Getting Fear Out of the Way
Creativity Challenge #1: Paint with Your Non-Dominant Hand
This one’s pretty self-explanatory. Just pick up the brush with the “wrong” hand and see what comes out. This exercise is about getting out of your own way. You don’t need to be an “artist” or “creative” to do the creativity challenges.
Think you have “no artistic talent?” Good. Paint something really ugly. That’s stretching your comfort zone, taking a chance, and facing a small fear to say, “In your face!”
To help get you started, you might try some of the following tricks:
For More Inspiration:
- Try one of the 5 minute art exercises in this post.
- Make simple drawings for anxiety relief.
- Take an online art journaling class to learn to use that wonderful blank journal to express and heal!
Join the Creative Self-Care Facebook Group!
What Sparks Your Creativity and Passion?
Tell us about it in the comments and share some of your own tricks for staying inspired and interested.