This article was updated on August 20, 2014.
Art challenges are a great excuse to get out your art supplies and make something. They’re also good motivators for anyone who is stuck, since they provide a theme, a deadline, and a like-minded group of people to share the experience.
There are oodles of mixed-media art challenges going on every week. Here’s a breakdown of the most popular, by day of the week.
- Think Monday – Think ATC
Focused on artist trading cards, this blog is written in both English and German.
- Collage Obsession
Each Monday, a word and an image are posted. Use either or both in your collage for the week.
- Papertake Weekly Challenge
A mostly card oriented challenge.
- Twisted Tuesday Challenges
A card challenge is posted on alternate Tuesdays.
- The ABC Challenge
This challenge is mostly card focused.
- Three Muses
Create artwork in your choice of media to meet each week’s challenge.
- Dragons Dream Tag It On
This one is a weekly tag challenge.
- Color Throwdown
A color-based challenge blog.
- Moo Maina
A challenge for moo cards and other small art is issued on alternate Wednesdays.
- Tag Along
A tag challenge is posted every Thursday.
- Daring Cardmakers
This blog is mostly card focused.
- So Artful
Challenges are based on an image, background, sentiment or word.