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Having trouble coming up with something to draw? No worries - while you'll eventually learn how to start from a tiny seed of a thought and gradually nurture it into a complex concept to explore through design and illustration, it's perfectly fine not to be there just yet.

For now though, here's an idea that might interest you.

Tea Time at World's End

It's been a long day - you've been picking through the remains of society, looking for anything valuable to sell. You haven't found much, and you're stressed. But you know what'll do the trick? A nice hot cup of tea - it's the only proper way to relax, after all.

Too bad you don't have a kettle, and there isn't a single one in this whole sunbaked field of trash. But that's okay - you're resourceful. Design a tea kettle from pieces you'd find laying around after society's collapse.

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