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Posts tagged ‘fear’

Daily Prompt Catch-Up <3 Attempting Peace in the Tumult

20 May 2017

Sewing without a pattern, a night gown I’ve wanted to attempt for months, but kept scaring myself out of trying. 

Make art about attempting something you’ve been scared to try. 

gown for prompt

 

21 May 2017

Make art about making moments of peace among the tumult. 

peace among tumult

Daily Prompt Love <3 Some People Just Need to Fight

16 April 2017

“He fought because he actually felt safer fighting than running.”
– Richard Adams

It’s hard to empathize with the combative life attitude until we look below the surface and see it’s a protective mechanism, meant to combat the anxiety produced from a world perceived as hostile. The need to fight is really just a signal of deep fear. 

Make art about the fear driving combative people, or about understanding and forgiving them. 

fear-is-a-prison-love-is-the-exit

Daily Prompt Love x 2 <3 Subversive and Fearless

21 March 2017

Make art about Love as subversive.

Love subversive Erica Jong

 

22 March 2017

Make art about fearlessness. 

tobias wolff fearlessness

Daily Prompt <3 A Question I Need To Ask

What are you afraid of? Make art about what you fear. 

 

Daily Prompt Love <3 Doing What's Right

1 December 2016

On December 1, 1955, in MontgomeryAlabama, Parks refused to obey bus driver’s order to give up her seat in the colored section to a white passenger, after the white section was filled.

Make art inspired by this, about doing what’s right. 

rosa-parks

 

 

Daily Prompt Love <3 No Irish Need Apply

11/18/2016

Thinking on how it wasn’t all that long ago that it was my Irish ancestors that many people wanted out of the country, saw as less than human, thought they were taking their jobs, hated for their faith and their culture. 

Make art about fear and exclusion. 

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Daily Prompt Love <3 Faith v. Fear

9/30/2016

Make art about the struggle between faith and fear, or about faith overcoming fear. 

be-not-afraid-with-watercolor-clouds1

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