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Warm-up #1: Cloud Shapes

One of the oldest and the best ways to see with your imagination is to look at a cloud and imagine what kind of animal or person it looks like. I'm sure you've done this before. I find the best way to play this is lying flat on your back in the grass and watching the clouds drift by. Make sure you watch long enough to see that clouds are actually slow-motion animations -- they shift and morph their forms as they move.

So here are some cloud shapes for you to ponder.. What do you see? Then after you've made your choices, move your mouse over the image to find what I think the cloud shape looks like. No peeking before imagining!

Okay... that last one is a fake. I just couldn't resist.

Now, if you've enjoyed that warm-up, move on to the next one.

(or go to my main page for other creative activities)