Little by little does the trick. —Aesop
This week has been awesome. I’ve had a great time working and posting with you guys with the #15minartchallenge. It is quickly taking on a life of its own and that has made me smile big. Great job everyone!
If you’re not sure what I’m talking about, I’ve got a challenge for you. A challenge to make the most out of your sparest of time to do something to grow your skills.
If you find your time to be constrained then use what little you have and join in The 15 Minute Art Challenge.
It’s simple: Time yourself drawing for 15 minutes.
You can add color, but no more “drawing”. Tag #15minartchallenge on your social media accounts. Share and encourage others to join and use their “spare” time to create something.
Trust me, doing so you’ll get: faster and better. It was my main source of drawing for almost five years.
Constraints concentrates creativity.
A mighty flame followeth a tiny spark. —Dante (Alighieri)
The nuts and bolts of how I came up with what to draw this week had everything to do with daily life. My kids and I are totally absorbed in reading The Wingfeather Saga books by Andrew Peterson right now. Inspiration—check! Also, we celebrated two birthdays in our family this week and pulled out a favorite movie in the celebrating, The Hobbit. Oh yeah—I always love to draw bigfoot.
How do you decide what you are drawing?
Keep Creating Everyone. Have a great weekend!