What is a creative block buster? It is a simple exercise that can be done in just a few minutes or more that will hopefully jump start your creativity.
Creative Block Buster #11 – Explore Other Mediums
This creative challenge is all about finding inspiration from other mediums. Do a Google image search for pottery, quilting, knitting, painting, etc. and really look at some of the images. Pay attention to textures, techniques, shapes, patterns, and the colors used. Try to translate at least one of those items into your current medium.
This polymer clay dragonfly pendant was inspired by gourd art.
A Facebook group open to any artistic medium. A new inspiration challenge prompt will be posted each Monday. Upload your photo to the corresponding week’s challenge album.
*Photos must be new work inspired by the challenge.
The purpose of this challenge is to inspire you to make creative time a habit. Try to block out time in your schedule, ideally at the same time every day, even if it’s only 15 to 30 minutes. Creativity, like everything, get’s easier with practice.
My hope is that you will also use these challenge prompts to push yourself outside your comfort zone, because that is where real growth happens.
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