Monthly Archives: November 2011

Paris In The Morning: Part Deux

Picture series number two– the mornings are getting colder, my walk more habitual. I seem to find interesting things around me everywhere. Some days it’s incredibly foggy, others are clear. There is always the man in the freezing cold, reading … Continue reading

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How To Know When A Painting Is Finished

Quite simply, this quote completely summed it up for me:  “a painting is never finished, it’s just stopped in an interesting place,” from The Artist’s Way. Julia Cameron talks about how nothing is every finished, at some point we just … Continue reading

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Paris In The Morning

Needless to say, these are some of my favorites of my morning pictures, they are transformed when you see them larger. Each morning, on the way home at 8:30 in the morning, I do a photo sessions of my walk … Continue reading

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Some Music..

Newton Faulkner I love happening upon new, great music. If you are interested, this CD is wonderful for being creative too, mm it allows my mind to sigh.

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Unwinding In The Morning And Weeding Out The Mind

To add on to my bit about listening, I want to push you to start “morning pages.” Morning pages is part of the exercise to recover your creativity through the book “The Artist’s Way.” For the morning pages, you’ll want … Continue reading

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Gaining Insight From Duplication

My Eiffel Tower Series Alors, I’ve done a crazed set of 8 Eiffel Tower sketches. It reminds me of the multiples Monet would do of the haystacks. The more you sketch or paint the same view or subject, the more … Continue reading

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Apparently I’ve Found “the best book ever written on how to write!”

Brenda Ueland lived 93 years as a veteran freelance writer, memoirist, and writing teacher, publishing around six million words (talk about writing!).  She once said there were two simple rules that she followed absolutely: to tell the truth, and not … Continue reading

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