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?
A man I know has spent his entire adult life becoming exceptional. He is a world-renowned astrologer and a couple … Continue Reading Doing What Matters
Unfinished pochade study, #14 in series of 50, oil on 8 x 6-in linen panel. The artwork an artist produces … Continue Reading A Painting is the Sum of a Lot of Decisions
If I had only … forgotten future greatness and looked at green things and the buildings and reached out to … Continue Reading Notes to Myself
There is an underlying, indwelling creative force infusing all of life—including ourselves. ~Julia Cameron in It’s Never Too Late to Begin Again Julia would probably say I responded to a creative force when I started this blog. And she would … Continue Reading It’s Never too Late to Begin Again
I attended a workshop yesterday to learn how to prepare a business plan for my art business. What happened there was very unexpected. I thought of a completely different and exciting way to grow my business. At least, I felt … Continue Reading Playbook Strategy # 1 for Creatives: Don’t Confuse Can’t with Won’t