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Creativity For The Weekend! Have An Amazing Weekend!

Weekend

It’s the weekend once again, thankfully. There are many things you can do on the weekend, but if you’re not practicing your craft, you’re missing out.

Of course, sometimes we all need a little motivation so for this edition of my Creative Weekender series, here are few things I think will give you inspiration.

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How To Build Your Creative Self-Discipline

Self-discipline

In 2014 I was sitting on my couch blankly staring at my television. I was bored, really bored. I don’t even remember what was on at the time as I have a notorious channel-flipping habit.

Television was so unimpressive, I got up and wandered around my house. I ended up in our home office looking for an old sketchbook and set of graphite pencils I received as a birthday gift years ago.

I was so bored, I was going to draw because I had nothing better to do.

This was before I rediscovered the magic of reading again too. So a good book was out of the question.

During this moment of absolute laziness and couch-living monotony, I was “forced” into my creativity. I had no idea this desperate moment of entertainment-seeking was one of the best moments of my life.  Continue reading How To Build Your Creative Self-Discipline

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The Creative Weekender. Have An Amazing Weekend!

Weekend

Whether you’re a professional, full-time creative, or a professional, side-hustle creative, or you just want to be more creative we all could use some inspiration.

So I’m introducing a new series of posts called, “The Creative Weekender.” Let’s face it, many of us do lots of creating during the weekends. We’re creative weekend warriors.

Each Friday I’ll share some things I find inspiring, creative, interesting or simply cool. After all, it’s a creative life, right? Continue reading The Creative Weekender. Have An Amazing Weekend!

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How To Make Art During Fatherhood

Staying creative is a challenge for me even when I have quiet time and a quiet, organized space to find my “flow.”

Throw in my five-year-old son whose energy is unstoppable and boundless. How do I create anything?

Needless to say, it’s a struggle at times, but  I think I’ve found some ways to get over the challenges fatherhood presents to creating art!

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Artwork In The Works

Artwork

Over the past two weeks, I’ve experimented with some different ideas. Mainly, I wanted to incorporate typography and shadowing into my work. Nothing too crazy, but just adding some depth and words to some mandala art.

If you don’t experiment, you don’t learn. So check out these pieces.  Continue reading Artwork In The Works