Doodling in the context of noodling is simply taking a line for a walk to create an enclosed abstract pattern or shape. Yes the only rule here is that the line should end up at the same place as it started. When the doodle is complete it can be decorated with an internal pattern this is called noodling. This is the stage where your creative juices begin to flow, how many noodling ideas can you imagine?

Below can be seen the three step process required to complete a Pinwheel noodled doodle. The Pinwheel noodling was first drawn out in contour then alternate segments were coloured in.
Most Doodles can be completed in two stages such as the four examples at the bottom of the page.