Archive of ‘monthly challenge’ category

MONTHLY ART CHALLENGE / APRIL

APRIL THROW IT AWAY This was BY FAR the toughest art challenge yet. From the moment I set out to make these challenges, this was the one that scared me the most but it was also the one I felt I needed the most. Before I go on to tell you how colossally I failed […]

MONTHLY ART CHALLENGE / MARCH

MARCH EXPLORE IMBALANCE You know that feeling you get when you’re balancing on something, maybe a paddleboard or a small boat, and suddenly you realize that you’re starting to tip to one side. As fast as that feeling hits you, you throw your weight to the other side to try and right yourself but your […]

MONTHLY ART CHALLENGE / FEBRUARY

FEBRUARY EMBRACE SUBTLY The end of February marks the end of the second of my monthly art challenges. Transitioning to the focus of “Embrace Subtly” was surprisingly difficult coming off of January’s challenge to “Find Unexpected Color“. My brain was still in color mode. My goal with these challenges isn’t to work on them for […]

MONTHLY ART CHALLENGE / JANUARY

JANUARY FIND UNEXPECTED COLORS One of the things I miss most about art school is the challenge of it. There was always a new thing to learn and to push me out of my comfort-zone. Six years out, self-directing my own work is obviously much freer and more enjoyable but sometimes the lulls between each […]