Writing journals here and there since high school, many of them are filled with songs, lyrics, drawings, pasted collages, ponderings, and more. The blank pages call out, desiring color, ideas, and contemplations. Later,being able to flip through the pages full of words and design, I revel in the kaleidoscope of …
Our imaginations and the ability to create is a part of us. Taking an idea, thought, or story from the mind and putting it into media that others can see, feel, or hear is an act of creation. Philosopher, Friedrich Nietzsche, said… [ Read More ]
Having a creative block in writing, art, or music business? A recent podcast with Steven Pressfield sheds some light on how not to forget the art part of what we do.
The Evolution of a Painting I went to a painting class with my daughter. The project was to be a rainbow reflection …
Day 7 – Day Seven of the Seven-Day Black and White Photos of My Life – It was a beautiful experience finding such beauty and seeing the images from others in the journey. Alas, it has ended.
Not many, but some people sew still. I never graduated up to using a sewing machine, but when I do get an idea, I will sew the entire thing by hand –usually costumes. #sewing #handmade #art #oneofakind
Painting is an art form that I came to later in life. It has an ease and serenity to that is soul filling. My 7-Day Black and White photo is one section of the array of brushes I’ve acquired. #art #artist #bard #visualart
“Photography helps people to see.” -Berenice Abbott I have been challenged to do the 7-Day Black and White Photos from my life. …
As writers, we get excited about the characters in our plots and can’t wait to get them to the next action. Often we don’t know what to write in the space between major events and leave too much empty room. How does a writer fill that empty space between plot events?
Before I started painting, I’d sketch with any writing instrument such as pencils, highlighters, and ballpoint pens. I guess writing never seemed far away from any of my other art forms. 🙂