Creativity Every Day



Creativity is an important part of life, and for me essential to our health and well-being.  In these posts there will be examples of sketches that could possibly lead to a creative activity as a prompt.  I hope you are also inspired to create and you are welcome to leave your photos's, links to your work or comments.

The sketches need not be detailed but can be just outline, but the whole point is to do something, and you can be surprised how much you can do in 5 mins:
  • get your favourite equipment out and do a quick sketch
  • try different grades of pencil
  • including watercolour pencil - try using one colour for a sketch
  • how about using your non-dominant hand, 
  • continuos lines - draw a picture without taking your hand off the paper
  • carry and pencil and a small note book for those moments where you have to wait around observe your surroundings and do a quick drawing 
  • look through your supplies for equipment that you haven't used for a long time and use this
  • use surfaces that you might have thrown away such as card board from packaging
  • think of a theme and do a sketch around this, the list is endless...
  • most important of all - HAVE FUN
There are some wonderful challenges around so if possible make some time to contribute to one of these.  I'd love to hear your thoughts about how you tackle your creativity with limited time.....so for now Create, Create, Create!

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