Want to learn how to draw easy and cute stationery doodles to add to your study notebooks or maybe Bullet Journal?
You’re in the right place! Here are some doodling tutorials for you to follow even if you’ve never doodled before.
Going back to school is always a hectic period, and there are usually lots of things happening. With that in mind, I thought I’ll add some fun with these easy and cute stationery doodles, which you can use for your September Bullet Journal setup or just in your study notes. Visual note-taking is a very strong method of learning, after all.
First of all, I recorded a “Doodle With Me” video with 14 different school-themed doodles, which you should TOTALLY watch, and you can find it at the end of the post.
In addition to those, you can also find here 15 simple stationery doodles. Each tutorial is broken down into simple steps and is very easy to follow. Moreover, all the images are Pinnable, so you can just save them on your favorite Pinterest board and easily get back to them at any time.
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With all that out of the way, let’s doodle!
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My Favorite Doodling Supplies
Let me start by saying that even though I do all my tutorials on my iPad with the Procreate app, I firmly believe there is still nothing better than doodling with pen and paper.
You don’t really need any special supplies for that, just a pencil and a piece of paper should be ok. In fact, I always recommend you start with a pencil sketch to avoid any mistakes.
If you want to add some more feel to your doodles, you might consider enlarging your stationery collection. Below are some of my favorite supplies.
Sakura Micron. They’re definitely a must-have to create those rich black lines and add more emphasis to your doodles. Any fineliner pens would work; these are just the ones I’m loving at the moment. A great thing about fineliners is that they come in sets of different sizes, which will help you create more elaborate doodles.
Zebra Mildliner Highlighters. These are absolutely my favorite way to add color to my doodles. I love their color palette and think they work so well with doodle art.
Crayola Super Tips are another way to add color to your doodles. They are affordable, and the sets come in an insane amount of different colors!
You can check my post The Best Pens For Doodling And Sketching for some more recommendations.
Notebook. You can doodle on any kind of paper, honestly, but I prefer to have a separate journal for my doodles. This helps me to check my progress, plus I basically create a notebook full of doodle ideas for the next time I need to decorate my Bullet Journal pages.
Stationery Bullet Journal Doodles
I made sure these are all easy to follow, so you’ll be able to draw them, disregarding your artistic level. If you use them on some of your pages, please tag me on Instagram @mashaplans. I’d love to see your own take on these doodles!
You’re always, of course, very welcome to come and share your creations in our Facebook group.
Below are 15 step-by-step doodle tutorials, but there are more doodle ideas in my “Doodle With Me” video at the end of the post, so be sure to check that out.
I don’t think I ever used crayons in my life, maybe because I was always more of a colored pencil kind of girl. It’s kind of a mystery.
However, crayons are super fun to draw and are very cute, so this will be our first doodle.
My absolute favorite piece of stationery EVEEEEER!! Sometimes it feels like they’re the only thing I use for my bujo. Seriously, guys, I have no idea why they aren’t sponsoring me yet =(
These are also super popular in the school community, and for a reason – they are high quality, have a great color scheme, look amazing on flatlay pictures, and OMG, they’re so adorable! Aren’t they?
I like my doodle to be very rounded, but feel free to make the corners straighter – whatever fits your doodling style better.
Good old pencil – a must-have for any school pencil case and a very cute and easy doodle to draw.
If you’re more into mechanical pencils, I have one in my “Doodle With Me” video, so don’t worry; it’s all covered.
There are so many amazing ways to use washi tape in your Bullet Journal! I’ve been so obsessed over them lately.
I just had to include washi tape in this post.
Are you a washi person? Let me know in the comments!
To add a little extra something to your planner doodle, try using a grey marker and adding a shadow. This trick always adds a spark to a doodle and is very easy to add to such a simply shaped one as a planner.
Highlighters are an absolute must-have for school, so I had to add this doodle to this list.
We already had a Zebra Mildliner Highlighter above, but I really wanted to add a more classic one.
Finally, here is a simple doodle of a pen.
Here is a little trick for you that I used here – if you round all the corners and make elements a bit bigger than they should be, it will create a much cuter doodle.
Even though I don’t use staplers that much, it still seems like a must-have gadget on your desk.
It can be super cute, and it’s very simple to doodle. Just check out the tutorial below.
I love this doodle; it’s so darn cute! Plus, you can absolutely use any crazy colors you feel like since ink comes in a huge variety of them.
How about some rainbow-colored ink?
This is a super easy doodle, but it can be incredibly adorable.
Play around with rounding your corners and buttons even more for a cuter look.
This time, one more planner doodle is more of a travel journal kind of planner.
You can make it more rounded or more square…y? (is that even a word?), depending on your style.
I’ve always been a fan of paper calendars; even now I have one on my table at work.
So when we talk stationery and back to school, a paper rip-off calendar is definitely there is my list of must-haves.
Last but not least is the backpack doodle.
This one is a bit more elaborate but still pretty easy to draw.
Paint And Brush
It seems like a more difficult doodle than it is. Thankfully you can simply follow this tutorial.
Remember the main idea – everything is made of basic shapes anyone can doodle. You just need to see them.
I love those; they are so convenient and useful for many situations.
Thankfully these are also pretty easy to doodle.
Doodle With Me Video
Finally, here is my “Doodle With Me” video.
I hope by seeing me doodling, you’ll realize how easy it is to replicate those and be ready in no time to start decorating your school notes and study notebooks.
Back-to-school season is on, and all the stationery sales are personally driving me crazy!
Are you also getting the stationery craze? Do you want more doodle tutorials? Let me know in the comments!
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