28 to Make

Lesson 12 of 29

Day 12 - Exquisite Corpse

 

28 to Make

Lesson 12 of 29

Day 12 - Exquisite Corpse

 

Lesson Info

Day 12 - Exquisite Corpse

(vibrant music) Hey, everyone. This is Ryan Putnam with 28 to Make, and today we're gonna be working on the exquisite corpse. Okay, things you need. You need a sheet of paper. You need a marker, a pen, something to make a mark. And you need three people, yourself and two other friends. To start, take the sheet of paper, fold it in thirds, and then you can fold it again in half and you could just rip this. So you have kind of like two nice long sheets here. Let me, I'll just do it. So you have this kind of nice vertical like sheet of paper. So to start, the first person will take the first part of the sheet, fold it up and draw a head. Once you're done with the head, kind of flip it over and make sure you have some lines extending the paper. Your next person you pass it on to, Lara, is gonna draw the torso. And then once she's done doing that, she'll tuck it away again so you have this last part of the paper, with the extended lines again, and this is where you're gonna draw the legs.

And then once you're all done, you could unfold it, look at the amazing collaboration that you guys just did and have a lot of fun. And here's a really cool one we made, all three of us here, myself, Lara, and Brooks. Here is my head. Here is Lara's torso. And then here's Brooks' legs. You got the nice, nobby legs, the nice stomach going there, and the nice mutant face. These are super fun, so I'm excited to see like what you guys come up with. It's actually a really good way to collaborate with other people. You have to learn some patience while you wait for other people to finish their piece. You also have to leave enough contents there for people to go off of. So there is some like good collaboration skills that you could build with in it. Super excited to see what you guys come up with. This one's fun, so share it. And use the #28toMake and let's see where you go.

Class Description

Sometimes, we lapse into unproductive habits because we don’t know what else to do. That's why we worked with some of the best creators we know to bring these 28 daily creative project ideas to your inbox so you can get back in the habit of making


Week 1

Celebrating everyday objects through drawing with Kate Bingaman-Burt

Week 2

Exploring line, form, and texture with Ryan Putnam

Week 3

Hacking visual language and creative thinking with Lara McCormick

Week 4

Connecting to your context through observation and lettering with Erik Marinovich

Weekends

You'll get the same 2 videos every weekend, when you'll be encouraged to take in the sights and relax with Brooks Chambers


Who is this for?
It’s been gently optimized for designers, illustrators, and typographers, but it’s for anyone who wants give traction to their desire to create. 

How does it work?
  1. Sign up with the blue button above. 
  2. Watch your daily video prompt. 
  3. Make something! The projects can all be completed in 20 minutes, but you can take as long as you like. Also - do it your way. If the project calls for a drawing, but you've got some modeling clay on hand, feel free to sculpt instead.
  4. Reflect on your work for a few minutes. Did you love it? Hate it? Do you wish you could make one of these every day instead of doing the other projects? Do it!
  5. Share what you made with the world on Instagram using #28toMake. We really want to see what you come up with, and we're not alone.
  6. Repeat for 28 days, or until you stumble upon that thing that really gets you going. If you find yourself getting stale again, you can always come back. The videos will be emailed to you daily, but you can watch them on this page whenever you want.

Reviews

Margaret Agnew
 

I just loved the way this was presented and the immediate connection of the videos and their content which helped me discover and try things I would not have thought I could do. The affirmations from others doing the same thing and being able to gather ideas from the 'sharing' bit was also important for me. I have gained a lot creatively and it has fired parts of my imagination that lay hidden. I am just sorry it is formally over. I missed the last x3 sessions and the portfolio bit due to illness but will complete the other tasks and will continue explore developing those that really opened a creative slot for me. Above all thanks to the tutors - each of you - I loved the content you chose and the enthusiasm and creative energy you conveyed in just a few moments and the generous attitude of the skills share. That's it - Thank you, would recommend to anyone not to miss this opportunity.

LAra TAmalunas
 

I was looking for a way to get back into the habit of creating. The class has some fun ideas for projects that are easy to work on, which is super helpful. Every day I was excited to see what my new project was! But...a few seemed to not be what I considered sketching or drawing and didn't seem to fit the description. Overall, very helpful though :)

Nicola
 

Best course ever on Creative Live. It's the foundation for doing anything or everything creative. Even if you think your only creative interest is say photography ...and you're not a drawer, maker or artist of any kind ...think again. This course will open up your mind and you will discover that actually you are a creative and you can pick up a pencil and draw... and it doesn't take up much time... 10-20 minutes a day. In the beginning it's not about the end result, it's about the doing and how it sets something off in your brain. It will make a huge difference to everything else you put your hands and mind to in life.