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.


The Need to Reboot

“Whatever inspiration is, it’s born from continuous I don’t know.”  Wislawa Szymborska Times have been tough, and the world is opening, but not without problem areas.  We too need to get our art life in gear again.  Many as I have learned, through responses to this blog, have had problems working for a variety of…

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“I felt so insufficiently equipped, so unprepared, 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 After my last blog I had several email conversations…

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Need a Cheerleader?

“In order to carry a positive action, we must develop a positive vision.”                         Dalai Lama   It has been said that we cannot have a positive life with a negative mind.  This is true.  Even though life is composed of ups and downs, we…

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“All the sorrows, all the bitterness, all the sadness, I forget them and ignore them in the joy of working?     Camille Pissarro We have all been through a difficult period.  For some, this time of isolation has given them an uninterrupted time to really explore and create; for others, it has been more difficult.…

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Yes, You Are! Yes, You Can!

“When we trust our creativity we encounter a supreme kind of enjoyment an amazement at the natural unfolding of life beyond our ordinary way of looking at things.”      Kongtrul Jigme Namgyel                    It is  hard to imagine a life without music, sculpture, painting, literature, theater,…

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Re-framing Your Thinking

  “I’m for the person who takes the bit in his teeth & goes after what he believes in.”      Robert Henri Whether we do realism, abstraction, or nonobjective work, it must have our heart and spirit in it to be good. We can be a perfect draftsman, but without something special that makes the piece…

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