Study for portrait of Vincent Van Gogh by Francis Bacon, 1957. For several years, John has curated the work of … Continue Reading Everyone is Creative
I’ve been painting roses like the one pictured here for the past three weeks as homework for a class, “Finding … Continue Reading From Inside the Stillness that Is a Rose
Yes! If you feel desire (and we all do), you are a creative person. We tend to confuse “creative” and … Continue Reading Are you creative?
To be, or not to be, that is the question. Shakespeare’s Hamlet is contemplating death and the unfairness of life … Continue Reading There’s an easier way to be
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!