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The Sketchbook

Sketching to Experience the World

Drawing is first about taking something with all the senses, letting what is simply be as it is, without judging it. - Jeanne Carbonetti, The Yoga of Drawing" Call it what you will I love sketching. While it's a good creative warm-up, it's even better as an antidote to the distractions all around me. It… Continue reading Sketching to Experience the World

Creative Friends

Meet My Creative Friend: Victoria Lynn Hall

I believe in the power of art partly because of my creative friend, Victoria Lynn Hall.  She is a truly multi-talented, multi-passionate Renaissance Soul. As an artist, blogger and musician, I'm in awe of how creativity permeates everything she does. I'm sure she'll inspire you as much as she does me. What does “being creative” mean… Continue reading Meet My Creative Friend: Victoria Lynn Hall

waves and wonder
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