Week 1: Cultivate creative flow through creating space This four-week workshop is all about getting back your creative flow. To start, we’re going to focus on creating the physical and mental space for creativity to flourish. This week’s challenge to kickstart your creative flow: Designate and tidy up your workspace. Declutter. This is an important […]
Join me this January for an exciting workshop aimed at cultivating creativity in your life and work:
4 Weeks to Kick-Start Your Creativity
In this free four-week program, you’ll learn how to:
Cultivate a creative mindset
Build creative confidence
Remove obstacles to creativity
Implement habits that will transform your creative practice
Move from inspiration to action
This workshop is open to all artists, writers, creative professionals, and anyone looking to tap into right-brain thinking. It is absolutely free.
Sign up now to kick-off to your most creative year ever! Achieve your New Year’s resolutions and realize your creative potential!
I will be implementing the weekly challenges in my own life, and I would love to have you join me.
Get ready, it is starting soon on January 2nd, 2017.
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Sweater Weather and Patterns in the Paint. Studio Notes. With the deepening of autumn, the grey skies and crisp cold air, the last of the leaves falling, I feel a kind of melancholy. I relish the quiet mornings in my studio, with the window open just a bit to hear the wind and feel the […]
The Ultimate Gift Guide for Artists, Art Lovers and Creative People. The holidays are quickly approaching, and with them the inevitable panic that arrives while trying to think of thoughtful, reasonably priced gifts for friends and family. Artists can be especially difficult to find a gift for – since many of us are artists ourselves, […]
Artist Mathew Reichertz talks about his exhibition Dog Park I recently had the pleasure of interviewing the Canadian artist, Mathew Reichertz, on the occasion of his exhibition, Dog Park, in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Mathew Reichertz is a fabulous painter whose artwork addresses contemporary themes. His recent work, including Garbage and The Fight, deals with narrative […]
The 8 Must-See Art Exhibitions of 2017 With 2016 ending, and the major art shows of the year wrapping up, it’s time to get ready for the must-see art exhibitions trending in 2017! Hot off the press, the hippest galleries in North America, the UK, and Europe have just unveiled their upcoming lineups for 2017. […]
Are you one of those who either love or hate Cubism? To be honest, when I was first exposed to Cubism I didn’t understand it at all and had difficultly enjoying it. Since then, I’ve come to appreciate the possibilities that it subsequently opened up for Western art. As an artist, thinking about Cubism and […]
Gettin’ in the Groove These studio updates are a new addition to the blog. They are an opportunity for me to share a little with you about my personal practice as an artist: what I’m working on in the studio, surprises, discoveries, etc. September was a difficult busy month. I was faced with the challenge […]
Looking for a few simple ways to make your art studio or work space a little more functional? I’ve gathered a collection of brilliant and creative solutions, many of which you can implement on a very small budget! 1. A Storage Cart for Art Supplies Use a convenient storage cart with wheels for paints, mediums, […]
India Ink Painting Tutorial Studies done in ink-wash are a fantastic way to learn about using value and composing on the page. This is a direct form of mark-making that allows you to work quickly. The characteristics of ink are such that you inevitably lose some control. The ink drips, splatters, bleeds. But this is […]