Are you one of those people who claim ‘not to have a creative bone in your body?’ If so, you’re going to love this newsflash: Yes, you ARE creative!
Why am I so confident in telling you this? For simple fact that I’ve observed countless people in my life — friends, family, and co-workers — make this same claim only to later realize how wrong they were! Oh, and guess what? I used to be one of those “I’m not creative” people too.
I’ll tell you what. If you still don’t believe my claim that, Yes, you ARE Creative!, I challenge you with following exercise.
3 Ways to Explore Your Creativity
I’m a firm believer that you can easily tap into your creativity by expressing yourself through creative arts, crafts, or writing. I want you to choose any one of these mediums for this exercise.
Next, I’m going to prompt you with a project idea that you must agree to spend at least 15-30 minutes of your time on.
Okay, are you ready? Here goes...
If you choose:
Draw, sketch, paint, or collage a picture that incorporates these five elements (realistically or abstractly):
Using craft sticks, papers, yarns, fabrics, or found objects, do one of following:
- Design an easy craft project for a pre-school class.
- Pretend you’re a world famous artist and build a 3D sculpture for an upcoming gallery show. (Keep in mind that anything you create will be adored and snatched up by your fans, even if you think it looks like junk.)
- Create an abstract ornament to be auctioned off at your favorite charity.