If you’re a creative type, you already know this. But who doesn’t need this reminder, every now and then?
Two Book Reviews: Murder and mountains mix well in novels by Peter Heller and Joyce Maynard.
You may be possessed by your paints, or smitten with your characters, but life goes on.
If you’re struggling to get started on your creative passion, you can start where you left off.
A lone tree provoked three distinct treatments, using a trusted photo app and a new painting app, for stylistic effects.
Perfection isn’t what painting is about. It’s about finding your truth, and you can remain committed to that by letting go of art fear.
The desire to make your painting perfect, and the fear of ruining it, will always lead to painting doom. But there are ways to overcome art fear.
For me, reading, writing, photography and painting are all intertwined like a tangle of sticky spaghetti.
As a writer, words are your paint. Here’s a quote from Rhys Alexander to remind you to use all the colors.
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.
Are you at your desk, in front of your laptop? Are you at your easel, in front of your canvas? Great. If an idea comes, you’ll be ready for it.
You won’t be noticed, much less discovered—there is too much competition from the entire global community for your one little drop in the big web bucket to get found. Instead, start local, where your roots are.
“Creativity is Essentially a Lonely Art . . . An Even Lonelier Struggle” – Lou Dorfsman
As a photographer who paints, and a painter who photographs, there’s a challenge and a risk I’m often faced with: Print, or Paint?
Weekend inspiration from Jann Alexander and a handy little app called Notegraphy.