Our ability to be creative comes as a great surprise to many. We are often told that someone else in our family or that our child is gifted and that we are not.
It doesn't matter how much you have achieved, accomplished, changed, fixed or tweaked in your life, your inner critic will make sure to remind you that things aren't perfect.
Finding a creative collaborative partner in the visual arts is a holy grail of sorts. While musicians, actors and dancers all need to learn to work and play well with others, visual artists all seem to think they don't need anyone else.
This new year, this new life! Many things have changed in the past year. 2019 marks a new beginning and a fresh start. The past year had been about closing a chapter in my life and moving forward. Much about this new year bodes well already. In stark contrast, New Years Eve consisted of [...]
Igniting the creative flame within requires us to let go of the known and venture into the unknown. Learning to let go is one of the greatest secrets of living a fully creative life.
Here are more of my notes on art and creativity: Creativity and I are one and the same. Within me there is this insatiable desire to create and much like breathing, it is a bodily function. It is as if creativity is a vital organ within my body. I cannot go more than a [...]
I’ve exhausted my significance and I've been robbed of my sense of belongingness.
There was a Thanksgiving tradition in the tribe I left behind were everyone at the table was asked what they were grateful for. This year I have so much to be grateful for.
The art of gratitude and being grateful is being able to give heartfelt thanks. Therefore gratitude requires an emotional state and an awareness.
I had a studio in the house for a few years when my kids were little. At the time I was the only bread winner and it just made things a easier having my workspace in my living space. My studio was accessible to the kids and we did several art projects together over [...]