Art Journaling

The Color Project Paintings

“Color should be a sensuous experience.” Charles Sovek Color is an element that speaks directly to our emotions. We can feel the warmth of sunny yellows and oranges, the cool breeziness of blues and violets, the excitement generated by bright colors, the peacefulness of soft, muted, analogous harmonies, and the moodiness of darks and neutralized greys. However, my interest in […]

2017 WATCHWORD FOR THE YEAR

  “If you aim at nothing you will hit it every time.”   Zig Ziglar “A dream without a goal is a wish. A goal without a plan is just a dream.”   -Unknown “Actions speak louder than words.”   – Unknown   It’s already the second week of the new year! How are you doing with your art goals for […]

Yearly Review and Setting Art Goals for 2017

Yearly Review and Setting Art Goals for 2017

“I will join Alice and explore every rabbit hole, even at the risk of shrinking and expanding. I will join Huck and ride the river, even if con men are waiting. I will discover the essence of poetry, unravel the mystery of song, grasp the intricacies of color. I am one terrific explorer.”     Eric Maisel  […]

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That Time of Year

I love this time of year! When I was a kid I loved the idea of going back to school in September after a long summer break. Note that I said I loved the idea of going back to school. Come November, I’m pretty sure I wasn’t loving it all that much! Actually, if I’m […]

Balancing Everyday Life with the Creative Life, Part 3: Talking to Eric Maisel

Balancing Everyday Life with the Creative Life, Part 3: Talking to Eric Maisel

Eric Maisel, America’s foremost creativity coach, columnist for Professional Artist magazine, and author of 40 books, is doing a month-long blog tour to discuss his brand new book, Rethinking Depression, and I’m excited that my blog is the second stop on his tour and he is with us here today! Eric is one of my heroes and one of my favorite authors. I’ve read 12 of […]