|(c) Kimberly Austin Daly, Artist*|
My daughter is an artist. She studied art in college, graduating with a degree in Fine Arts. But her creativity in this field has been present since she was old enough to hold a crayon. All her life she has been compelled to draw & paint. I've always admired her artistic ability because I can't draw a straight line with a ruler! :-)
*Artwork is the property of Kimberly Daly, Artist/Illustrator. Copyright: Do not copy. Permission granted for display in this story.
My hubby was a fine musician, having studied the violin for 14 years, then played the guitar for many more years and even had his own 'trio' during the 'folk music' era of our college days.
My brother sings and plays guitar. My mother and sister could sing up a storm. I can't carry a tune in a bucket!
|Coastal Crochet Crafts on Etsy|
I used to say to my talented family that I had no 'talent' for anything, until they reminded me that my crochet and needlework crafting was MY creative ability.
Creative Talent is in Everyone
You don't have to be able to sing or dance, play an instrument or draw to be talented. Creativity in ANY area is a talent all its own. It was a nice reminder that we all have some form of creative talent, whether its in the arts & crafts field, music or dance, or simply being a wonderful cook. Being able to express ourselves in writing is also a creative endeavor.
Highlighting a Few Reviews Written by Our Talented Contributors on Review This!
Our team of contributors who write for Review This! review many products and do music, book and movie reviews, in addition to a wide range of other topics. They are also very creative, sharing a variety of crafts, tutorials of DIY projects, cooking and baking recipes, and photography and gardening tips. The following are a few examples of this team's creative talents.
|(c) Dawn Rae|
|(c) Bev Owens|
For crochet crafters, Bev Owens tells us about this easy pattern you can use to create your own handmade poncho in her review titled Reviewing A Crochet Poncho Pattern.
Wednesday-Elf loves to crochet, particularly stuffed animals. Handmade crafts are her favorite, as shown in this A Bird in the Hand-i-Craft article. In addition to her own crochet crafting, she enjoys sharing the creative talents of many other fiber art creators on Etsy.
Sylvestermouse is our creative baker here on Review This! She loves to put together fancy cakes and cupcakes. A quick look at one of her favorite cookbooks for baking (the Cupcake Cakes Cookbook) will give you an idea of some of the fun and clever ideas she often incorporates into her baking.
Olivia Morris is one of our resident gardeners. In her How to Grow Your Way to Happiness and a Great Garden, she shares some tips for your spring planting.
Articles on Creativity
For more articles on these creative reviews, click on each subject below:
What do you consider your 'creative' talent?
(c) Review of Creativity by Wednesday Elf
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