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  “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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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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