ICAD 2018 Week 5 Prompts & Themes

Thank you creative people!!!! For sharing all of your inventive, witty, colorful, meaningful, tangible, expressive... index card art! Thank you for cheering each other on to the magical 61, for being so kind and supportive of your fellow challengers! We all need to reboot + refresh, don't we? Go YOU for exploring your art materials, discovering new techniques, figuring things out, interpreting prompts, dreaming up ideas, carrying out creative experiments, and testing hypotheses. Together we are seeking out {and carving out} time for ourselves, time to create and make marks and paint and draw and collage. We are folding, altering, sewing, swirling, scheming, and beyond. I recognize that it is not 

Read More
Tiny map art!

Here we are at the end of week three! If you’ve made it this far you have just finished what is historically the MOST difficult week of the challenge. It is a turning point!!!!! ❌⭕️❌⭕️ By week 4️⃣ you are in the groove, you’ve got a daily habit going and the wheels are spinning. 🌀🕊☕️🌈🏷 Wishing you creative adrenalin plus ☮️ art time each day to mentally regroup and refresh. It really does matter.

Read More
1icadDaisy Yellow
More index cards in bright colors

Remember to be patient with yourself if you are struggling to do your card each day. You can simplify what you are doing, that may likely help. Know that it takes time to incorporate a daily creative project into your day --- it is a process that is constantly evolving but YOU need to own that daily decision. I believe that art contributes to our overall happiness. It does not "make" us happy. For me, life is better with art than without. If your week is better WITH art, make it a practice. Make time. Trade time. Invent time. Reverse time. But figure it out. It matters.

Read More
1icadDaisy Yellow