When we think of summer, our minds always draw a picture of the beach, swimsuits, and pools. However, if you can’t travel this year to enjoy the summery beach, you can still have the time of your life this Summer by transforming it into an ARTISTIC one! And don’t you worry, you don’t have to gather your paintbrushes and start drawing, you can be artistic in more than one way, and that’s what this article is for!
Now let’s get your Summer ARTSY!
- Have a Bonfire with Your Friends or Family.
When we hear the word “bonfires”, we usually think of the beach. Well, let me tell you something: you don’t need a beach for a bonfire. All you need is a balcony or a rooftop, some newspapers and a bowl for the fire, marshmallows from any supermarket, and speakers for your favorite music, and just like that you’re ready for your bonfire!
- Attend a Creative Performance
Stand-up comedies, musical gigs, tanoura shows and many other creative performances can be found all around the world. It’s very satisfying to just sit there enjoying all the creativity going on in front of you!
- Buy Yourself Flowers
Oh flowers, oh how heavenly they’re! The brilliance of their colours is an art only a few appreciate. You can take yourself on a date, and buy yourself flowers. If people tell you that you need a partner to enjoy these beauties, then they’re missing out a ton!
- Do a puzzle
Puzzles are just another beautiful form of art that unfortunately goes unnoticed most of the time. However, when you get to see the result of your efforts after doing the puzzle, it’s definitely very rewarding.
- Learn Embroidery
Embroidery is the craft of decorating fabric or other materials using a needle to apply thread or yarn. From a personal experience, it’s intriguing to watch the drawing on the fabric coming together.
- Eat Ice-cream at Night
Let met tell you a secret: All FOOD is ART. And, ice-cream is an extremely sweet art, so go ahead and enjoy a short night walk with your date — your favorite Ice-cream flavour.
- Buy Yourself Books
Honestly, what’s better than books? And it’s indoubtedly a form of art! You can head to the nearest bookstore, and treat yourself to lots and lots of books. (Your friends and family will have to forget about you this summer because you’ll be busy reading!)
- Relax with Some Coloring Books
It’s been proven in the last few years that coloring is a great way to relieve stress. So, now you’re hitting 2 birds in 1 stone: Getting artistic AND getting rid of some unwanted stress!
- Watch a Theatrical Performance
Theatres are starting to become a very underrated form of art since movie theatres became a thing. Theatres honestly deserve much more love; the acting you see on the stage is raw art with no edits, and no filters, just art! So, what’s better than watching unfiltered art and giving ourselves a break from the everyday movies we’re used to?
Now, you’ve nine things that will help you art-form your summer this year. So, please go ahead and try at least one thing on this list, and thank me later!