Artwork can be so inspiring when it comes time to write. Portrait photographs can serve up whole new characters. Landscapes and buildings can inspire settings. Even abstract art has its place, however; there are many things you can do with it:
- Free associate in whatever direction it leads you
- Explore the emotions it evokes in you through journaling
- Use it as inspiration for something magical/fantastical or science fiction in nature.
Thanks to StumbleUpon (to which I’ve become addicted of late) I discovered a gorgeous page of fractal art–colorful, elaborate, inspiring:
Click through on the image above to visit the gallery in its entirety, and choose an image to work with for your exercise today.