Last week I watched the Lord of the Rings series as well as the Hobbit Trilogy.   It was great fun and must have had a significant influence on my creative…

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Developing Your Creative Vision

Two men, Vladimir and Estragon, meet near a tree. They converse on various topics and reveal that they are waiting there for a man named Godot. While they wait, two…

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Developing Your Creative Vision

French philosopher Gaston Bachelard (June 27, 1884–October 19, 1962) addressed this question with uncommon acuity of insight in Intuition of the Instant (public library) — a timelessly rewarding exploration of…

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Developing Your Creative Vision

R.Tagore I discovered a kindred spirit today at the Museum of Modern Art in Delhi.   I overheard a tour leader discussing some art that I was quite drawn too.  He…

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Developing Your Creative Vision Pondering the Leap

Letter penned on August 12, 1904 by Rainer Maria Rilke in Letters to a Young Poet “Great sadnesses … they are the moments when something new has entered into us,…

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“My foregrounds are imaginary, my backgrounds real.”― Gustave Flaubert We are all comprised of foundations that make us totally unique…the fabric of all our experiences exists in our backgrounds; the edges, the loves,…

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by Marli Thibodeau Isn’t it the way a good metaphor shows up ~ you’re doing one thing when somewhere along the way you realize it has become something else entirely. …

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Set Free

“What I need is perspective. The illusion of depth, created by a frame, the arrangement of shapes on a flat surface. Perspective is necessary. Otherwise there are only two dimensions.”…

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Developing Your Creative Vision

Developing Your Creative Vision

 Just show up and who you are will simply appear in the work…it’s unavoidable really.

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Developing Your Creative Vision