Creating from Deep Places

I am often asked what it takes to make great art My first reaction is to say all art is great. But that is often met with qualifying words of what they think is great. Making any art in general, is directly related to; learning a process, practice, refining that process, more practice, changing that…

feeding your soul….

it has been a long. hard. winter. physically emotionally spiritually Most creatives can appreciate what I’m saying…even if your “winter” was 80 degrees and sunny. There are those periods of time (some longer than others) where you feel….. spent. Creative people tend to feel more deeply and process those emotions in artistic ways. writing… painting……

the Story of ABSTRACTION

There is nothing like the word ABSTRACT to strike fear in the heart of many an artist. The reason is that it is so subjective. We are often looking for finite’s in life, as well as our art. Something real that we can sink our teeth into. Something to say “hey this is who I…

when life sucks…

We all know that life has a way of taking you places you didn’t want to go, bringing you things you didn’t want to have, and leaving you feeling broken and alone. Life – it sucks! …but only in the sense that it has a tendency to suck time, resources, energy and purpose. That is…