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Here are the top ten articles for the Creativity Site! These rankings are live and get reset at the beginning of each month, so check back often to see what your fellow visitors are most interested in!
1. 20 Creative Activities for Couples
Looking for more fun and creative activities you can share as a couple? Look no further. I’ve culled the internet to find some of the most interesting and unique things for couples to do together. Some of the ideas will also work for a group of friends. The more the merrier!
2. Make a Ninja Turtle Shell
The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles are back, and for the rest of the year the names Donatello, Leonardo, Raphael, and Michelangelo refer to crime fighters not artists. Children will want TMNT costumes for parties and Halloween this year, and every crime fighting turtle needs an armour-plated shell.
3. Make an origami fish ACEO
ACEOs (Art Cards, Editions and Originals) are great for sparking off your creativity, for trying new things out and for being quick to start and finish if you want to see rapid results. Here's how to make an origami fish ACEO.
4. Review-Painting Beautiful Skin Tones
This is a book review of Painting Beautiful Skin Tones with Color & Light in Oil, Pastel and Watercolor by Chris Saper
5. Painting Light with Colored Pencil by Cecile Baird - Review
Before I picked up this book, I hadn't really considered producing "serious" artwork using coloured pencils. Painting Light with Colored Pencil is a real eye-opener as to what can be achieved with this underused medium, and I'm excited about digging out my box of pencils and giving it a try.
6. Three Creative Exercises
Three ideas to spark your creativity or organize your ideas.
7. Marbling paper
Since the article about making an Artist Trading Card (ATC or ACEO) with an origami owl, I’ve been asked about the marbling of the paper I used for the owl itself, so this article briefly covers marbling because the results can be so useful for so many things.
8. Myers Briggs Type Indicator Creative Person
The "creative" person in the Myers Briggs Type Indicator personality test falls in the INFJ category.
9. Book Review - “Draw Real People!”
This is a book review of Lee Hammond´s "Draw Real People!" drawing book.
10. Make your own Alethiometer - The Golden Compass by Philip Pullman
The alethiometer is Lyra's guide through the worlds of Philip Pullman's His Dark Materials, but she has to think of the right questions to ask - and sometimes searching for the right questions can be more difficult than looking for answers. Make your own golden compass to guide you.
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