What's the Connection?

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I'm reading 'Return to Love' by Marianne Williamson.  Its the Readers Digest version of 'A Course in Miracles.'  Just one day decided I needed a course in miracles and, since actually reading ACIM is a bit like reading the Bible, I took the…

Who's The Cuckoo?

17 Nov 2017 - Just re-watched One Flew Over the Cuckoos Nest.  Won the Big 5 Academy Awards, including Jack Nicholson's first Best Actor statue.  Looking towards the White House, the issue of who's really crazy is being debated on the world…

Sunrise

Think about this one: "Living out of your vision is more powerful than living out of your circumstance" Happy Day ...

That Nietzsche Guy ...

  Nietzsche is one of those guys I’ve liked since high school. I took an existential lit class (thank you Shanti!) that opened my viewfinder WAY wide on authors and thinkers.  Not that he was an existentialist per se but he was a…

Conversations with Trees

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If I'm stuck, creativity is taking a break, sometimes I'll take a walk.  Get some air, try to be keenly aware of what's going on around me, closely inspecting my world for something I’ve never noticed before. Never know what you'll see. Yesterday,…

Painting, Not Sculpture

Lots going on this week, could be blogging for a month based on all that is happening with me as an artist.  Still in Sedona and (TAH DAH!!) ...  finished a couple of decent paintings.  Just for the record, these truly are my first paintings.…

Manifesting ... Art

I'm in Sedona (one of my Favorite Places On Earth, must be them vortexes ... ) for a workshop with Jeanne Bessette.  Jeanne is my latest FPOE (Favorite Person On Earth) ... such energy and joy pouring out of this lady.  She actually asked…

Sun Setting Heart

I decided I was going to finish all the half done pieces I had floating around the studio. This was one of them. I saw a similar form (large heart cut out of sheet steel) in Sedona, AZ a couple years ago ... but the finish on it was terribly…

New Art - Spark Plug Dragonflies and Clay Cattails

Finished several new pieces .. actually it was a couple weeks ago that I finished them but, finally getting around to posting them.  Elsewhere in these blogs I've noted that "a lot of making art is like digging ditches."  Marketing your art…

How Do You Come Up With These Ideas

I was talking to one of our friends (Jennifer) about making art and she asked me how I come up with the ideas for my sculptures. Ideas ... take time.  They don't just arrive fully formed no more than a human being shows up fully formed.…