Planning and playing, a new series in the works.
Making assignments for yourself, being able to pursue your own creativity or trust your own artistic compulsions is the only way to make distinctive work that sticks with yourself and others. It’s the only way to prevent yourself from becoming stagnant.
When I was 7 I wanted to grow up to be an artist. I quickly decided that wasn’t possible because I couldn’t draw. I sure could draw the rat on … Continue reading Creating Art without a Mind’s Eye
Google image search ‘idea journaling’ and you get beautiful pages full of neat handwriting, perfect sketches, scrapbook paper and washi tape. I keep an idea journal. Mine is not beautiful. … Continue reading Saving Ideas
[A late post for the 2016 April A to Z Challenge, Day 16, P, and in response to the Daily Post Daily Prompt: Earth]
I’ve been trying to get back into my art mode. I suppose I’ve been in a bit of a creativity funk. But…I got a few things from the craft store … Continue reading Make
In 3rd grade there was a book (about a dog, but I can’t remember much else) that resided on our classroom book shelf. One day, I took it upon my … Continue reading Commandeered Creativity