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Posts tagged ‘Liam Rector’

Daily Prompt Love <3 What's Burning

2 April 2017

Make art about what’s burning, about the fires you’ve inherited. 

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Daily Prompt Catch-Up! Finally! 24 New Creativity-Inspiring Prompts!

And hopefully I’m back on track with these 🙂 ❤ Love y’all!

10/10/2016

Make art about buried treasure.

10/11/2016

Make art about working toward a goal.

10/12/2016

Make art about the sound of walking.

10/13/2016

Make art about frailty.

10/14/2016

Make art about a youngest child, that last child.

10/15/2016

Make art about what’s revealed in the moonlight.

10/16/2016

Make art about birds on a wire.

10/17/2016

Make art about going back in time.

10/18/2016

Make art about leaving an inheritance, or receiving one, on what’s inherited.

10/19/2016

My mama used to quote the Bible, saying, “Never a prophet in your own land.” Make art inspired by this quote.

10/20/2016

Make art about transitions.

10/21/2016

I really want to take a ceramics class. Make art about what you want to learn.

10/22/2016

Make art about excavation, literal or metaphorical.

10/23/2016

Canning apples for days. Make art about the fruits of autumn.

10/24/2016

Make art about every day angel encounters.

10/25/2016

Make art about the sacredness of water.

10/26/2016

Make art about making a trip home.

10/27/2016

Make art about what kind of road your heart would be.

10/28/2016

“When born, you inherit what’s burning.”~Liam Rector Make art inspired by this quote.

10/29/2016

Make art about night driving.

10/30/2016

A friend came across an old painting that looks just like me. Make art about doppelgangers.

10/31/2016

I set out food for the ancestors, cornmeal and milk for the wee folk, lit a fire and watched it burn. Make art about ancient traditions.

11/1/2016

Sometimes the sorrow is so deep, all I know to do is cook. Make art about process sorrow in an unexpected way.

11/2/2016

Make art consoling, receiving, or giving, consolation.

11/3/2016

Make art about feeling paralyzed.

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Back to the daily daily tomorrow!

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Daily Prompt <3 Are We Prepared?

27 June 2016 

This morning, keep thinking about, hearing,  a line from a poem by my mentor and friend, the poet Liam Rector, from his poem “This Summer.” 

“Our motto: Fight to live; prepare to go.”~Liam Rector 

Make art about preparation, about being prepared. Or about fighting to live. 

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Still listenin, Big Dog. Still miss you. 

You can read the full poem “This Summer” here. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sometimes The Prompt Dares You Like a Big Dog

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All mornin I keep hearing my teacher and friend Liam Rector 🙂 I called him Big Dog 🙂 say “What’s the next thing, girl?”
 
Make art about the next thing.
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Sometimes the Prompt is on Fire

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“When born you inherit what’s burning.”~Liam Rector Tattooed on my right arm. Considering the courage of the activists at University of Missouri.

Make art about protest.

 

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