artist’s way II: week five artist date, part II

I wanted to try intuitive painting again after my week five artist date, although, I didn’t think I would get back into it again, so soon.  As I mentioned in my earlier post, I recently purchased Flora Bowley’s book, Brave Intuitive Painting.  It’s a beautiful book, I love her perspective on painting, and her concepts…

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artist’s way II: week five artist date

I found this book at the art store.  I am not entirely sure why I was drawn to it–but I was.  A week later, I was buying more art-supply-goodness and purchased it on a whim.  I figured it would be a good start for an artist date, and it was.  I was very pleased with this…

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artist’s way II: week five

We strive to be good, to be nice, to be helpful, to be unselfish.  We want to be generous, of service, of the world.  But what we really want is to be left alone.  –Julia Cameron, The Artist’s Way In reality, I think it has been five weeks since my Week Four post.  While, I am…

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artist’s way II: week four

Reading deprivation is a very powerful tool–and a very frightening one.  Even thinking about it can bring up enormous rage.  For most blocked creatives, reading is an addiction.  We gobble the words of others rather than digest our own thoughts and feelings, rather than cook up something of our own. –Julia Cameron, The Artist’s Way…

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artist’s way II: week four artist date

For my artist date this week, I simply played.  Often, I get too caught up with my works evolving to express their various intuitive meanings–I get caught up with the result instead of enjoying the process. It took a while to get settled once we received our crates of household goods.  However, I have  finally…

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artist’s way II: week three

The act of making art exposes a society to itself.  Art brings things to light.  It illuminates us.  It sheds light on our lingering darkness.  It casts a beam into the heart of our own darkness and says, “See?”–Julia Cameron, The Artist’s Way My favorite topic covered in week three is synchronicity.  I remember, when…

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