Can we ever be anything but our true self? I believe we are who we are from birth. Then, we make choices in how we lead our lives. Those choices can mask who we really are. I’m talking about the choices we make to please other people. Who are these other people? Parents, family, teachers, […]
The best thing about viewing art, or creating art is how it acts as a mirror to the soul. I believe no two people interpret art the same way. We each bring our own life experiences to viewing or creating art. Not only that, our reaction changes to the same piece of art when we […]
To beat procrastination you must first figure out where your fear lives. No fear = creativity and freedom to explore. The fear of mistakes is a common obstacle. In my zentangle workshops I explain one of the principles: there are no mistakes. If you go in a direction that you did not intend, you go […]
One of my core values is living a creative life. It takes many forms, not just putting paint to canvas, but also in the way I structure my day. Freedom is also another very important value. Without freedom I think it would be harder to live a creative life. I have been fortunate to have […]
I make mistakes all the time. I forget. I lose items. I hurt people’s feelings. The problem comes when we don’t learn from these experiences. This is especially true in any kind of creative process. It’s the best time to step back and notice what worked, what didn’t and what we can do next time.