Material: Part 2 of the “Simple Plan”

“One gets into the state of creativity by conscience work.”                                                                            Henri Matisse The second part of the “simple plan” I have been writing about; that should be done before you begin your creative work, is to have the materials you will need ready to use. There is nothing worse than being in the middle of…

Pastel painting by Carolyn land

Knowing Who You Are

“What the artist must aim at above all else is this: to produce, by any process whatever, a work which by the life and humanity emanating from it communicates to the beholder…”   Medardo Rosso In the last blog I wrote about being open to who you are.  You may want to emulate someone, but your…

Just Passionately Curious

“Through art, mysterious bonds of understanding and of knowledge are established among men “.                Robert Henri All creativity builds on what came before.  We take what we know, what we have learned, experienced, and what has moved us emotionally, and we push the boundaries of that knowledge to…