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5 Wacky Ways to Ditch Your Comfort Zone

Elisha-Rio Apilado

5. Food is Art


This doesn’t mean that you have to be a chef. However, it does mean that you have to think outside the box — or in it.

Use macaroni, for example. Who said clay had to always be used as the go-to medium for sculpting? I’ve seen magnificent drawings done on plain-white eggs, both broken and unbroken. You can even sketch a character interacting with food. Take a look at this creative example from an old colleague of mine, Jana Kinsman. Food can make a fantastic muse.

Remember artists, the more bizarre the idea, the more creative. Ingenuity is all about not being afraid to try new things, giving new purpose to everyday objects and opening your imagination to limitless creativity.

Now go get wacky!

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