Category Archives: Creativity Exercises

Writing, art, thinking…these are all part of a creative process and every once in a while we need to practice creativity. These are games or challenges to hone creative instincts.

Things That Make Me Smile No. 228: I Double Dare You

One risk of a long quarantine, whether or not you’re working remotely, is slowing down. The brain is like any other part of our bodies. Your mind requires exercise. This can be anything from sudoku to chatting with the local … Continue reading

Posted in Art, Music, Crafts, etc., Creativity Exercises, Smiles | Tagged , , , | 3 Comments

Things That Make Me Smile No. 227: I Dare You…

This is a little different from my usual smiles, but we’re heading into NaNo season at a swift pace. (National Novel Writing Month starts in November with prep in October.) The quarantine has been a struggle for many creatives who … Continue reading

Posted in Challenges, Creativity Exercises, Smiles | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Inktober 2019: A Drawing Exercise

In keeping with last year, I am once again trying Inktober with the goal of drawing more than I otherwise would have. I also used it to explore my tools again. My hope is I will find the tool that … Continue reading

Posted in Art, Music, Crafts, etc., Creativity Exercises, Tools | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Inktober 2018: A Drawing Exercise, Part 2

No sooner had I claimed the four drawings a week goal but I fell off that cliff. Tomorrow is the end of Inktober 2018, and while I may find more drawings appear at my fingertips, here are the three I’ve … Continue reading

Posted in Art, Music, Crafts, etc., Creativity Exercises, Tools | Tagged , | 2 Comments

Inktober 2018: A Drawing Exercise

Every October, I watch my friends take part in a drawing challenge called Inktober. While I’m no Picasso, I love to draw, sketch, or even paint (though I haven’t done that in more years than I can count). This year, … Continue reading

Posted in Art, Music, Crafts, etc., Creativity Exercises | Tagged , | Leave a comment