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101 Artist’s Date Ideas.

A friend brought this blog to the attention of her friends and fellow artists (they are not all the same people). While I am not an artist like her, I do use other creative parts of my brain and am always looking for ways to get inspired.

By the lack of postings over the last several months, it is apparent that I need more inspiration. Here’s hoping these ideas, and the ones suggested in the comment section, help renew my creativity.

How about you? Which one’s inspire you and how? What still needs to be added to the list?

The Artist's Way

  1. Visit an artist’s supply shop.
  2. Spend some time outdoors with your journal, sketchbook, craft supplies, etc.
  3. Go for a walk, and take your camera with you to document the experience.
  4. Stop by the library, and check out some CDs.
  5. Set a timer, and spend an hour working on something you’ve been putting off.
  6. Create an artist’s workspace in your home.
  7. See an Oscar-nominated movie or a foreign film.
  8. If you don’t have an artist’s blog, start one.
  9. Visit a “creative” shop that has nothing to do with what you actually do–an art supply store, a fabric shop, a music store.
  10. Grab a stack of magazines, and clip whatever looks interesting or cool to create your own inspiration board.
  11. Support the local arts scene. Go to a local festival, music event, art show, play, museum exhibit, etc.
  12. Plant something. Start your own herb garden. Butterfly garden. Plant a tomato or some…

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