DWeiss Creative

DWeiss Creative

The Creativity of Dave and Dawn Weiss

Archive for July 2016

The Daily Creative: Creative Block Busters

One of my favorite things to create is products that help people get over their creative blocks. The challenge for today is to come up with a great way to overcome creative blocks and share them with the world. How many can you come up with? Share them on the Facebook page or here in… (read more)

You’re Not Enough…

(An excerpt from my new book You’re Not Creative… and Other Lies You Probably Believe About Creativity coming this Fall from AMOKBooks.) Ultimately this is what it all comes down to. People start to believe they simply can’t be creative. They start to believe that creativity is for other people, at best they relegate themselves… (read more)

The Daily Creative: Cover Photo

You may have noticed that the Daily Creative Facebook Page does not have a cover photo. Believe it or not that was, quite literally, by design. Your job is to create the cover “photo.” The dimensions are 828px X 315px. Designs will be posted on the page periodically. Submit your photo to the Facebook Page…. (read more)

The Daily Creative, On a Budget

Today’s post was about working on a low budget, so today’s project is to make something out of a throw away item. You can pick from the following. A plastic soda bottle, milk jug or a tin can. You have a materials budget of $5. This one is a contest. The most creative entry wins…. (read more)

New Coloring Title from Dave Weiss/AMOK Books

One of the things that has brought me a lot of joy lately is illustrating adult coloring books. I became enamored with the mandala style, but my images have nothing to do with anything but creating multifaceted fun images to color. For that reason, I call mine Kaleidoscopics. One of the things I love about… (read more)

The Daily Creative: Positive Influences

Who is the most positively influential person on your life? Today I want you to think of that person and why they are so influential. Today’s project is to look at that relationship and create something to help you either thank that person or remind you to be a positive influence for someone else, like… (read more)