Creative Prompt #195: Capture

Post the direct URL (link) where your drawing, doodle, artwork is posted (e.g. your blog, Flickr) in the comments area of this post. I would really like to keep all the artwork together and provide a way for others to see your work and/or your blog.

We are also talking about this on Twitter. Use the hashtag #CPP

The Creative Prompt Project, also, has a Flickr group, which you can join to  post your responses. I created this spot so those of you without blogs and websites would have a place to post your responses.

“The whole world is strewn with snares, traps, gins and pitfalls for the capture of men by women” George Bernard Shaw

screen capture (have you tried the Snipping Tool in Windows 7, BTW? Awesome!)

Capture the Flag

“He who exercises no forethought but makes light of his opponents is sure to be captured by them. Sun Tzu

Definition: 1: an act or instance of capturing: as a : an act of catching, winning, or gaining control by force, stratagem, or guile b : a move in a board game (as chess or checkers) that gains an opponent’s piece c : the absorption by an atom, nucleus, or particle of a subatomic particle that often results in subsequent emission of radiation or in fission d : the act of recording in a permanent file <data capture> 2 : one that has been taken (as a prize ship)

YouTube Capture (app)

“Three times in my life I have been captured: by the orphanage, by school, and by the Army. But I’m mistaken. The fact is I was captured only once, when I was born, only that capture is also setting free, which is what this is actually all about. William Saroyan

forceful holding

common law that determines ownership of captured natural resources including groundwater, oil, gas and game animals (Wikipedia)


capture someone’s attention

capture a moment

Commonly referred to as carbon capture and storage, or geosequestration.

Capture the Phrase

photographs capture a moment

Groundhog Day: ‘This is one time where television really fails to capture the true excitement of a large squirrel predicting the weather.” Search Quotes

remove an opponent’s piece from a chess board

“I don’t believe what the papers are saying They’re just out to capture my dime, Exaggerating this, exaggerating that” Paul Simon (songwriter)

a geomorphological phenomenon occurring when a stream or river is diverted from its own bed (Wikipedia)

“It’s beauty that captures your attention; personality which captures your heart.” (