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.


Getting Out of the Box

“Being an artist means that you can imagine yourself into all kinds of otherness-es.  Doing that, you can re arrange perspective on things, which can provide a revelation.”                                       Eric Fischl Since creative thinking involves playing with the…

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Stagnant Thinking

  “I felt so insufficiently equipped, so weak, and at the same time it seemed to me that my reflections on art were correct.  I quarreled with all the world and myself.”  Edgar Degas   Do you have trouble thinking out of the box or are you stuck in a rut?  Most of the time…

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Be a Better Artist

“Success doesn’t come from painting one picture.  It results from taking a certain definite line of action”.                Georgia O’Keeffe Some are born with a natural talent, others need to tap into their “creative child” and work at developing their creative ability to its fullest extent. But, in the…

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The Happy Place

  The minute I sat in front of a canvas, I was happy. Because it was a world, and I could do as I liked in it.”   Alice Neel  On Monday of this week the local newspaper printed in “Letters to the Editor”, a piece by Gary R Libby: Director Emeritus of the Museum of Arts…

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Expressive or Creative

  “Between beauty of expression and power of expression there is a different function.  The first aims at pleasing the senses, the second has a spiritual vitality which for me is more moving and goes deeper than the senses.” Henry Moore   Today I am “thinking out loud” so to speak. Creative or expressive, can…

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