Archive for the Category ‘Creativity’

Art and Depression

Art and Depression

It’s funny how our perceptions often mirror our internal states. Where one day you could be feeling blue and every painting you look at (or produce) feels like a Munch painting and other times you feel as joyous as one of Matisses’ late collages. Of course, your state can really reflect the type of work... Read more »

Art, Life and Romance

Art, Life and Romance

Art, life and romance can, at times, get mangled up in this beautiful, tangled mess. And it not easy to see what’s going on when you’re in the midst of it. This year I want to get a lot more “real” and honest on this blog. I don’t want it to just be about art... Read more »

How to “Perceive” Yourself Successful as an Artist

How to “Perceive” Yourself Successful as an Artist

How you “perceive” yourself is the key to creating the life of your dreams. As there is no discernible difference in our brains to what is real and what we “perceive” to be real, we can often create immediate and dramatic breakthroughs in our life. There are times in everyone’s life, I dare to say,... Read more »

The Magic of “Process Goals”

The Magic of “Process Goals”

As artists we all have certain goals we want to accomplish. But do you actually accomplish them or do you end up not even setting goals because they hardly ever come true? Yeah, I’ve certainly been down that road before. I didn’t set goals for a long time because, overtime, as I set them to... Read more »

How to Find Your Artistic Purpose

How to Find Your Artistic Purpose

So how do you find your artistic purpose? how do you even know you’re on the right path? it this the art I’m supposed to do? How do you know for sure? I get these questions a lot, not only from artists I coach but also from artist friends, too. The answer seems pretty simple... Read more »

7 Principles Life, Business and Art Have Taught Me (so far)

7 Principles Life, Business and Art Have Taught Me (so far)

We hopefully learn and grow in our journey as people and artists. By taking a larger perspective we can learn to make these life/business principles work to our advantage and become better, deeper and more accomplished artists. Here’s how: Getting older is not all its cracked up to be, however, one thing it DOES is... Read more »

The Paradox of Creativity

The Paradox of Creativity

One of the biggest and most pervasive myths of creativity is that you must wait for it. That is, the age-old myth of having to wait for divine inspiration in order to create great art. While, I agree, there are times where you need to let your ideas simmer or evolve a bit, that practice,... Read more »

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