I always longed to be the type of person that carried a sketchbook and made time to draw in it every day. But even after rediscovering the joy of drawing some years ago, I’ve failed time and time again in my attempts to make this a consistent creative habit… never mind reaching 100 days of drawing in a row. So often I would get inspired to draw and begin carrying my sketchbook with me for a few days in a row, or even a week. But life would always seem to get in the way and my sketchbook would soon go back to sitting on the desk… again. [Read more…]
Holding down a full-time job while dealing with the ups and downs of raising a family often make it far too easy for me to go long stretches of time without engaging in any kind of creative exercise. Since I’m currently in one of these creative slumps, I thought it would be a great time to kickstart things by seeking a little outside inspiration. [Read more…]
I’m constantly looking for ways to simplify everything in my life. It’s a never-ending battle as life seems to always be throwing more complexity at me. When it comes to being more creative, I’ve found that simplifying the tools I was using provided just the spark I needed to get myself back on track.
One does not accumulate but eliminate. It is not daily increase but daily decrease. The height of cultivation always runs to simplicity. – Bruce Lee
When it came to photography I always deferred to using my DSLR, and as for drawing I always thought I needed to have my sketchbook with me. The problem was that all too often I would just choose not to take pictures or draw if I didn’t have these items with me. This changed for me after this latest upgrade to the iPhone 6s. [Read more…]