Create Art Everyday UPDATE 2-14-2012

I have given myself this challenge, and I have to remember, I am not necessarily looking for the next masterpiece every day, but rather, that I DO something creative. Some days, it is more an exercise in creativity to SEE that something was creative than to actually create.

I am in a challenge group to get some of my quilts that up until now have not managed to get finished, finished!

So, a good number of the daily creativity will as a result reflect this.

Also, creativity to me is puttering on the computer, playing with Lightroom or PSE…(which don’t always result in RESULTS)

Without further ado, here are the photos from the first two weeks, in no order at all!

A pretty orange pepper I found at the grocery store the other day:

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Layla:

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Timmy and I, self portrait at the beach:

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A pair of Lampwork earrings:

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My 2×4 quilt, getting back into the swing of it:

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Layla and I had Arts and Crafts when she visited last:

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This is Timmy’s Valentine:

 

THIS is going around Facebook lately— pretty much sums it up!

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MAKE ART EVERY DAY

Today is February 2,  2/2. Groundhog Day. How about having creativity being the thing that runs in a loop—do something creative! EVERY DAY.

I made it through January, which seemed a drag. I had finished up my 2011 Photo a Day Project, and just didn’t feel the desire to do it again.

I finished shooting for my Year on the Appomattox, as well.

While I probably did do some creative things, they were done without purpose, or true acknowledgement.  I am going to try to change that, starting now.

Some days, the creative bug is difficult to find, and it may be that doing something creative will be as exciting as some of those last minute, oh, shoot I forgot to take a photo images… But I hope that more of them will be on a higher level than that!

Limitations to creativity—none. I am not locking myself into any particular medium. Creativity comes from where it comes, and we shall not argue with it!

I probably won’t post a new blog post daily, but I WILL post on Facebook what my creative endeavor was, and I will update the blog at least weekly, and sometimes even with photos!!

Ready, set, START.

February 1—Yesterday I quilted. I finished the binding on a baby quilt. Now, it is washed, folded and awaiting the newest baby on the scene…

February 2—I worked out the pattern I was attempting for a tote bag, and finished up two totes, which need some threads snipped. Then I can photograph them and mail them off to their new homes, as late Christmas gifts.