7 Lies We Tell Ourselves About Creativity

The Secret by Cedward Brice

Why do we believe we aren’t good enough to create our art?  Maybe it’s because we keep telling ourselves the same stupid lies over and over again… It’s time to stop screwing around. Let’s face it, we don’t have enough time to create without constantly sabotaging ourselves in the process. We are filled up to our eyeballs […]

3 Ages of an Artist

Inspire by Ashley Rose

Whether you are a writer, a painter, or any other type of creative artist you know that your life and your art are constantly evolving. Like any other journey this one has a beginning, a middle, and an end (so to speak) and each stage comes with its own set of rewards and potential pitfalls. The courage to […]

The Paralysis of Perfectionism

How can I be a perfectionist if nothing I do is perfect

Perils of perfect As much as we would like to convince ourselves otherwise, perfectionism is not about having high standards or a keen eye for detail. Instead it’s like pretty much everything else we do that screws up our creative life— it’s really about dealing with our fears and trying to protect our fragile ego. […]

For the Love of the Game

For the Love of Art

Amateur Art Amateur artists have gotten a bad rap. There seems to be a growing rift in the creative world between “professional” and “amateur” artists, writers, musicians, etc…  and I’ll be the first to admit that I haven’t made things any better by writing articles with ominous titles such as “The 9 Warning Signs of […]