Marriage is not a noun; it's a verb. It isn't something you get. It's something you do. It's the way you love your partner every day. Barbara De Angelis I know. This is an art blog, not a relationship blog. Or is it? Recently we watched "Big Eyes" on Netflix, a movie based on a… Continue reading Muse Flash: Be the Verb
Today, I welcome Elizabeth Cottrell to the blog. She is a writer and creative friend who generously offered to share her review of "Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear". Redefining creativity From the book Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear by Elizabeth Gilbert: “Q: What is creativity? “A: The relationship between a human being and the mysteries of inspiration”… Continue reading Book Review – Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear
My comfort zone felt safe but it also kept me from growing. Recently I tried something that wasn’t really new. Just something I left behind years ago - painting with acrylics but it definitely moved me beyond my current comfort zone. Everything old is new again I used to teach decorative painting using acrylics. You've… Continue reading From the Studio: My Comfort Zone Challenge
When I trust my heart, the art speaks.
The word 'No' possesses some very positive aspects, including protecting personal boundaries and preserving precious creative time. Without the option to say 'no', everyone else's needs, wants and agendas supersede our own.