Dora’s Dinosaur Rescue

Dora’s Dinosaur Rescue for Sketchbook Project

I decided to try to have a little fun with a still life today. I’m trying to read “The Artist’s Way” right now, because, aside from the sketchbook thing, I’m feeling a little creatively blocked. I don’t really know which direction to take my art, now that the show season is over, and I’ve done this big, serious, exhausting commission. I feel like I tend to take myself and my art a little too seriously anyways. I probably just need to marinate for a while, but I still feel driven to paint, I just don’t know what or how…At any rate, the Artist’s Way talks about nourishing your Inner Child…so I brought out the toys:) And since the theme for this sketchbook is Girls and Boys, I grabbed some girl toys and some boy toys. This tense standoff is what ensued, lol!
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6 thoughts on “Dora’s Dinosaur Rescue

  1. Hi Tahirih,
    I like Dora and the Dinosaur! What a fun way to build a still life. I find that the more I draw, the more “creative” things become. But, this is pretty darn creative! Congrats!

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  2. Looks very creative to me! I think creativity suffers when art becomes work. I try to vary what I do, media, projects etc just to keep the spark going and not to get bored with myself.

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  3. This is great, Im also struggling with inspiration for my project but other blogs do provide inspiration so maybe you could just wander around blogland.

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