Every Day in May
"Last year, I got this crazy idea that I would paint every day in May. And post the paintings (t)here on my blog. And invite others to do the same.I am tempted and have the possibilities open to me of drawing, sketching, painting, writing and taking photographs, depending on my health that day.
Here's how it works:
Commit to create something every day in the month of May. (Note: last year I did over 31 paintings. I felt really rushed. So this year, I will spend more than one day on a painting if I want to. You can do the same, or do 31 separate < strong >paintings</strong>, or take 31 < strong >photos</strong>, make < strong >collages</strong>, or < strong >write a page of your novel</strong> every day.)
They can be tiny.
They can be crap. :)
They can be about anything you want.
At the end of the month, a month that has a solid week of recitals and hours of driving time and packing up the kids to bring to my parents so the house can be perfectly quiet, I will have done 31 days of paintings. I may hate them all! I may have one I love, or I may think all of them are my best work yet. But I do know that I function better painting than when I'm NOT painting. And hopefully after all those paintings I will learn something new.
So...who wants to join me?
Graphics to link back and use for your own "Every Day" journey:
Feel free to join the Flickr group here: Every Day In May. Go! Share your stuff!"
I thought, however, that I would throw this invitation open to all of you creatives that read or stumble across my journal (hence a public entry) because more of you might want to get involved!! I am sure, as well, that other creativity such as pottery, knitting or soft-toy making would be included...
I have subscribed livejournal to the flickr feed for that group at everydaymay, if that helps.