Keeping Your Painting
Carl (CAKUart); all rights reserved
for painting ideas? Well dont be. You dont have to suffer from
"artist block" when you utilise your creativity and
take a little action.
have a look at some ways for you to create new art ideas that
will hopefully inspire you to take action and produce some great
Brainstorm Fun Painting Ideas
variations on just one art idea. In other words, try to
incorporate different angles, colour blends and sizes from the
same subject matter.
this can create a whole new batch of painting ideas.
instance...have you ever seen a one of those storyboard sketches
that a director uses as a blueprint for all the different camera
angles and scenes that will be shot?
not incorporate some fun art ideas by sketching out your own
storyboard and using each scene block as the blueprint for a
New Painting Techniques and Mediums
Hop off the treadmill and try a
Always using a paintbrush? Then why not try a palette
Using acrylics? Then why not try mixed media or oils on
As an artist we can sometimes fall into the trap of working
on autopilot and get a little too comfortable.
Why not try your hand at doing some
commission art. It is a fantastic avenue to look into if
you are looking for a method to keep you on your
If you like to continuously challenge yourself, then this
painting idea concept may be the way to go for you.
Record Your Art Ideas In a Journal
a sketchbook on hand at all times.
down written ideas; use it as a place for
your doodling, art
painting ideas and concept drawings.
you use your art diary sketchbook enough you'll soon discover
that you will have so many art ideas and not enough time to
Now you would
have to agree that is a great problem to have!
and by the way, take it from me
try not to keep your
journal too organised. It's a creativity record journal, not a
file cabinet (wink).
Some Feedback From Friends and Family
- friends and family for their input.
would have happened if Dennis
Wilson had not suggested to his older brother Brian Wilson that
he should write surf songs?
knew nothing about surfing, but his younger brother Dennis was
an avid surfer.
knows if the Beach Boys would have existed.
someone very close to you can offer a suggestion that can
potentially create some big opportunities.
consider that other peoples ideas are an expression of their
belief in your ability to produce a quality piece of art. So
take it on board and use that as confidence to try something
new. When you do
a whole new bag of painting ideas will fall
Music Painting Ideas
Music has an incredible way of producing a storyboard in our
Paint your emotional response to what you hear from
your favourite musical artist is it a big colourful sun
shaped like a human heart?
it gets you thinking doesn't it?
to music really gets your energy levels up.
doesn't matter what style or intensity of music you listen to --
it is a great balancer and in some cases motivates you to
produce some artwork you never thought you could create.
Shoot Your Own Art Ideas
Got a digital
around town and take photos of your surroundings.
even have to paint each photo as it appears on the print out.
not mix and match the components of all the photographs and see
what you can come up with.
that a giant apple rolling down the street wearing a policeman's
see...you can create almost anything you want to. So mix and
match your photos and incorporate those ideas onto your painting
Let Your Passion Create Great Abstract
have mentioned this before and will probably keep mentioning
it -- get passionate about what you are trying to
really believe that if you can maintain a genuine love and
appreciation for what you are painting...you'll never run short
If you plan to sell your
art, have found a niche you
and a medium you are confident with then stick with it for a
Sometimes spreading yourself a bit thin trying to do
everything instead of one thing properly can be exhausting.
So if you know your subject and you are passionate about
what you are presenting on the canvas then run with it.
new ideas is a great habit to get into no matter what your style
or genre of painting is.
a lot of respects...searching for new art ideas, whether it be
abstract art ideas or fine art ideas, is great for developing discipline
to challenge yourself and to grow as an artist.
it with passion and have fun!
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