When you’re in a creative drought, just hit the road. Literally or virtually, you can juice your creative flow and find new ways of looking at old things.
Timing is everything. One can acquire patience and prudence with a Spanish dagger in an Austin, Texas front yard, but will be rewarded with a stunning display of short-lived blooms.
Ideas are like rabbits, said John Steinbeck. May you have many. Happy Easter.
Artist Lynn Bridge creates mosaic plates in her Austin, Texas studio, complete with eating utensils. But you don’t eat the food on these plates, because they’re collectible art.
Bauhaus artist Paul Klee found himself possessed by color after an influential trip to Tunisia. But time spent in Italy informed his art as well.
In Terlingua, Texas, a tiny ghost town along the Mexico border, an historic cemetery serves as a monument to former miners felled by harsh working conditions.
Making art is messy for a reason. It’s to remind us that we won’t ever get it just right, or even close to perfect.
In Yucatán, there’s a tiny Mexican town whose contemporary roots are never far from its Mayan past.