…or when you are in the car and by the time you get back to your studio the inspiration is gone.… More When Inspiration Strikes
…or ‘Every New Idea Has Some Sort of Precedent or Echo From the Past’… More Nothing New Under The Sun
Now I know that this series-thingy is working as far as keeping me motivated and creating and just enjoying the process, I am ready for the next challenge.… More Winding Down…Gearing Up!
Doing what I think I should be doing not what I think others think I should be doing. OR “Don’t break your shin on a stool that is not in your way.” — Irish Proverb Over the past several years I’ve set some creative goals for myself as the a new year begins. I am… More Following Through
Over the years some of the many wonderful teachers I’ve encountered have recommended working in a series. I made note of the idea either in an actual notebook, or in my head or in the margins of a hand-out; usually with a little smiley-face next to it or double exclamation points following “great idea”!! I… More Working on a Series
A reflection on getting ‘back to basics’ with illuminated initials.… More Back to ‘Basics’ – Illuminated Initials
First off, I guess I must confess that I rarely made my bed between sheet changes (sorry, Mom). I spent a week at Cheerio Calligraphy Retreat in North Carolina almost 2 weeks ago. I went there to ‘make marks’ and have fun (which I did) but I came away with insights on so many levels… More How Making The Bed Every Morning Is Changing My Life!
I am realizing that I started this blog (and “follow” lots of others in cyberspace and through Facebook, etc.) because I thought I had to. I needed to. And in a way it still do. But I am realizing that when I am creating, I don’t have the time or the need to keep daily… More Keeping Focused
I received a request recently to write on a cut photo mat. I have done quite a few of these over the years and I almost always dreaded it because I never knew how the mat board would react to my writing fluid or my pen of choice. And it was always a “one shot… More Embracing the FUN…through lots of work? YES!
Well, I started this blog in January 2013 as a “resolution” of sorts to keep track of my journey in the studio…for myself more than anything (also a potential chance to share with others in their creative journeys). I think I lasted into March with regular updates. That could mean one of two things: One:… More Another Creative Year