When I was trying to decide what to do for my Artist’s Date this week I scoured the interwebs for ideas and came across a list of 101 artist date ideas. When I read item 41 Take a self portrait every day I heard my inner artist go…uuuuh NO! But then my inner sadist said…oooh YES!
I really really really hate having my photo taken…so the thought of taking a photo of myself everyday for a week was somewhat daunting, but I figured that it would be a good challenge. By forcing myself out of my comfort zone I am pushing myself to see things in a different way. I am pushed to get creative in a way that I wouldn’t normally…and usually it has a flow on effect.
So, I caved in and joined the cult of Instagram and started snapping away. By the end of the week I was so relaxed about the whole deal that I took a pic without the benefit of makeup 🙂
This is the result.