The Creative Life

15 Reasons Why I Believe Creative Expression is Vital

Recently I asked myself these questions, "Why do I believe so passionately that creative expression is a sacred trust? Why do I believe it's vital to leading a full life?" It wasn't always like that I grew up around people who taught taking time to paint and draw was a frivolous use of a precious… Continue reading 15 Reasons Why I Believe Creative Expression is Vital

The Creative Life

Muse Flash: Make Time Work For You

The bad news is time flies. The good news is you're the pilot. - Micheal Altshuler My most popular post is about how to find time for your art. Seems everyone is looking for more time to devote to their art. Last week Nova Scotia experienced the fourth nor'easter in about two weeks. Watching the… Continue reading Muse Flash: Make Time Work For You

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The Creative Life, The Sketchbook

Muse Flash: Get out of the studio

When was the last time you spent a quiet moment just doing nothing - just sitting and looking at the sea, or watching the wind blowing the tree limbs, or waves rippling on a pond, a flickering candle or children playing in the park?  -- Ralph Marston The picnic tables in the park down the… Continue reading Muse Flash: Get out of the studio