So Noted…

I have discovered two fabulous ways to get one’s creative juices flowing as warm-up exercises in art making.

I learned these ideas from Anita Lehmann in her online class, Translating Landscapes, hosted by Carla Sonheim.

The first idea involves creating marks with a variety of art mediums and tools.  One “natural” tool was a stick!  I had so much fun dipping a stick into ink and “making marks” with it… And using a variety of materials to create this piece:


The second idea was making marks while listening to music.  I created this piece while listening to Eva Cassidy and Natalie Merchant:


I enjoyed both exercises.

So noted, my favorite was the one with the music!

I encourage you to turn up the music and create!

Cheers! 🙂

13 responses to “So Noted…

  1. Jill, you always have the best ideas for creating. These two images have later possibilities and stand well on their own. I’m posting some painted papers my granddaughter and I made, today as well.

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  2. fun! You are my definition of fearless!

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  3. So much fun!!
    I enjoy painting with a little music on as well. 🙂

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  4. These both turned out so BEAUTIFUL!!! I love them Jill!

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  5. They are both beautiful! I must say I especially love the first one because of the contrasts and the energetic lines!❤️

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