During the summer, it’s hard to find blocks of time to work on ambitious printing projects, so I’ve just been trying to squeeze in small bursts of creativity every day. I found out about the Index-Card-a-Day Challenge hosted by Daisy Yellow through I Am Rushmore, and am now totally hooked. The idea is to make some kind of small work of art on a simple 3×5 or 4×6 card every day for sixty days. The website offers optional themes and prompts for each day of card making.
I like it because such a small canvas seems totally doable and non-threatening. Making one little unassuming card every day has prompted me to try using new techniques and mediums, and sometimes the cards turn into inspiration for larger projects.
Here are just a few of the cards: