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30 Day Watercolor Challenge on Earth Wood & Bone's Studio Blog

Posted by Debbie McCollum on

Join me on another 30 day challenge journey. Challenges trick you into being enthusiastic and energized about a commitment that may otherwise seem daunting or fizzle out halfway through.  I was so happy with my last Daily Draw challenge that I wanted to continue that feeling with another exercise.  I rewarded myself with a new sketch book & small travel watercolor kit with the completion of that challenge, and had the idea of doing a small watercolor painting every night.   It's been awhile since I've done any watercolor still lifes, so this is an excellent way to iron out the kinks...

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Daily Drawing 30 Day Challenge on the Earth Wood & Bone Studio Blog

Posted by Debbie McCollum on

I'm creating a great positive habit with this 30 day Daily Drawing challenge from my previous post. You can read about it here.  **SCROLL DOWN FOR ALL OF THE COMPLETED DRAWINGS** Here are my reasons for loving this challenge and the awesome effect it has had on me:   Creates a positive habit. Creates some Me Time. Slows me down, relaxes me - settles my mind and body while working on building connections in my brain. Improves hand-eye coordination. Forces me to take the time to see objects differently by breaking down lights & darks. Ideas happen. Fills up my...

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How creating a 30 day daily draw challenge has impacted my life.

Posted by Debbie McCollum on

I've always been a write things down kinda girl, even when all of the great note apps became available on  my macbook pro, iphone & ipad.  Of course I've tried them all, with reminder notifications and pretty colors, etc.  They just never "stuck" with me.   Writing things down imprints into your mind and doing tasks on a daily basis becomes a type of muscle memory which creates Good Habits.  Discipline has always worked with me when working on accomplishing goals, especially with school, college, martial arts training, weight lifting, yoga, etc.  It's the self discipline when nobody's looking that becomes...

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