The internet is remarkable.

I recently came across a YouTube account I’d never heard of: C.S. Lewis Doodle. I don’t know who is behind it. But I simply cannot fathom the amount of time, creativity, and skill it takes to pull something like this off. It is a wonderful gift—and it’s free.

The Doodler (we’ll call him) essentially takes Lewis’s writings, adds audio, and then creates a sort of running visual commentary on them. Some people would dismiss such doodling (or even graphic novels) as too low of an art form, but to do something at this pace requires a very deep understanding of the subject matter.

And the research behind the doodling is significant. Note his comment on his doodles for The Abolition of Man:

In order to help you understand the meaning of the quotes, I have hunted down all of Lewis’ quotations and allusions including the notorious ‘Green Book’ itself. I have collated the original quotes, in their original context, and provided them as endnotes to a PDF document as a study aid.

Below are the introductory chapters to The Screwtape Letters and The Abolition of Man and one of the BBC talks that became a part of Mere Christianity:



You can watch the rest of the videos here.