The idea is simple; create something on index card every day for 61 days.
This serves as a table of contents 🌻 and index for the annual challenge.
Bookmark this page. It will auto-populate with prompts each week, like magic.
An index card is a place to keep creative ideas, compositions, textures, secret messages, colors, palettes, quotations, plans, lists, patterns, riddles, codes, designs, doodles, marks & words. In other words, it is a container for your creativity.Read More
A peek into Explore, a 6-pack of index card art tutorials!
A fab way to explore new materials
and expand your creative repertoire!
There's an über-optimistic energy to the start of a creative challenge. So much potential. As you contemplate what to create, I encourage you to have an open mind as to how this 61-daily-card-goal will come to fruition. I never ever know where ICAD will lead, but it is always a surprise. Some years I start thinking that all I want to do is collage for the next decade -- and quickly I remember my beloved PITT pens and the intricate challenge of drawing mandalas -- then stumble into psychedelic acrylics.Read More
Here's how it works. Folks around the globe 🏄 create something on an index card from June 1 - July 31. That's 61 days of creative work! It's not a competition or a who-can-do-better-art kind of fancy schmancy challenge but a super intense roll-up-your-sleeves project.
Bookmark this page. This serves as a table of contents 🌻 and index for the annual challenge.
This is a little bonus idea 🎩 perfect for index cards - you can try one - pitch it if you literally drew four eyes or inadvertently put the neck on the forehead. Now it's your turn! I'm inviting each of you to draw a portrait - or a self-portrait. You can indeed do this even if you are adamant that you cannot draw.Read More
Thank you all for spreading 🌱💜 🦋 beauty, love, and kindness across ICADlandia. You guys are amazing! Using your imaginary global digital camera, take a snapshot of the glittery galaxy of index cards and take note of what is happening. It's summer and thus dreadfully hot here in Texas - so I have an excuse to chill out indoors and enjoy all of your cards! Here are just a few that caught my eye!Read More
We are going against the grain, in a crazy world,
making a proactive choice to DO creative work.
It is not easy to do what you are doing! You are so kind to each other, so positive, so effervescent in your feedback! I see you guys making new friends and getting more comfortable in your art-making!Read More