How did you do with the poetry challenge?
I’m not ready to show you mine just yet, but I will when it gets far enough along to look like something.
As usual, I’m trying to overthink it, but I finally just forced myself to start. This is one of the things I’m trying to get past — overthinking how to do everything, making it harder than it should be — that’s one of my goals with these challenges. Just to let the hangups be gone, and DO something. That’s also why I made them weekly instead of monthly, so I wouldn’t procrastinate. Not sure it’s working in every instance, but I have done more than I normally would have, so any steps in the right direction are good.
I keep trying to put myself into my younger shoes, back in the days when I drew nearly every day, with no hangups, no worries about how it looked, or whether it was “perfect” — I turned out so much more artwork in those days! I’m trying to get back to that.
I’m gearing up to challenge myself to make some art, in some form or another, every day, and quilts won’t count. I’ll let you know if/when I start that.
Meanwhile, we’re ready for our 11th Creativity Challenge!
Since I’m gone the next two Thursdays and a lot in between, I’m taking it a bit easy on us for the next couple weeks. This will not only give us time to do the challenges, but a bit more catching up time. There’s only 3 or 4 of the previous challenges that I’m considering finished. Now that I’ve started, I want to keep them going!
So this week, we’re going to:
You have kept all your previous challenge pieces, haven’t you?
I want us to go back to our very beginning doodle from the very first challenge, and either add some more doodling to it, or if you haven’t already, add some color to it.
If you are finished with your beginning one, then make another one, and keep going. Doodling is good for your brain, remember?
Once you’ve done that, if you have any more spare time, you can use it to catch up on some of the other challenges, if you, like me, don’t consider them all to be finished just yet.
I have three doodles from the first challenge, and this one I’m just keeping to black and white:
This one I want to add on to, and add some color:
And this one I just need to keep adding to (for now):
So that’s what I’ll be working on. How about you?