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Going narrow instead of wide in your art

One can include so much in their art, but having too much can become a problem. It becomes difficult for the viewer to know what the art is about if…

love is connected to art

ART = LOVE

Art-making is easier when I’m feeling happy and connected to myself. I call this a flow state— creativity flows. But, of course, there are times when I lose that connection and question everything and get stuck. One way I think about flow state is to remember that it all has…

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Strive to be an art amateur

Strive to be an art amateur

When it comes to art-making, it’s best to stay an amateur! It seems counterintuitive since we tend to want to be masters of what we love to do. However, maintaining that beginner mindset — exploring, discovering, and following missteps- keeps the imagination engaged and curious in creative endeavors. Let me…

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A life approach to make your best art

A life approach to make your best art

We all encounter hard patches in life. Recently, I hit one. The silver lining to difficulty is that it usually comes with a learning opportunity. For me, this was the reminder that there are three approaches we can adopt when faced with challenges in our life. I discovered that some…

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