Inner portrait creation Mind Map


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Inner portrait creation Mind Map by Paul Foreman

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Inner portrait creation Mind Map

  1. 1. Inner portrait creationImagine birthing through art the ‘you’ within. What might it look like?What if you expressed the ‘you’ within on a canvas in colour?How about expressing the ‘you’ within using only lines, scribbles, dots, shapes etc.? Electric or static?Artistic expression of the ‘you’ within, with or without words – the image of the inner you. You could analyse your creations or seethem for what they are in terms of spontaneous art. Inner portrait creation – transferring emotions and feelings onto art. The mindmap structure serves the idea well, being radial and organic growing from the centre outwards. You could include words or useimages only or use colours and shapes.This exercise would require limited drawing abilities if tackled from an abstract angle or you could explore representational imagesof your inner realm. The portraits are likely to change, naturally, so you could effectively create silent thrashings out from within towithout at different times. Birth the feelings within through artistic expression using the freedom to explore your emotions.On the inside: What do you see? What do you hear? What do you sense? What do you feel? How might you transfer the ‘you’within, in the moment, onto paper or canvas? Try birthing the ‘you’ within in an unguided and spontaneous fashion.Might your art from the inside appear different depending what activity you are undertaking at the time? Perhaps tapping pastmemories, good or bad, may birth wildly different styles and creations? Moods into media, from turbulence to tranquillity.As a form of art therapy, potentially relaxing and therapeutic, birthing your inner portrait creation may unearth past, present orfuture.What of a group creation on a large canvas? Mixing moods and feelings, flowing in unison, to create a collaborative masterpiece.Imagine the unique fingerprints of each participant. Spontaneous painting, drawing, sketching and doodling may release tensions orhighlight love and joy in action.What if soothing music were played before creation? Contrast that with heavy rock. Contemplate creating an inner portrait creationout in nature. Perhaps a hands-on approach may reveal different results; applying paint by hand for example? You mightincorporate mixed media or unusual materials, potentially creating a unique collage.The example I have created explores different methods as an illustration of possibilities rather than representing my inner state :)Imagination and invention, dreams and desires, you could build a portfolio of inner expression, tapping and harnessing yourindividuality and originality.Inner portrait creation – what might you create?
  2. 2. To see more Mind Maps by Paul Foreman visit theMind Map Inspiration Website and Subscribe to the Mind Map Inspiration Blog to receive new Mind Maps, plus creativity and drawing tips. Blog at Mindmaps ® were invented by Tony Buzan They help us progress from "linear" (one-dimensional) through "lateral" (two-dimensional) to "radiant" (multi-dimensional) thinking. For more information see his books and visit the following website: (Affiliate link)
  3. 3. E-Books available from including:In this E-Book I share how I create ideas and help guide you towards the land of infinite possibilities. Never be stuck for an idea again! Contents Includes the following Mind Maps: 5W1H Idea Creation Why simple is often best Topical Ephemeral or Practical Immortal Fresh ideas Theory of the Brain Use thinking – don’t let it use you Idea Lifespan of an idea Planning Ahead and the Bigger Picture Simplicity of an idea Sparking Ideas Everything stems from a thought What is Original?Planning ahead and the bigger picture Thinking Styles Sparking ideas Thinking styles template Random thinking styles Creativity Toolkit Mind Map Creativity Toolkit Planetary Thinking Outside the box outside the box 360° Thinking Ideas don’t dry up – thoughts do Creative Focus Constant Daily Learner Odd Combinations Land of infinite possibilities Thinking outside the Box Thinking outside the Box Checklist Curious Brain Constant Daily Learner
  4. 4. Beginners guide Learn how to take your drawing to the next level Colour wheel and use of colours in my second E-Book and discover the secrets of Suggested Equipment Drawing Fish "How I drew my minds" Drawing Cats Drawing Books Including: Using Stencils & Templates The thoughts behind the maps Drawing Hats Mind Map structure Mind Map Templates What products I use Drawing Curves & Shapes Tips and tricks for drawing Detailed breakdown of “Fantasy Mind Map” Colour placementEnhancing Creativity through Thought Reduction Image placement Drawing Speed Tests Detailed image analysis Drawing Faces Illustration walkthrough step by step Lettering Fast sketching Photo to Cartoon transfer Idea generation Drawing Tips and Tricks From a simple line and curve to an image Doodleboards Overlap and 3D Mind Maps Plus a few surprises!
  5. 5. “Happiness Beyond Thought” 85 Page illustrated E-Book - Including Mind Maps £5.99 Includes: Happiness is your primary state Stop Thinking Happiness is inside youDiscover true happiness and inner peace Go Within Meditation Learn how to stop incessant thinking Organisation – Inner & Outer and take control of your thoughts Coming back to now (Present Moment Awareness) Learn how to meditate, relax your Includes the following Mind Maps: mind and body and foster inner calm Happiness is your primary state How to stay in the present moment Stop Thinking Tips Happiness is inside you How to let go, find simplicity and Go Within transform your life for good Meditation Organisation Simple tips and strategies for Present Moment Awareness a harmonious and stress-free life Positive Acronym Your Name Letting Go Plus a Bonus Mind Map
  6. 6. “Mind Map Game Boards” 46 Page E-Book Plus 8 Large JPEG Image Set £5.99 Choice Maker Game Board Theme Maker Game Board Use the Choice Maker Game Board as a Random Choice Create ideas and storylines from the images within the Selector for idea generation, fun and more Theme Maker Game Board Choice Maker Blank Version “My Favourite” Mind Map The Blank version allows you to create unique Choice Outline your personal favourites for a snap shot of your Maker Game Boards of your own unique personality Boredom Buster Game BoardSelect random hobbies, ideas, pastimes and interests; for Bonus Mind Maps occasional daytrips, days out, or lifetime pursuits Two Bonus Mind Maps Chore Choice Game BoardAdd a fun element to sharing out or selecting chores using the Chore Choice Game Board Mind Map Game Board Image Set (8 Individual Large Size JPEG Images) Positive Thinking Game Board You can print the images out in whichever size you wish Enhance your mood and create a positive thinking and even laminate them for longevity environment with the Positive Thinking Game Board