Ugh... That moment when you really want to draw but you don't have any good ideas? lol having that happen right now. I'm open to, and would love some suggestions. Thanks!


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Comment by stephen mason on May 21, 2015 at 6:38pm

Hi Alice, I often find myself giving the same answer to this question and it's the one i use when faced with the same problem. As an abstract painter i find my ideas inside myself. I let things take their course and then work with them as they flow. Even if you hate abstract art it is a good way to begin from scratch,sometimes it leads to exciting places. So in short take a brush or a pen and some paper and stat scribbling,eyes open or eyse wide shut

Comment by Alice on May 24, 2015 at 9:47pm
no thanks thats a good idea
Comment by C. Andrew Wolfe on June 11, 2015 at 12:43am

Abstract is also my go-to style when I'm blocked as well as when I'm trying out a new medium. Zentangles can work well for this; I've also had some success with just sitting down, analyzing my recent emotions, assigning them each a color (or color group!) and shading in the page accordingly.

Comment by Carole M. on October 13, 2015 at 4:23pm

Hi Alice!  Jotting down subject material for future reference/future artwork is what comes to mind for me.  I recollect certain places I've visited over the years and have many photos stored in computer files, so when I can find the time to sit with drawing, there are some ideas waiting for me.  Any time of day, when web-browsing sometimes, you may come across an image that takes you back to a time and place ------- if it is your inspiration, jot it down there and then. 


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