Procrastination comes in many forms but I discovered a cure for mine and it works like a charm. I just had to apply Hemingway's writing advice to my painting.
The artist is nothing without the gift, but the gift is nothing without work. - Emile Zola Time away is a gift This year, being away for a whole month was a first for both of us. A month changes things, providing distance and perspective. It made me see I was in danger of filling… Continue reading Take Time To Enjoy the Gift
Our life is frittered away by detail... simplify, simplify. - Henry David Thoreau Simplify. Sounds so easy but here I am, once again, learning the lessons of simplicity. To ask myself if I really need to do ________(fill in the blank) or is it a distraction? Does this painting need this level of detail or… Continue reading Muse Flash: Simplify
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
I'm sure your own creative journey has busy times when something has to give because, after all, you're only human. Don't regret those choices you make.