A Daily Creative Practice

As many of you know, I enjoy taking online art classes – especially from CarlaSonheim.com

I started taking her first year-long class in 2013 with the Year of the Giraffe.  This year will be my 6th year.  I don’t always get to every assignment yet I enjoy the community and creative connections I make through her classes on Facebook.

I also enjoy the assignments as it helps me to think-outside-the-box and explore art in new ways.  Like this lesson:


I used thread dipped in watercolor and a brayer to create the abstract above.  Below is another one I did with India ink:


This year’s class is similar to last year’s – 365 days of creating daily.  The class started on Friday, January 5 so you can still sign-up and join in if you’d like. 🙂

Below is what I titled, Low Tide, where I used another piece of paper over the thread instead of a brayer to create my abstract:


You have the option this year to get the assignments daily or weekly.  I currently signed up for daily but may change to weekly later on.

Yesterday, our assignment was to draw a piece of fruit blindfolded – the fruit, not me! Hehe 😉 I did an apple:


I hope you join in the fun!!  Go to http://www.carlasonheim.com for more information.

Cheers to creating daily! 🙂

15 responses to “A Daily Creative Practice

  1. Sounds like fun, I love the abstracts with thread, very cool!

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  2. Looks like pure fun!

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  3. I enjoy your journeys with Carla!

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  4. I see joy on the screen, so glad you are enjoying your art making Jill.

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  5. I really like the green one with bits of pink, and your pencil drawing of the apple. Really fun stuff!

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  6. Looks like a party! (K)

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