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International Creativity Month: A sketch a day

Victoria Hall Art
‘Symphony of Pain’ - Victoria Hall Art

Hey there, creative souls!


January isn't just about warm weather (if you're in the Southern Hemisphere, like me) and resolutions, it's also the perfect time to celebrate International Creativity Month!


So, guess what? I've decided to dive into the artistic fray by taking on a sketch-a-day challenge, and I want you to join me on this fantastic journey!


Now, before you start picturing elaborate masterpieces, let me assure you – this isn't about perfection. For me, it's about the joy of putting charcoal (or pen or pencil, or whatever you fancy) to paper every single day.


I'm talking about a doodle during your coffee break, a quick sketch before bedtime, or even a detailed illustration if you're feeling adventurous!


Why a sketch a day, you ask? Well, besides being a fantastic way to improve your artistic skills, it's a daily dose of self-care and a ticket to unwind from the craziness of life. Trust me, there's something magical about the therapeutic nature of doodling your heart out!


And here's the cool part – it's not just me doing this. International Creativity Month is all about celebrating creativity worldwide.


So, let's make this a global affair! Whether you're into painting, writing, dancing, or any other form of creative expression, join in!


Share your creations with the world using #CreativityMonthChallenge – let's create a virtual creative gallery that knows no borders.


What makes this month even more exciting is the opportunity to explore creativity in all its flavours. Ever tried your hand at abstract painting? Or maybe you've been itching to write a short story? Now's the time! Break out of your creative comfort zone and surprise yourself with what you can create.


Let's not forget that the beauty of creativity lies in its diversity. Different cultures, different perspectives – they all add flavor to the creative melting pot.


So, as we sketch away, let's also take a moment to appreciate the vast tapestry of artistic expressions around the globe. Who knows, you might just find inspiration in unexpected places!


Check out some of my sketches for International Creativity Month on Instagram Stories here.


Have fun!


x Victoria


Victoria Hall - Illustrator and Writer
Victoria Hall - Illustrator and Writer

About Victoria Hall

Victoria Hall is an English-born, Australian-based writer and illustrator. She is the creator of three picture books for children, Penny Prickles at Coogee Beach, Eggy Peggy Has Lost Her Leggy and The Fairy Beasts. For more updates, follow Victoria on Instagram or check out her bio here

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