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5 Daily Habits That Boost Your Creativity And Health

Learning

Are your daily habits holding your creativity back? Do you try to be creative each day? Can you focus your energy on your creative projects?

It’s not always easy. Creativity needs a daily routine. Finding creative success is about building good, daily habits.

You need to foster habits that you are comfortable with and fit into your personality. These habits become foundations for your daily routine and impact your overall health. Imagine practicing habits that not only improve your creativity but keep you healthy too!

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5 Things I learned From Drawing Every Day

Doodling

Drawing

A few months ago I realized the best way for me to improve my art was to make drawing a habit. I dreaded the idea. I know practice makes perfect, but I really didn’t think I could commit to daily drawing.

Then one day I picked up the pencil and started drawing. Day 1.

Then the next. Day 2.

And the next. Nothing extravagant, twenty minutes. Maybe half an hour if I was lucky.

As a result, I’ve never been happier.  Continue reading 5 Things I learned From Drawing Every Day

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Why I Went Crazy With Zendoodle

Creative

Zendoodle

 

One of my creative goals for 2017 was to simply get more creative. Part of that plan, and you should always plan your creativity, is to post more artwork to my blog.

What’s an artist’s blog without art?

So the drawing above was really just a simple doodle that morphed into an array of colors, lines and crazy do-dads consisting of semi-symmetrical designs. Continue reading Why I Went Crazy With Zendoodle

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Why Twitter Is Still Relevant For Visual Artists

Twitter

We all know Twitter is one of the largest and most well-known social media platforms. According to Statista.com, Twitter had 317 million monthly active users in 2016.  As a microblogging platform, there is power in a simple tweet. Everyone from the average person to politicians to athletes takes advantage of that power for better or worse.

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Why You Must Use Unsplash.com For Your Blog

Unsplash.com

A basic need for every blogger is having good, quality visuals on their blogs. With attention spans getting shorter, attracting readers starts with a good picture or infographic.

There are many great sites for pictures for your site. But, I use Unsplash.com constantly. Yes, I’m a visual artist, but I don’t always have the time to take photos. What’s worse, I’m super particular and much of my drawings don’t make it on the blog. So, like any good blogger, I rely on others.  Continue reading Why You Must Use Unsplash.com For Your Blog