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This week we wrapped up
Thanksgiving in the US and the holiday season is in full swing! Whether we like it or not, and I’m not a fan of the chaotic stress that comes with the holidays, it’s time to get our holiday joy going.
For this week’s Creative Jumpstart, I want you to look for that creative spark from the holiday season.
Once again, grab that pencil and sketchbook or your camera and let’s go!
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It’s time for your creative jumpstart. This week, let’s talk music.
Visual artists, photographers, writers, we need our music. Think about how much your creativity flows when listening to good vibes.
So what do I mean by drawing your music? Simple. Grab a pencil, pen or heck even a paintbrush and let’s get to work.
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Last week I spoke about
shading and how you can spark your creativity. Today, let’s talk about that creative spark through making art in black and white.
I love a good, powerful, black and white image. Think about the last time you saw a beautifully composed photo in black and white, how did it make you feel?
What about a drawing?
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I work a lot with
black and white. Whether it’s photography or drawings, I like the contrast between the dark and the light.
Color is great. Without color, life would be rather drab. But there is something about black and white images that speaks to the pure essence of an image.
Not to mention, images just look cool in black and white.
So for this creative jumpstart, I want you to focus on one aspect of colorless art:
shading. Continue reading “Creative JumpStart: Get Your Shade On”
I talk so much about creativity and trying to find that creative spark, but how do you actually “be” creative? For me, I’m a drawing and picture-taking fiend…usually.
But being creative every day is challenging.
There are so many times when finding that “thing” to spark the creativity is hard. I know it doesn’t have to be, but I know that it is.
I know that you struggle too. So many people want to incorporate more creativity into their daily lives. They just don’t have the ideas or the time.
So I’m starting something new here on the blog and I hope it’s helpful. If not, I’ll find something else.
Continue reading “Creative Jump Start: Draw Your Breakfast”