September 01, 2014

Developing Creativity: how present the color wheel in a creative way.

All those who deal with colors know what a color wheel look like. Usually, like this.

Now several days ago I found this image on Pinterest which led me to this blog.
It is about teaching art to kids and there are some really nice things about it.

So the post I came upon was about creating a different kind of color wheel. Just to do it differently from the one everyone is used to.

So I decided to give it a try as a creativity exercise of this month.
This is a classic color wheel.


At this point I felt like I was simply coloring with really expensive pencils. But I guess that this is the very experience that will help me to understand the color theory a bit better than before.

These are some ideas I came up with.

For some reason snails started to fascinate me, so I included a snail in this one too.

August 27, 2014

Before and after: comparing the drawings

I finally realized (thanks, Silamandarina) why it is good sometimes to date one's sketches, especially in the beginning of the way. It is so in the future one could compare the old and the new sketches and really see the progress.

I think that this might be just the reason for me not wanting to throw away my latest sketches but to keep them, at least for a while.

So it might be good to repeat the same subject every couple of years just to see whats and if really changes....

At this point I really have nothing to compare, but maybe in 2-3 years...