While this may be headed to the trash can after I write this post, I am happy that I took the time to make it. It forced me to think outside of the box and experiment with a new material, i.e. index cards. I'm really enjoying these projects from the Creative Collective. They're a nice break from the monotony of school work and routine in general!
Wednesday, February 19, 2014
The Creative Collective // Anything-Goes Art
This week's Creative Collective really pushed me out of my comfort zone. The project was to gather random artifacts from around your house and compile them into something. I found this task oddly difficult, I have taken many art classes in my life, but being artistic without a sense of direction has always been difficult. This is probably why all my scribbles are either hearts or song lyrics! Anyway, I find it extremely difficult to just sit down and create art. For this reason, I put off this project until last Monday when I just sat down at my desk and decided I wasn't going to get up until I finished my piece of art. With this determination, I grabbed a stack of index cards and made this: