An essential aspect of creativity is not being afraid to fail. ∼Edwin Land I painted in my twenties and thirties. Then … Continue Reading What does fear of failing prevent you from doing?
I joined artist Mary Glikerson’s 5-day challenge last week, and finished five quick studies (see here) for the challenge. The challenge was to paint for a set amount of time—20 to 40 minutes—and to stop when time was up. The … Continue Reading Daily Practice is Fun!
6×6″ oil on wood panel. Ancient Greeks and Romans believed creativity implied freedom of action. Poets were thought to be creative, because they brought to life new worlds. Artists were not considered creative, because they copied what they saw—imitated, in other … Continue Reading Creativity: What is It?
In the years since I first read Notes to Myself by Hugh Prather, my life has “happened.” It’s easy to look back and feel some regret about what was abandoned or never realized, or to want time back so different … Continue Reading Begin Again: Let Go of Regret