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The Creative Spirit Blog is a place for sharing creativity, ideas and inspiration. Here you will find plenty of interesting topics posted regularly for both the artist and art enthusiast. Be sure to subscribe to The Creative Spirit Blog to receive notifications of new posts via email.

 

 

Not Creative?

“When we avoid our creativity, we avoid ourselves.  When we meet our creativity, we meet ourselves.”                      Julia Cameron I meet so many people being out in the art world that say, “I am just not creative! I wish I could do that”!  Yes, you are,…

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Why We Make Art!

“Let the beauty we love be what we do”.                                                          Rumi   I wrote last week about getting back our rhythm after an event that knocks us off our stride.  I said that we should go back, and think about why we painted or created art in the first place…our “Artist Statement”.  Mine, being the intricate…

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Getting Back in Rhythm

“I think these difficult times have helped me to understand better than before how infinitely rich and beautiful life is in every way, and that so many things that one goes around worrying about are of no importance whatsoever.”  Isak Dinesen   There is a rhythm to everyone’s life, that keeps us grounded and anchored…

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Synergy

  “Creativity is a life skill that must be continually cultivated.”   Jordan Ayan   Where does creativity come from and what is it exactly? Questions in response to last week’s blog. What creativity is, is the easy part to answer. It is: imagination, ingenuity, inventiveness, cleverness, originality, innovation, individuality.   Where it comes from is a…

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Be Brave and Be Bold

“Art is the opposite of nature.  A work of art can only come from the interior of man.”   Edward Munch   “I love looking at abstract art, I marvel at it, but I couldn’t do that. I would not know how to begin. I’ll stick with the stuff I know.” I heard this comment, this…

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