Colour Me Positive

Colour Me Positive – Week 38

Welcome to Week 38.


Of course this quote is saying that no matter how the past has treated you, you still matter and have value.

Do you remember when you were younger, when a broken crayon may have been a disaster and was thrown out? This used to be me. These days though, every crayon has various ways to be utilised, no matter how many pieces it is broken into.

You should see my Caran D’Arch Neocolor II Crayons. When I get a new colour the first thing I do is break them in half. Why?

Firstly it’s so I can have half in my studio and put half in my travel pencil case, which I keep in my handbag.

Secondly, it encourages you to use it, as apposed to not wanting to waist it. How many supplies have you not used or not used much, as you don’t want it to run out or it’s too good to use?

There are so many ways to use a crayon. Just look at the ‘melting crayons’ art fad. Sometimes you just have to think outside of the box.

Extra Challenge:

For an extra challenge this week and still keeping in the spirit of Inktober, try doing as much of your work in ink. Then use Neocolor II water-soluble crayons to add colour. (why not used regular crayons if you don’t have Neolcolors?) Best of luck.

For those of you who would like daily or alternative prompts, I have prepared a Daily Journal Prompt List. You can find it in the Facebook Group under Files.

Wanting to know more about Colour Me Positive Challenge visit, The Introduction Post.


Week 38 Challenge Prize: 

This week’s prize is a choice between a surprise collage pack from Lulu Art Store or FREE place in my on line course, Journal Playground.  To find out more about this course, visit

I will draw a random name on Friday 27th October from those who have uploaded into the Week 38 folder by that date. So you have two weeks to complete the challenge.


Entry is open to everyone who participates, no matter where in the world you are. It’s not a game of skill,  you won’t be judged on your artwork. It will be a random draw.


Nikita Stackhouse

Week 36 Art Journal Winner is:

Today’s lucky winner is Nakita Stackhouse. Congratulations Nakita.

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Entries close next Monday 23rd October. Don’t miss out.

To enter CLICK HERE.


My Design team have been hard at work preparing content for you to enjoy. New tutorials are up each week. Click the link below to view their latest free mixed media tutorials and interviews.

Artist Interviews & Free Mixed Media Tutorials

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Happy Creating,


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