

Created during faculty meetings and paper presentations, on handouts or notepaper, in several distinct but related styles. Ephemeral art.

The word doodle has come up before on this blog, in my 9/29/15 posting “Morning name: Dudelsack, doodlesack”, about, yes, bagpipes. It has a section on the relevant noun and verb doodle, which appear to have nothing to do etymologically with the bagpipe word (and also seem to date only from the 1930s).

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