is THIS MONDAY, February 3rd.
Artists in my life have taught me that there is great value in expressing oneself through the visual arts.
Though the finished product may not be museum quality, the experience of creating is the valuable part. You'll use parts of your brain you may not ordinarily access. You may be surprised where the process takes you.
So I encourage you to take a few minutes this weekend, or on Monday, to create art. It could be a complicated sculpture. Maybe you'll create a multi-media collage. Or it could be a simple drawing with pencil and paper.
Create your art, photograph it, and share it on the Diabetes Art Day website. Last year I made this little guy:
Once you've created your art and posted it, don't forget to spend some time perusing other people's art. There's a children's gallery and an adult one. The contributions range from whimsical to deeply emotional and everywhere in between.
Secondly, I sent a link to my husband this morning about: