Part of what makes color so exciting is that it can mean something different to each of us. For some, red might feel stressful or angry. For others, it might communicate passion and life. This Creative Challenge asks you to explore your unique relationship to color.
We visited muralist Greg Pennisten at the site of his most recent project, “Plat 28,” to learn about the process of creating large scale paintings. Greg talked about the value of public art, passing down technique, and how we can all find that inspiration to get started.
Getting into the groove of drawing can be intimidating. Staring at blank paper, it can be hard to know where to start. Sometimes, it can feel like we need to have a plan. We want to challenge that idea. With this creative exercise, we’ll be using motion to inspire us to get out
In this creative exercise we’re blurring the lines of what counts as ‘art supplies’ to remind you that you can get creative with anything! These marbled paintings look complicated, but we made them in minutes using paint and shaving cream.
You don’t need fancy art supplies or years of experience in order to create pieces of art that you can display! Organic materials like leaves and flowers can make great tools. They’re free, abundant, and they allow us to bring a piece of the outdoors in.
The more we find opportunities to be grateful in day to day life, the easier it becomes. Making a gratitude list is a great way to practice this. It allows us to center ourselves, and to recognize all the things we already have.