CreativeSprint task for the day: make an ad. I like the Psalm that says ” O taste and see, the Lord is good.” I adapted it for a textile artist.
I married a man with a cat last fall. Sweetie the cat, adopted when his daughter moved, is the empress of the domain. ( and I am fine with that because she never enters my studio.).
The persnickety puss loves moving water. She has an endearing meow which I interpret as, “Get that faucet turned on now. I am languishing.” She prefers that her human serve her, immediately. This is a well established pattern for both cat and man.
The Creative Sprint task for today: do someone else’s role.
“Ask a friend for help,” Creative Sprint assigns today.
We had a wonderful catching up about art and books and family and the pursuit of dreams. I departed energized and affirmed. I had been in the sacred space of friendship. Today a bit of visual and verbal creativity:
I reach the pause
before the swirl zone.
It is here, dear friend,
where I hold you in thought,
where I hold you in reverence.
Make a doll! That is my first response to today’s challenge from CreativeSprint.
As I cut a shape from hand painted silk, Vachel Lindsay’s poem about the Irish Potato Fairy began to dance in my head: down cellar said the cricket.
Here she is, the Irish Potato Fairy.
I want to illustrate a children’s book. Perhaps, just for the child in me.
CreativeSprint wants me to make a post card and send it.
I don’t want to do that.
But I did make a card I will not send and I am giving myself 5 minutes to think who could be the recipient.
I am having a good time and I am glad ________ is not here. X O
My favorite gift to give is encouragement. One of my new art friends will be surprised to get the result of today’s task from. CreativeSprint.
I carry a fabric tag inside my purse that reminds me to be BOLD.
It is the half way point in CreativeSprint, and I am bending the task to suit me. Instead of carrying something I have made and documenting locations, I am bringing BOLD back to the studio in a little frame. Thanks to Another Limited Rebellion for the encourage to practice creativity with discipline.
I started a poetry MOOC yesterday. One of the presenters talked about her technique of collecting words she encountered through her day. When she was ready to write, she intuitively combined different parts of her collection and found pleasing rhythm and observation. Today I cross trained my poetry lesson into CreativeSprint: collection and juxtaposition.
Monday is about embracing the work week.
But some Monday’s I would rather not be age appropriate.
Today’s task from CreativeSprint: make a hat or something to wear on your head. My spirit says it’s time for flowers in my hair.