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Creative Freedom by Maggie Price

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Work From Line to Design

A great way to come up with inspiration when the creative well seems dry is to begin with the abstract. I like to draw without a specific place or subject in mind. I draw lines on the paper, letting the feeling of the pencil dictate the direction and shapes. I try to overlap lines and use all of the paper. My goal is to experiment with a freedom of line and get the creative juices flowing. I want to get involved in a creative activity and to forget about all of those excuses that keep me from picking up a brush and painting.

When you do this, it forces you to look beyond photographs and inward to those favorite shapes and relationships that are sitting around waiting for you and your muse to take out and turn loose. I ...

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