I'm very excited about introducing you to this month's guest artist - Karen Richardson. I first met Karen Richardson when we visited her home during a Studio Tour and came away with one of her paintings. Later, I enrolled in her workshops and along the way discovered a good friend. Before my move to Nova… Continue reading Meet my creative friend: Karen Richardson
We shall not cease from exploration, and the end of all our exploring will be to arrive where we started and know the place for the first time. T. S. Eliot Choosing the head or the heart I have to watch myself or I get too "heady" when I'm painting and I forget to tell… Continue reading Muse Flash: Tell the Story
What does 'being creative' actually mean? Is it possible to be creative every day?
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
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