Feeling a bit stuck? Need a diversion? Your pets can be a source of creativity. No pet? What about your plants? Yourself? Anything can be the start of an abstract masterpiece. Most phones allow you to change the colors of images and draw on pictures. Can you create an abstract masterpiece from an image of your pet? Post your best creations and tag us @akronartmuseum #animalabstraction Here are some samples to get you thinking.
Explore more drawing resources if that helps inspires you.
You could also make music inspired by our collection. Abstract art can be great inspiration for sonorous expressions.
Explore other drawing resources and activities to inspired you.
A sculpture of found materials is called an assemblage. Explore one our best-loved artworks, an assemblage by La Wilson as an inspiration.
Explore Aminah Robinson’s small books as inspiration.
Explore some of our glass paperweights by Paul Stankard to inspire you.
What do you need? We have many short videos to explore about bookmaking and some examples of artist-made books. Look through these resources to help you jump start your creativity.