Write a few words on Wordless Wednesday and surprise someone with a handwritten note—yours.
When you find the creative winds deflating in your sails, try a different tack. Take a time out.
At this magical time of the year, it’s what we least expect that delights us the most.
My room with a view is dedicated to inspiration for my writing, distraction-free save for my view.
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.
A 1980 image of three small-town buddies reminds us of a time when a Polaroid was instant gratification, and in some rural Western mountain towns, not much else.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
It’s often hard for a painter to know when to quit. I’m facing that question today, with the painting I began yesterday. Is it finished? Is there something more to add? […]
You can’t escape your roots. In my paintings, photographs and calligraphy, the artful elements of my Catholic upbringing have made their mark on me.
“If you don’t know where you’re going, you might not get there.” —Yogi Berra Being prompted by a WordPress Daily Prompt, State of Your Year, is a great way to start a […]