For me, a lack of tolerance blocks joy and imagination. When my joy and imagination are blocked I stop creating art.
In addition, the more I let go of past hurt and disappointment, the freer I become to believe that my fondest dreams…READ MORE
Added by Sharon Gilbertson on September 17, 2012 at 10:31am — No Comments
I am an abstract artist and have been one since childhood. I just happen to be creative in a a variety of mediums and I like to work mainly with colored pencils. The great thing about being an artist is that the creative possibilities are endless. Art can be realistic or fantasy or anything in between. Making art is something anyone can do and it is a great therapeutic escape for anyone, anywhere. Find what you like to do and stay with it. In the long-run it will help others as…READ MORE
Added by Amanda Csanady on December 14, 2011 at 7:18pm — No Comments
I had the realisation today that I achieve far more by doing a little art every day than I ever did by having the big artwork marathons that I used to cram into weekends.
Somehow, in years gone by, I used to expect that inspiration would switch on when I had "booked" a day in the studio and that everything would come together for me. Often it did, but there were still…READ MORE
Yesterday I saw the cutest thing: two young girls on the path outside my house, battling with an umbrella that was turning contortions in the strong spring winds, and giggling like they were about to burst. Each time they turned the umbrella out of the wind and it righted itself, they would hold it again to catch the wind until it popped out of shape like a fleeing jellyfish. And they'd laugh and shriek some more. They trashed…READ MORE
Added by Cynthia Hanna on August 9, 2011 at 12:08pm — No Comments