Creativity isn’t static. It’s constantly evolving just as we are.
Creativity is the one thing that separates us from all other living things.
It’s our purpose. Everything came from an idea. A creative spark. When I draw, I rarely add color to my designs. There is a purity to black and white. The monochrome has a power.
Regardless of how intricate a design becomes, there is simplicity. That is what I’m searching for and aim to create.
Random Thoughts by V. Vicari 2017
Copyright V. Vicari 2017
Black and White Mandala
A new year, a new set of 365 opportunities to create and make stuff! New years isn’t really a holiday for me. I haven’t stayed awake past 9 in years. For me, the holiday is more of a time of reflection.
A look back at the previous year. Where did I start? What did I learn? Most importantly, where do I want to go in the new year.
Continue reading Creative JumpStart: Goals For a New Year
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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!
Continue reading Creative Jump Start: It’s All About The Turkey
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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.
Continue reading Creative Jumpstart: Draw Your Music
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?
Continue reading Creative Jumpstart: Create In Black and White