BogusRed here with a useful dose of creative information and inspiration to nourish your inner artist.
The year is already ¼ of the way over. Are you working daily toward your goals of improving as an artist or writer? There's no time like the present. You can do anything you put your mind to. I'm currently working on establishing a routine of progressing on my creative goals a little bit each day which includes 10 minutes of learning and 20 minutes of creative work. A little progress each day adds up to big results.
Here's some information to help you grow as an artist
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For the past several months, my friends and I have been getting together a few times per month for "creative times". We meet late on Sunday morning for brunch and socialize. Then we hunker down and start writing, drawing, crafting, or whatever creative task we want to do. We've employed the Pomodoro technique where we work for 25 minutes, then take a short break to talk, then repeat. The dedicated 25 minutes gives us the quiet time we need to be productive. And the breaks give us a chance to bounce ideas off one another and get feedback. It's been pretty successful for us so I just wanted to share in case it's helpful for others.
Now onto the news…
This month we have a new creative challenge for the changes in the seasons; Autumn and Spring. We have a pinterest board with some inspiration.
I'm thinking of doing New Zealand which has such gorgeous natural beauty and is where Hercules Legendary Journeys and Lord of the Rings was filmed (yes I'm a nerd). And also our resident moderator, Arkillian is there! I would love to go some day!
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