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Space To Create
Welcome to Space To Create, a fun new way to help you keep your resolution to make ‘making’ a priority this year.
Doodle or draw, paint or paste! We are excited to provide creative exercises offering you a small space for creative play.
Already dreaming up new and exciting ways of wearing your own designs this fall? As the runways heat up, we’re curious to see what wearable art you’d design – couture, conservative, or downright outlandish!
Our inspiration comes from “Fashion Sketchpad,” a stylish pad with 420 runway figure outlines to create clothing and accessories on. With 52 pages, there’s room for a year’s worth of creative clothing ideas!
Have fun designing an outfit – whether it’s a fashion hit or a wacky invention, we’d love to see it! Snap a photo and email it to firstname.lastname@example.org, and we’ll share your creation with the world in our online gallery!
Simply click on the downloadable PDF image above to get your assignment!
July/August 2014: Design a Postcard!
Pack your coloured pencils, watercolours or any other media you love – and take your art with you this summer! This Space To Create assignment is to make a “summer holiday” postcard, inspired by summertime and relaxation.
May/June 2014: Blind Contour Drawing!
Embrace your imagination and break through your creative blocks with blind contour drawings or doodles - there is no limit when your drawing blind!
April 2014: Create your own Imaginary Creature!
Browse through the April submissions! This month we asked artists to send in there original imaginary creatures and the results are some very cute, creative beasties. For more inspiration we recommended reading, Drawing and Painting Imaginary Animals.
March 2014: Create your own Zentangle!
Browse through the March submissions! We got things started with this assignment, asking artists to collaborate with us on creating their very own Zentangle. For more inspiration we recommended reading, Yoga for your Brain: A Zentangle Workout.
February 2014: Illustrate your Initial!
Browse through the February submissions! The assignment was to illustrate your initial. For inspiration, we recommended the great collection of typography,Typography Sketchbooks.
January 2014: Draw a narwhal
Browse through these great January submissions! The assignment was to draw a narwhal, one thing from the creatively inspiring book, 642 Things To Draw.