Creating the Artist not the Art

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Tweak!  Tweak!  Tweak! No that’s not the sound of some deranged bird, it’s a creative perfectionist who just doesn’t know when to stop. Just one more… How many times have you said something like this to yourself? “Just one more edit.” “Just one more color.” “Just one more layer.” “Just one more ______  and I’ll […]

5 Strategies Artists Can Use to Overcome Procrastination

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  Stop Thinking About It and Start Doing It! By: Dan Johnson You know that feeling when you’re dying to create some epic piece of artwork, but for some reason, it never gets done? As an artist, I get that feeling a lot. Sometimes I have a whole weekend free, and I think I’ll get […]

The Zen of Inbox Infinity

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  You’ve got more #$@% mail! Those of you who have been online long enough may remember when getting email was an exciting event. We all loved hearing that bossy little AOL voice telling us that we got mail.  Our pulse would quicken and we would race to our email inbox to see what technological […]

The Goal of Nothing & the Art of Letting Go

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“When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be.” ~Lao Tzu Let’s face it, having goals kind of sucks! What do you want to do, be, or have in ten years?  Where do you see yourself in twenty years?  What are your three major goals for this year?  What are […]

An Artist’s Bookshelf – “The Artist’s Way” by Julia Cameron

"The Artist's Way" by Julia Cameron

This is the third book in an ongoing series where we’ll be talking about a small collection of  books that deal with art and the creative process.  These particular books were chosen because they have dramatically changed my own perspective as both a writer and as a human being I really believe that any of […]