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Art Journaling Prompt: Use a Color You Don’t Like

Art Journal Prompt Colors

I’ve got an art journaling prompt for you today that may surprise you: Use a Color You Don’t Like

Say what? A color I don’t like?

I know it sounds kind of crazy and not very much fun. But, hear me out…

First, you don’t have to use a lot of it. If you really don’t like slimy green, I’m not asking you to coat an entire page with it. Just look for a place to add a drop of that snotty stuff. It’s amazing what a little touch of an unexpected color can do to liven up a page.

Second, and this is the more important reason, working outside your comfort zone, even a little bit, is good for expanding your creativity. Having a constraint or requirement in an otherwise wide open space can inspire you to think more expansively.

So, grab that paint, pencil or paper in that weird shade you haven’t been able to figure out and give it a try!

Head over to the group to see what other folks are doing with strange colors.