#DrawRiotDaily May 2019

April 27, 2019

May brought with it a bit of sunshine, lots of rain and an explosion of flowers !


I have been looking back across my sketchbooks and thinking about the explorations in color, form, an line I have done along with some of my drawing from life. I am realizing how much light specifically sunshine plays such a big role in my energy to create. This may sound a bit strange but I realize I spend way too much time inside where its dark, cold and stationary. I need to push myself out the door and see and experience more life has to offer. I keep driving myself to fill every moment with the to-dos of life and I keep over extending myself. I am reminded again that my sketchbook is permission to slow down and just be. I want to spend some time just sitting today and sketchbooking the world around me.

 

 

 

For May I choose the theme Jump because I want to take a leap into life more often. I want to take more chances and try more things get outside and bike with my sketchbook. I kind of feel like I am coming back to life after this loooooong winter and the flowers and sunshine is helping me bloom a bit. Now if we could tone down the rain a bit at would be fab!

 

Remember to let yourself explore and challenge yourself to not only create every day but experiment with your supplies and your process. Part of being an artist is just making art not everything has to be "beautiful", "perfect" or "art" the process is justas important if not more important than the product!

 

#DrawRiotDaily May 2019

This year my daily challenge is about making room for you and enjoying the process of creative exploration.

 

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• Each month will have a main theme word along with 3 key words to spark your creative fire.

• A set of colors that you can use as a jumping off point.

• An art supply to try along with an artistic technique to try.

(Optional) I will be setting a 10 minute timer for each day to remind me that creativity can be spontaneous and that its ok to just play. 

 

So what are the "rules" for #DrawRiotDaily? Really there are no "rules" if you want to join in it is simple!

  1. You don't have to use any of the prompts it is ok to pick and choose, you can join in for just the community that totally fine!

  2. Create something every day ( A Drawing, painting, stamp, collage, pattern, ATC, sketch etc. anything goes!)

  3. Share! Use #DrawRiotDaily on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter or your favorite social platform sharing helps you and everyone else stay accountable and excited to create! When you share your work everyone can see your amazing creations, your personal creative journey and our creative community grows together!

Thats it! 

Check out the May  2019 prompts below and get ready for a little creative focus and passion!!!

(To download the prompt image so you can print it you can click hold and drag it to your desktop or click and save the pdf!)

 

 

You can follow along and share your process with everyone on Instagram with #DrawRiotDaily and you can join me on my Facebook Group Page: Creative & Caffeinated I can't wait to see what you create this year!

 

I will also have some fun new projects, new videos, classes and travel coming up in 2019 and I can't wait to share all of the creative fun with you! Make sure to check out my class page and sign up for my newsletter to keep up on all the new fun stuff going on!

 

Enjoy creating this month and remember to be kind to yourself and enjoy the journey!

Until Next Time!

XOXO - Tori

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