The Appeal Of Abstract Painting

The Appeal Of Abstract Painting

“Art enables us to find ourselves and lose ourselves at the same time.”  Thomas Merton Painting abstracts satisfies a personal need for play, exploration, and physical expression. It’s the perfect format for me to get my head out of thinking and planning, just focusing on the process, letting the painting speak for itself. No rules, no preconceptions, just possibilities. I …

Creativity Is a Habit

Creativity Is a Habit

“Creativity is a habit and the best creativity is the result of good work habits.”  Twyla Tharp I’m getting in the studio more often these days and it feels quite wonderful. I’ve been working on getting in there first thing every morning. It’s not usually my thing, I also like to get my coursework reading and writing done while I’m …