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Love what you do! If you don’t love it, it’s not worth doing!

Love what you do! If you don’t love it, it’s not worth doing!

Love what you do! If you don’t love it, it’s not worth doing!

Love what you do! If you don’t love it, it’s not worth doing!


Your Rules must be 11x17 monochromatic only vertical lines must relate to the idea of energy must use a solid color for background “interpret any way”

Your Rules must be 11x17 monochromatic only vertical lines must relate to the idea of energy must use a solid color for background “interpret any way”

HOW MUCH IS TOO MUCH? WHAT IS NOT ENOUGH? HOW MUCH IS TOO MUCH? WHAT IS NOT ENOUGH?


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Encourage serendipity in your process Go to http://internetarchaeology.tumblr.com/ Click “see a random post” (left-hand side, under house icon) Save the first 7 photos you get Make a photoshop collage using parts of some or all of the photos

More than once always try an idea more than once. if you give up on it the first try you are not exploring your options. you never know, it just might work. work backwards! if you are having trouble getting started or moving forwards, work backwards. this will allow you to visualize the problem, and create a creative solution.

the wonders of negative space. as an exercise to train yourself to being more sensitive to negative space, the space around objects, draw only the negative space of objects. you will find this area far more interesting than the object that occupies this space.

Humor is important. LAUGH!

More than once always try an idea more than once. if you give up on it the first try you are not exploring your options. you never know, it just might work. 1 2 3 4 5

Encourage serendipity in your process Go to http://internetarchaeology.tumblr.com/ Click “see a random post” (left-hand side, under house icon) Save the first 7 photos you get Make a photoshop collage using parts of some or all of the photos

work backwards! if you are having trouble getting started or moving forwards, work backwards. this will allow you to visualize the problem, and create a creative solution. the wonders of negative space. as an exercise to train yourself to being more sensitive to negative space, the space around objects, draw only the negative space of objects. you will find this area far more interesting than the object that occupies this space.

Humor is important. LAUGH!


5. Have fun!!!!! 4. it should represent something that is “passionate” or has to do with passion. 3. Must be 8 by 8. 2. You can only use organic shapes. (no straight edges, squares, vertical lines, etc…) use circles, polygons, etc… 1. You must use the color red, and then two other colors of your choice (no more than 3 colors).

Work smart not hard. “ I needed two drawings and I only had one. So I ripped it in half.”

Think this way, you will never be disappointed.

The right mind set is key to good design.

Memories Our ability to access memories, through sensory readings, is amazing. When you relate simple universal concepts that touch memories within people, you have magic! Our ability to create memories make us human, and individual. Relate your work close to yourself. It’s what you know best.

Inspiration Inspiration is important for the human kind. It is important for progress, in art and literature and speech and belief, in our daily lives in our very existence. We are inspired to do better to improve to do better to improve to correct out faults to better ourselves and society.

Work smart not hard. 5. Have fun!!!!! 4. it should represent something that is “passionate” or has to do with passion. 3. Must be 8 by 8.

“ I needed two drawings and I only had one. So I ripped it in half.” Think this way, you will never be disappointed. The right mind set is key to good design.

Memories Our ability to access memories, through sensory readings, is amazing. When you relate simple universal concepts that touch memories within people, you have magic! Our ability to create memories make us human, and individual. Relate your work close to yourself. It’s what you know best.

2. You can only use organic shapes. (no straight edges, squares, vertical lines, etc…) use circles, polygons, etc… 1. You must use the color red, and then two other colors of your choice (no more than 3 colors).

Inspiration Inspiration is important for the human kind. It is important for progress, in art and literature and speech and belief, in our daily lives in our very existence. We are inspired to do better to improve to do better to improve to correct out faults to better ourselves and society.


5. paint ONLY with a “straw” 4. Break the rules 3. Use watercolor, Indian ink or any

break the rules! when something just isn’t working break the rules. what’s the worst that can happen. it’s already not working. who defines these rules anyway. Main Entry: 1break Pronunciation: \ˈbrāk\Function: verbInflected Form(s): broke \ˈbrōk\; bro·ken \ˈbrō-kən\; to escape by force to burst and force a way through to disrupt the order or compactness

2. Break the rules 1. Use only one color 5. paint ONLY with a “straw” 4. Break the rules

Follow the Rules. Rules give structure to a project when creative ambitions are lacking. Rules create starting points in which to build upon, and can be meaningful when trying to harness the intangible. Rules are meant to guide, not hinder.

break the rules! when something just isn’t working break the rules. what’s the worst that can happen. it’s already not working. who defines these rules anyway. Main Entry: 1break Pronunciation: \ˈbrāk\Function: verbInflected Form(s): broke \ˈbrōk\; bro·ken \ˈbrō-kən\; to escape by force

3. Use watercolor, Indian ink or any

to burst and force a way through to disrupt the order or compactness

2. Break the rules 1. Use only one color

Follow the Rules. Rules give structure to a project when creative ambitions are lacking. Rules create starting points in which to build upon, and can be meaningful when trying to harness the intangible. Rules are meant to guide, not hinder.

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