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Abstract Art and the Creative Process

“The creative process is not like a situation where you can get struck by a single lightning bolt. You have ongoing discoveries, and there’s ongoing creative revelations. Yes, it’s really helpful to be marching towards a specific destination, but along the way, … Continue reading

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The Secret Life of Artist Girl

“Once we believe in ourselves, we can risk curiosity, wonder, spontaneous delight, or any experience that reveals the human spirit.” ~ e.e. cummings When school came to an end a boy in my class gave me a beautiful framed message … Continue reading

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Spring Song: A Young Child’s Poem

“I love spring anywhere, but if I could choose I would always greet it in a garden.” ~ Ruth Stout Spring truly is a beautiful season, inviting everyone to see the world with fresh eyes, and to embrace the possibility … Continue reading

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Snapshot of a Summer Spent Searching for Beauty

“Because from now on, for you, I’ll be searching for those moments of always within never. Beauty, in this world.” ~ from Muriel Barbery’s ‘The Elegance of the Hedgehog’ Summer has breezed by very quickly.  It was my intention to … Continue reading

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Ben’s Trumpet

Ben’s Trumpet by Rachel Isadora is a beautiful picture book that I have read many times to workshop participants and to college students.  It conveys a strong message about how easy it is to crush a child’s creative spirit, and how … Continue reading

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