Saturday, 5 November 2011

AEDM D5

The Plan

Nip in to town for a quick bit of shopping, call at Cubby Hole to see if there are any web updates required (and check for new goodies), then return home and have a crafty day.

The Reality

Leave at 10am, return at 5.30pm.


There has been some creativity, but it's mostly ideas for workshops/events at the Cubby Hole.
Also prepared 2 canvases (which I do have plans for). I used to struggle with picking colours for backgrounds, so now I dump the tubes in a pile, close my eyes and pick 2 or 3 at random. It's worked so far :)

7 comments:

  1. That's a fantastic idea (closing of eyes and just picking out a tube) I might give this a go next time I'm stuck (which is a lot but always push myself to make a damn decision). Love this post, the plan then the reality sections gave me a giggle, thanks so much for sharing, much love Jennibellie xx

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  2. OH, I really like your idea for picking background colours...it would certainly save procrastinating over it.

    It's amazing how fast the days fly by. I often have big creative days planned too but distractions or procrastination often have other plans for me.

    I'm keen to see what you do with these canvas pieces, Nigel.

    Have a great weekend,
    Serena

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  3. That si a great idea for picking background colours... takes all the stress out of it... I know myself well enough to know that I would cheat though xx

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  4. it happens! preparation is something too, so keep at it :)

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  5. Your random-choice background idea is fantastic AND gutsy.

    Honestly, ask around! Most people haven't the fortitude to move ahead with "random" picks. Good for you!

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  6. who IS that masked man!

    great technique letting the universe pick your colors for you and I agree it's working beautifully!
    oxo

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  7. Hi Nigel,
    Just dropping by here to thank you for the comment. Manic? Who me?Thats my favorite personality trait. I probably need to meditate. Anyhow enjoy your 10 min pencil sketches and love your random color picking. Both pieces of great advice:) look forward to hearing more from you at AEDM
    Julie

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