I have an app on my iPhone called doodlebug. It’s perfect for exactly that, doodling, idling playing with color and line and form. I found the constriction of space (small screen…) and the limits of the touchscreen pushed for a kind of abstraction that I love.
My daughter went into hospital and into the ICU and onto a ventilator and then onto an oscillating ventilator and then continuous dialysis and complete crisis with Acute Myelomonocytic Leukemia. For several days she was going deeper into shock. At the deepest point she was:
…which became, as I erased dead spaces:
Like sand paintings – discovering process and focus through drawing. Did it bring about change? She lived.