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

The Sketchbook

From the Studio: My Comfort Zone Challenge

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