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Creativity: Why rules are made to be broken

When was the last time you heard about someone who followed all the rules?

Creativity is a finicky beast. Every artist (music, written word, painter, etc.) has a completely different process. 507 more words

Life Lesson

First steps with oil pastels

Inspired by a post on art journaling with oil pastels, I pulled out my box and started playing.

First, I added background and highlights to another chicken portrait: 38 more words


More 30-minute collages

Interesting new first-art-of-the-day ritual. 10 more words


A moment of purpose

I normally don’t think or talk much about “life purpose”. I believe our purpose is unveiled moment by moment, and is ever-changing, not something we sit down and try to figure out  729 more words


We've all forgotten the same things

Today’s 38-minute collage:

I have a small collection of 1963 Saturday Evening Post and Time magazines, picked up free from someone’s moving sale. I love the ads! 258 more words


The 30-minute collage!

Inspired by this artist‘s process, I decided to see what a 6″x6″ collage in 30 minutes or less would feel like.

Here’s today’s:

And here’s what she had to say to me, in an 8-minute writing afterwards: 174 more words

Creative Process

Installation Day

Everything is on the wall at Sanchez Art Center, as of Saturday.

The 50|50 show opens this FRIDAY night!

The installation process went very smoothly…a few learning items for me. 212 more words