Prompt60 Index

Prompt60 is a series of journaling prompts that will challenge you with sparks, ideas & quotes. My goal is to inspire and gently nudge to do something creative in your journal. The challenge will help you strengthen both your art-making & writing practice. The series will contain a mix of topical, art, creative & writing prompts, ideas for how you might get those words into your art journal and all-around fun ideas. The series will build to 60 creative prompts!

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Wonder31 #13: Pencil

“First, consider the pen you write with. It should be a fast-writing pen because your thoughts are always much faster than your hand. You don't want to slow up your hand even more with a slow pen. A ballpoint, a pencil, a felt tip, for sure, are slow. Go to a stationery store and see what feels good to you. Try out different kinds. Don't get too fancy and expensive. I mostly use a cheap Sheaffer fountain pen, about $1.95.... You want to be able to feel the connection and texture of the pen on paper.” 
Natalie Goldberg

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Wonder31 #12: Light

When I started art journaling I was confounded by collage. It seemed like the items were selected with such care, such forethought, such symbolism. But you know what? Not the case. There is visual balance, indeed, but this is something that you just get a feel for and get more comfortable with the more you actually do collage work.

How pleased I am that I've finished 12 prompts in 26 days thus batting about 461. A lot of folks are working the Wonder31s one-a -day and I am impressed by that level of creative gusto!

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Wonder31 #10: Ten Favorites

Oh the irony, my friends. I got completely STUCK on this one. My favorite WHATs? Geez. I don't even know why I got so stuck but your responses to the post in the Daisy Yellow FB group kicked me back into gear and helped me realize that I needed to go to the ridiculous outer limits for this one.

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Wonder31 #9: Wallpaper

So what on earth is wallpaper? Can we deconstruct this decorative wall covering? It's patterned or textured paper that you adhere to a wall, often with ornate or geometric patterns. It is a covering, an embellishment. Home Improvement stores used to have heavy volumes of wallpaper books that you could sign out and bring back. 

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