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Drawing for Personal Growth: 5 Exercises for Self-Discovery

via Skillshare


Calling all creatives—discover the power of drawing and writing to foster personal discovery and lead to a life you love!

Whether you’re an illustrator, writer, photographer, or new to the world of creativity altogether, drawing can be a powerful tool to cultivate self-reflection and foster inspiration. Join illustrator and writer Meera Lee Patel for five simple exercises that invite you to center your thoughts, get to know yourself, and envision a future you can’t wait to create.

You’ll discover how to:

  • Establish a daily drawing or writing practice
  • Use a variety of drawing techniques for self-reflection
  • Cultivate confidence in yourself and your dreams
  • Set tangible goals to foster a sustainable self-reflection practice

When you’re finished, you’ll have a set of tools and frameworks to return to day after day as you continue to find your way on your personal creative path.

The creative life means something different to each of us—no matter your focus, this class will help guide meaningful self-reflection that leads to self-compassion, confidence, and a self-discovery practice that lasts.


  • Introduction
  • Why Draw for Self-Care
  • Exercise 1: What Makes You Unique
  • Exercise 2: Explore Your Fears
  • Exercise 3: Your Life Color Palette
  • Exercise 4: Nurture Your Creativity
  • Exercise 5: Cultivate Gratitude
  • Final Thoughts
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Taught by

Meera Lee Patel


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