Big Magic
The Creative Life

Book Review – Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear

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

Sydnie, watercolour, 16x12"
The Creative Life

Creative Courage

The opposite of courage is not cowardice, it is conformity. Even a dead fish can go with the flow. --Jim Hightower Reasons or excuses? Matisse's famous quote  “Creativity takes courage” is almost a cliché, we've heard it so often. It's everywhere in memes and posters but maybe that's because as artists, we know it's true.… Continue reading Creative Courage