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

The Creative Life

Muse Flash: Creative Flow

Flow — the mental state of being completely present and fully immersed in a task — is a strong contributor to creativity. When in flow, the creator and the universe become one, outside distractions recede from consciousness and one's mind is fully open and attuned to the act of creating. -- Scott Barry Kaufman, Huffington Post I love… Continue reading Muse Flash: Creative Flow

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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