Updated: Jan 10
So, I'm one week into my challenge. By dedicating 15-20 minutes each day, when I get home from work, I am hoping that this is a challenge I can actually stick with this year. I am notorious for starting challenges, and sticking to them for weeks, maybe even months, and then not finishing them. All it takes is for me to miss a couple of days consecutively, and then I struggle to catch up, and before you know it, I've thrown in the towel. But this time I'm determined. Especially seeing it's a challenge that I have set for myself! I am also encouraging others to join in! Then maybe we can support each other throughout the challenge!
I find that by giving myself a little daily creative exercise keeps me inspired. Never mind the fact that if I don't do something creative on a daily basis, I do get a little bit cranky. But the truth is, I spend my hours at work every day dreaming of what creative endeavours I can go on as soon as I get home. On most days, I'm exhausted by the time I get home, and there are many projects that don't get off the ground, but by doing this little challenge, I really have no excuse. Particularly when it's only dedicating a short amount of time to do it.
I'm excited to carry on with the challenge! And if you would like to join in with me, then just remember to take me @alisonrussell.art on Instagram and use the #creativedaily2023 hashtag so I can see your creations! It can be anything you like, and with any sort of layout you like, any medium you like, whatever YOU feel comfortable doing! There's no right or wrong as far as the challenge goes. As long as you do SOMETHING creative, every day. I hope you'll join me!