Creatives have to conserve energy every now and then, or risk total creative meltdown. If you’re facing a creative sinking spell, here’s how to take a big time out.
Discovered: a generation strengthened by sisterhood along the Mayan path.
We think of barriers quite literally, as physical obstacles in our paths. But barriers can be much more debilitating to our creativity when we impose them upon ourselves. “As long […]
Light meets design makes shadow creates pattern bathes piano attracts musician rides bike brings color makes music becomes art = pairings, unexpected . . . “Creativity is that marvelous capacity […]
How can you pass by an intriguing window or door by without making note, or making a picture? There’s a story to be told behind them . . . Doors […]
What man has made of steel and concrete becomes beauty when mirrored by nature; and the mind can only improve upon what’s not seen. Imagination takes over to create a […]
There are lots of lovely gifts under the tree, but there’s one I treasure above all others.
What most creatives know about happiness is this: If they can’t create, they can’t be happy. Here’s to the thrill of the creative effort and happiness for all in 2014: […]
I was so certain I’d have those cowgirl boots under the Christmas tree that year. After all, I’d wanted them really badly last year, I’d made that clear to Santa […]
No matter your learning style, there’s more than one way to skin the creativity cat. Take a look at the wealth of tools offered in this idea-packed infographic (that visual […]
— Found: An oft-painted warehouse wall, pitted, cracking, alive with color. Lost: The desire for perfection. “Perfectionism means that you try not to leave so much mess to clean up. But […]
For photographers, the grungier, the rustier, the more lonely a subject is—the better. We crave texture, pattern, a story. A lonely place has a story, and photographers have many stories […]
Ain’t no sunshine. It’s a dreary, dull, drab, gray day. A day that demands a wing and a prayer to find inspiration. A day for an Artist’s Poem, one I […]
Wine seems to be a favorite of many artists and photographers (whether using it for subject matter, or using it to inspire subject matter). If you read my July 16 […]