The Art Everyday Month Challenge comes to a close today.
I made the commitment to make art everyday.
My final piece is a mosaic featuring art made during the month of November.
I can step back and see what was accomplished in thirty days.
Not the easiest of tasks but what fun it was to get the creativity going.
Thank you to Leah Piken Kolidas, blog author of Creative Every Day Blog for putting together the AEDM challenge.
I met many wonderful artists and enjoyed seeing everyones work and beautiful blogs. Many of my friends from Kelly Rae Robert's Flying Lessons e-course participated as well. It is always fun to make art alongside your friends.
The challenge was a good artistic discipline to follow.
I learned that even if you only have an hour to make art, make that hour count.
If you have young children as I do, that might be all the time you get in a day.
I rely on chip board and butcher paper to make art a lot of the time.
I have to work fast and embrace the imperfections in my art as character.
You know the spills, drips an smudges!
Another lesson learned this month was that as an artist we can create anywhere.
During the challenge we experienced a Nor'easter displacing my family for nine days.
I took my traveling studio, made the best of it and made art at a friend's.
She happens to be an artist as well, so she welcomed my mess.
Do you create art in other places other than your studio?
If you participated in this challenge what growth or insight did you experience?
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