Don't throw away your creative momentum.

I love the way that ICAD reinforces the good and positive activity of making creative stuff. It allows us to establish [or refresh] and try things that we might not try in more formal or weighty work. It gives us an excuse to take risks, play, explore, not worry so much about results.

Each year, I try to develop a plan to help challengers continue to be enthusiastic about art-making. This year I've developed something called The Creative Nudge, a mix of explorations, examples, ideas, and videos. 

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Yay. The Creative Nudge

You know how I'm always talking 🗃 about keeping your creative momentum spinning year-round? 
​​​​​​​Not letting the energy fade? Sticking with the positive creative habits that you refresh during ICAD each year?

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Mindful Meditative Mandala Madness

Ⓜ️andalas & geometric patterns 🙃 are our themes for Week 5️⃣ of the Index-Card-a-Day Challenge
where our goal is to make 61 cards in 61 days, at the pace of ONE per DAY! I've done 4 Instagram Lives this week where we did mandala draw-alongs, and I hope you caught one of them! Be sure to follow me at @gypsy999 to catch future arty fun. 

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Wonder31 #23: Batik

Surely you are thinking that I forgot about my promise to do all of the Wonder31 prompts? This week I created something to INTERPRET this prompt! I found a scrap of painted paper [with acrylics] and it seemed like a perfectly batik-like background for a mandala. And it was... batik! 

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