Sometimes you just Gotta Wing It

Improvisation and making it up as you go along is sometimes the only way forward without giving a second thought about having the right moment, the right materials, the right experience, or the right knowledge; this also could be about doing something today that lifts your spirit! Do that thing that makes you fly, even… Continue reading Sometimes you just Gotta Wing It

Make DO with what you Have

Missing a key ingredient? Well, unless you're trying to bake a cake without flour in the pantry, you'll just have to find another way to make do with what you have to hand! And you might unlock a totally new way of thinking and doing! Still confused about what you're doing here? Read this... Your… Continue reading Make DO with what you Have

Look Lines Check Correct

Today's drawing sesh is more about LOOKING than it is about making lines. LOOK LONG before making even the tiniest mark, then slowly proceeding, mark by mark, always LOOKING LOOKING LOOKING, before you make the next mark, then LOOKING AGAIN before making corrections or changes. This way, you are becoming confident in your OBSERVATIONS before… Continue reading Look Lines Check Correct

Start right NOW

I'll give you til the count of 3 to ask yourself why you're not already exercising your creative spirit. 3... 2... 1... What are you waiting for? Still wondering what you're doing here? Read this... youR TuRn to DraW! Find something to write with and a scrap of paper. What creative moments have you not… Continue reading Start right NOW

Let your Insides..shOUT

This is where you get to say the loud parts quiet and the quiet parts LOUD. Feeling something you can't quite express in words? Shy about showing off your heretofore secret creative talents? Don't be shy; LET YOUR INSIDES SHOUT! Still confused about what you're doing here? Read this... youR TuRn to DraW! With your… Continue reading Let your Insides..shOUT

Girl, you can afford to Think Freely

Some people might let a lack of funds interrupt their creative flow but that's not you, I know it. So all of those local art and culture institutions, parks and commons, and public spaces in your neighbourhood, they are there for the artistic taking. You don't need money (or maybe you need just enough to… Continue reading Girl, you can afford to Think Freely

Ideas are all Around You

Today becomes an opportunity to experience heightened awareness of your immediate surroundings by engaging one or more of the 5 senses (sight, sound, touch, smell, taste). Still confused about what you're doing here? Read this... yOuR TuRn to DraW! Or maybe I'm now thinking of literal round things. Find the nearest round/circular object (a jug?… Continue reading Ideas are all Around You

Find a way to work with Spiders

"Last night I dreamt of spiders, three GIANT spiders, trying to scurry into my house at the back door...it is considered very bad luck (and a grave misfortune upon me to kill them...) so every time I tried to get them OUT, they kept finding a way BACK IN! Through an open window, a crack… Continue reading Find a way to work with Spiders