Drawing, it’s one of those hobbies I always say I will spend time on, and then when the time comes I find myself lacking the inspiration to know what to paint. So I decided to follow the Munchs Cronch weekly drawing challenge. Hopefully this is the start of a creative 2012 with plenty of illustrations and random ideas.
pur – puh’s As defined by the online dictionary: the reason for which something exists or is done, made, used etc. What seems to be a simple thing, can lead to a life of searching for one’s ultimate purpose. The reason for which you exist. That is quite a statement, and definitely infers you are here for more than just to take up air and a space on this planet, Earth in case it’s become unrecognisable to you in it’s chaos. Through my, relatively short – in comparison to that of a 219 year old turtle – life, I’ve pondered upon […]
I love colours! COPIC is a brand of marker from Japan (of course) with oodles of colours, from brights to pastels. I may have bitten off more than I can chew when I ordered my 72 COPIC Ciao Marker set on the weekend via ebay… they will be coming in from the UK, saving me about $100! I will be like a child on Christmas day when the package arrives. In the mean time, to inspire me and to justify my markerific purchase, I looked for examples of artists using COPIC markers – here are a handful [ anatoliba | IsisMasshiro – […]
Data displayed visually has the ability to engage and educate. I love pictures, and I love them more when you can learn from them. Infographics are now migrating to animation, and combined with words and pleasant thought conducive music they come alive. Even with the oodles of note taking apps available, I still prefer no. 2 and take a notebook whenever possible, nothing beats putting pen to paper when you have an idea.
How do I be creative? Let me count the ways… Creativity is something that’s innate within us all, yes, it may be more dormant in some than others though let me assure you it is there. I can relate this to my recent experience with abdominal muscles, “abs”. I find it hard to believe I have these “abs” and yet under the layers of body padding I know they are there. I know they are there because despite not being able to see them, I feel them when I crunching! So there you have it, linking “abs” with “creativity”. These are 5 things […]