Category Archives: right brain planning

my creative process: attention

Syllabus: Notes from an Accidental Professor by Lynda Barry

Each time you begin an art experience, make some time to quiet yourself and connect to your breath, heartbeat, and body. -Christine Valters Paintner, The Artist’s Rule

… and take notes as you listen and process the ideas and projects you are about to begin. Continue reading

seeing what you seek // unicorns and imaginating

[The artist] must retain the vision which includes angels and dragons and unicorns … -Madeleine L’Engle, Walking in Water

What are you seeking? What visions are you consciously retaining? Are you willing to change your vantage point in order to have a better view — to transition into something more, to facilitate your Becoming — to believe anew?
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make your creativity about {you}

[rest] sketched January 27, 2014

When creativity strikes, go ahead and follow it without fear of failing or looking silly. Practice saying yes to creativity and you’ll find yourself being more inspired. It’s okay to try something and decide it doesn’t work. It’s okay to put your best effort into something that no one will ever see. Remember, creativity can be just for you, so don’t be afraid to foster your creativity through a project that no one else knows about. -Samantha Mabe

★ [how I am making an aspect of my creative practice about me] … Continue reading