July 2, 2022

#dailycreating FEBRUARY 2022

Thhe beginning of a month equals my sharing of drawings as part of the #dailycreating Facebook Group, hostessed by artist Terry Runyan. 

At this point, I'd been part of this wonderful group for 2 1/2 years. Members of the group are encouraged to be creative in some way every day. And, if we choose to do so, to share our daily creations with the other members of the group. There is always a prompt list to work from if we choose to. The prompts are optional.

I am sad to say that, along about February, I was starting to become disenchanted with my output for the group. I just don't feel like I'm as driven as I was in the beginning to be creative. I was feeling more and more stress, and the daily drawing of animals/birds -- well, I just wasn't feeling it.

Fortuitously about this time, I came across a form of art that was new to me, although it had been "created" as an art form in 2014. Meant as a stress reliever type of art, it is called Neurographic Art. I watched many videos on this style of creating, and after awhile, I'd become smitten, deciding that this is exactly what I need during this stressful time of my life. So, I started to dabble in it, generally following the instructions I had gleaned from the videos. 

Two of the pieces that I am showing you today are what would be loosely considered Neurographic Art. I will label them as such, although they are immediately reccognizable as a departure from my normal work.

Since these first Neurographi Art pieces I dabbled with in February, I have tweaked the way I do it to make it all my own. Soo I just say my work is based on Neurographic Art. Each one takes a few days to finish. In the coming months, I will show you more of these pieces. 

As always, I will add above each piece the prompt, if I followed it, as well as any other pertinent information you may find interesting. 

Suffice it to say that I am still creating every day; it's just not always in tune with Terry's wonderful prompts. 

#thing on thing

ornate hawk eagle / mexico and belize


#thing on thing
pyrrhuloxia (desert cardinal) / southwest united states - northern mexico

#off prompt
neurographic art

#off prompt
neurographic art

#thing on thing
red-legged honeycreeper / southern mexico south to cuba

#favorite color
red-necked tanager, south america


Oh my. This is truly pathetic. In the coming months (after February), my actual drawing becomes even more sparse as I work my way through whatever this is. I hope my drawing muse comes back from vacation soon.

I have prints of some of my drawings, and could get others made. Please don't use any of my artwork without my express permission.

Well, off to do a little stress relieving -- and it's not drawing an animal or a bird.



  1. I'm loving both forms of art that you draw! The Neurographic art is interesting, and I'm glad you showed us your interpretation of it.

    1. Thank you so much! The more I experiment with the Neurographic Art, the more interesting and mysterious it becomes. These are fairly simple yet. But I'm glad you like them.

  2. Incredible reproductions of animals!