Shimmering in the late afternoon sun, these river birches whispered in collusion and begged for a photo.
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.
Collecting eye candy is a snap for most visual types. And it’s a harmless way to find inspiration for your own work.
There’s an ebb and flow to life, like day and night, on Maine’s coastal waters.
Is your creative personality fed by travel, productivity, fashion, caffeine or . . . what? Here’s what stokes eight different creative types.
As practitioners of creativity, we’re inspired by our voyeuristic natures. And cities offer much room to look inside for ideas.
My room with a view is dedicated to inspiration for my writing, distraction-free save for my view.
Challenge to Self: Write a short story for our times, using the oddest additions to Webster’s this year, including words I had to look up.
A short tale of finding what I wasn’t searching for, with a twist—of color.
There’s no doubt that some of our best ideas come when we’re away from the office, in the flow of life. But when we’re stuck at our desks, there are aids to help the flow.
Our moments, our thoughts, our experiences and our time on earth, like nature, are fleeting, ever-moving. We can learn from that.
One thing leads to another on a hunt for a lobster roll in Maine—where you can find pearls before lobster and study the lost art of cursive, too.
Lettering Required: When you’re devoted to type, college and career requirements can enable lifelong passions, especially to the art of letters.
As a writer, words are your paint. Here’s a quote from Rhys Alexander to remind you to use all the colors.
When it’s golden time, the choice may come down to nature v. man. Give me a ghost sign, a shiny neon sign and an old diner, and I’ll visit the lake next time.