MY WISH FOR YOU… SIMPLY THIS: A JOY-FILLED, CREATIVE 2019!

MY WISH FOR YOU… SIMPLY THIS: A JOY-FILLED, CREATIVE 2019!

When I was four, I could draw as well as Raphael. It has taken me my whole life to learn to draw like a child. -Picasso   Here’s an additional New Year’s Resolution for you: a re-connection with that barely containable, creative curiosity you had as a...
BACKGROUNDS, FOREGROUNDS & STARTING FROM SCRATCH

BACKGROUNDS, FOREGROUNDS & STARTING FROM SCRATCH

One can compare art education to the solid foundation for a house— once it’s properly built, it will hold any shape or form you will place in it. —Igor Babailo Actually starting a project with the commitment to its completion is in itself an achievement. Taking that...
I CREATE… FROM MAUVE TO PINK TO YELLOW TO BLUE…

I CREATE… FROM MAUVE TO PINK TO YELLOW TO BLUE…

A musician must make music, An artist must paint, a poet must write if he is to be ultimately at peace with himself. Abraham Maslow America psychologist The stories of our lives are replete with creative potential. Therefore, many writers go back to their pasts in...
THREE IMPORTANT “Cs” – CURIOSITY, CONNECTIVITY & CREATIVITY

THREE IMPORTANT “Cs” – CURIOSITY, CONNECTIVITY & CREATIVITY

I very much loved…the feeling of bringing…totally unrelated…areas of my life together as one can in fiction. John Cheever, American writer I think that a large part of my creativity is driven by curiosity. What will an idea that might have flashed quite suddenly...
A PLACE FOR IDEAS TO DWELL

A PLACE FOR IDEAS TO DWELL

I long, as does every human being, to be at home wherever I find myself. Maya Angelou America poet and writer (1928 -2014) I find that certain environments, both indoors and outdoors, immediately become creative homes for me. They are bright, light and happy. Such...