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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.

 

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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The Value, of Value!

  “A painter should begin every canvas with a wash of black, because all things in nature are dark except where exposed by the light.”                                                                                   …

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How Do You Know?

“The act of creation is a kind of ritual.  The origins of art and human experience lie hidden in this mystery of creation. Human creativity re-affirms and mystifies the power of life.”                               Keith Haring   I received an e-mail this…

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Let’s Get Practical

“Art is a habit-forming drug.”     Marcel Duchamp In last week’s blog, I mentioned a list of: “24 Things to Loosen Up Your Art.” One that I did not mention, I would like to address this week: Get everything ready. We are not all lucky enough to have an in-home studio.  For those of you who…

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