Two new fosters for Thanksgiving, continuing with the November “gratitude” creative project, and a wonderful book to read aloud.
Mid-November check-in and thoughts on the Gratitude project as a creative project.
Thoughts on a freeform, month-long November project centered around gratitude.
A super short check-in show… October, #Inktober, daily drawings…
A cookie, a crumpled wrapper, a series, a book about Julia Child, food art, and more. Prompt at the end.
An off-the-cuff look at Inktober, a daily challenge in October. You should!
Memory, a freak fish tale, e.e. cummings for young readers, and two A to Z books you will want to check out from Maira Kalman.
Celebrating Episode 200 with layers, collage, and a couple of inspiring collage books/artists.
Re-reading Griffin and Sabine. Their correspondence never gets old. Collage, multimedia, postage stamps, Nick Bantock, a Dina Wakley video, and more. Plus, a prompt for your own creative spirit that ties in with the Griffin and Sabine correspondence.
Two books this week, a powerful pair of art journal inspiration titles from Dina Wakley.
A look at Maira Kalman, an inspiring writer and illustrator… and Beloved Dog.
Clip, tear, and glue your way to your own, creative reference and inspiration book.
Finding photos, taking photos, and creating a reference book of photos or magazine clippings.
A beautiful and inspiring color-coding project by Carrie Baldouf. Traipsing through Infinite Jest (and now Gravity’s Rainbow) with an eye towards color.
Talking about first lines, blank pages, titles, first words, the creative process, and more. This one is for writers and non-writers and artists of all varieties.
Lyrics, language, theme songs, playlists, and a double-headed listening (and recording) prompt!
Thoughts on writing bios and introductions, the big question, “Am I still creative,” a bio 4 ways prompt, and a book of craft activities for kids.
A poetry refresher, “Where I’m From” poems, and an inspiring book on mapmaking.
A raven on the street, thoughts on morning processes and late-night drawings, managing your creative time and routine. Plus, a guest visit from Tammy of Daisy Yellow about doing the Index-Card-a-Day (ICAD) challenge.
Preparations for ICAD, to use color or not to use color, thinking through the stuffed animal theme, and two storybooks about artists.