CREATING SOLO: WRITING AND PAINTING

CREATING SOLO: WRITING AND PAINTING

Solitude is blankness that makes accidents happen. -Robert Penn Warren   Aloneness, as opposed to loneliness, fosters a necessarily personal relationship with intuition and creativity. It allows us the uninterrupted time of feeling our way through the creative process...
AN IDEAL PLACE TO CREATE

AN IDEAL PLACE TO CREATE

When I am, as it were, completely myself, entirely alone…my ideas flow best and most abundantly. -Wofgang Amadeus Mozart   I have often fantasized about a huge studio with a view (of the ocean, preferably) a twenty-foot desk with my different projects set out,...
ARTIST-WRITER JILL D. GLENN: IMAGINATIVE LINKS THROUGH A LIFETIME

ARTIST-WRITER JILL D. GLENN: IMAGINATIVE LINKS THROUGH A LIFETIME

 The world of reality has its bounds, the world of imagination is boundless. -Rousseau   There are books that transport us to places to which we have never been – or have never seen depicted anywhere. The new worlds that unfold as we read, together with our...
ART: A JOURNEY INTO MYSTERY

ART: A JOURNEY INTO MYSTERY

It is only with the heart that one sees rightly; what is essential is invisible to the eye. -Antoine de Saint-Exupery    When I paint, I abandon myself to the intuitive process and enter a state of uncensored discovery. I am simply present in the moment, open to...
CREATIVITY: GARDENS OF POSSIBILITY

CREATIVITY: GARDENS OF POSSIBILITY

I begin with an idea and then it becomes something else. -Pablo Picasso   When I begin to paint, I move into a world of complete creative freedom. What will my painting become? I am on a journey without any clear destination and the paints, the canvas, the...