Mixed media Painting by FL artist Carolyn

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,…

Abstract painting by FL artist Carolyn Land

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…

Aternate surface painting by FL artist Carolyn Land

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…

Collage by FL artist Carolyn Land

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…