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I’d Love to Hear From You!

What topics would you like see on this blog? Do you have questions you’d like answered here? Post them in the comment box and I’ll respond to as many as I can. I’d really love to hear from you!  Happy Painting!

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The Voice of Wisdom and the Voice of Judgment

You can’t be creative and be critical at the same time. These two processes require different ways of thinking. The critical, judgmental, analytical function of the brain is not the part that knows how to generate creative ideas. Author Unknown Each of us has within us an inner guide; the voice of wisdom. We also have within […]

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Are You Creative? How Creative are You? How Creative can You Get?

You’re always believing ahead of your evidence. What was the evidence that I could write a poem? I just believed it. The most creative thing in us is to believe. Robert Frost I am especially interested in how our unconscious beliefs, assumptions, and what we tell ourselves impacts our creativity. For years I told myself that […]

Becoming Your Own Art Coach: 5 Tips for Setting Yourself up for Success, Part 2

As I mentioned in my last post, making the decision to become your own art coach announces to yourself and to the world that you are ready to passionately step up to the plate and take responsibility for if, when, how, and how much you create. It means setting goals, setting up an action plan […]