Creative Prompts for August

Feel you want to write or draw something, but just not sure what to tackle, today?  Or want fresh warmup challenges?  Sketchbook Skool have given a challenge a day for August! What do you mean - it's a little bit late telling us this, August has started already?!  Do I hear dissension?  Verily, I raise …

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What’s for tea?

The dreaded cry goes up around 5 pm in most households, "What's for tea?"  If you have very little food in the larder, you can try making some Western Spaghetti.. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qBjLW5_dGAM PES is the name used by indie animator Adam Pesapane.  Animation Magazine Online interviewed him in 2008, here's a couple of questions and answers …

Creativity healing

Just read an excellent article on the website theconversation.com about how creativity is a natural way for the brain to help process trauma.  Trauma by its nature is overwhelming - so the brain cannot deal with and store what is happening in the usual way.  With normal events, memories are stored using words:   "This …

3 pm writing prompt

Okay.  10 minutes to write about.... If you were given one extra hour today and you weren’t allowed to use it for anything you’d normally do (e.g.; eat, sleep, etc.), what would you do with that hour?