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What Do You Wanna Be When You Grow Up?

It used to be one of my favorite question to answer as well as ask. Tonight upon reading an art history essay, my eyes were opened to a lot of things. 165 more words

Kids well-read...Meet the Artist: Henri Matisse book by Patricia Geis

What a great concept for a book – or even a series of books on artists, meant for kids.  This particular book focuses on captivating and inspiring a young audience and hopefully future artists! 141 more words


3rd Grade Matisse Names

One of the artists that we studied this year in 3rd grade was Henri Matisse.  To provide a little bit of background for students, I walked them through this… 301 more words


"Message Personnel", or Why Here and Now


“If what Proust says is true, that happiness is the absence of fever, then I will never know happiness. For I am possessed by a fever for knowledge, experience, and creation.” 807 more words

La ficción.

¿Qué es la vida?, un frenesí;
¿qué es la vida?, una ilusión,
una sombra, una ficción,
y el mayor bien es pequeño:
que toda la vida es sueño, 24 more words


How to remain creative # 1- some ideas

Creativity is not a talent. It is a way of operating – John Cleese

What creative people have as strenght is that the ideas seem to be a gift from above: it often materializes from nowhere, and you automatically have an awesome output.

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Personal Development

Lazy Sunday Morning

I had a productive Sunday morning. I woke up and did a painting.

I tried to paint it in a more unstructured or abstract way than usual. 82 more words