Tag Archives: 30 days

New Perspective

30 Oct

I’ve decided what my 30-day challenge is going to be.

It morphed out of a friend’s Facebook post about 30 Characters 30 Days. That in turn, oddly enough, got me thinking about some self-exploratory art exercises I enjoyed in my favorite pregnancy book, Birthing from Within.

It’s an odd combo, for sure, but inspiration is like that. You just go along for the ride.

So for the 30 days of November, I’m going to carve out a little time every day for some free-association sketching, say over coffee or a glass of wine. I figure, why not give Id and Ego some colored pencils and see what they have to say?

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30 Days

25 Oct
Photo adapted from "Spring" by Katie Brady, Flickr Creative Commons

Photo adapted from “Spring” by Katie Brady, Flickr Creative Commons

I came upon this great TED talk the other day. The gist is: Think of something you’ve always wanted to do. Then promise yourself 30 days to do it.

“There’s a few things I learned while doing these 30-day challenges. The first was, instead of the months flying by, forgotten, the time was much more memorable.”

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