being a sensitive artist · Being Creative

Focus for Creative People – What to Avoid

Big project to do? Deadline looming over your head? I give you... Things (places, links, shows, etc.) to Avoid: The news Anything that starts out with "Trump did..." Shiny things, glitter, new pens. New pens? Where? No, really, don't look. A marathon of Bee and Puppycat. Must. Not. Watch now. Maybe just one episode... Cute… Continue reading Focus for Creative People – What to Avoid

being a sensitive artist · Creativity and imagination · experiments

Can they feel your spark? And instrinsic motivation

In my Creativity in the Workplace Graduate class we read an article that the professor wrote about what he learned while designing hats for the Cirque du Soleil in 1996. The article is called "The 8 Lessons for building a creative workplace.” This is my reaction reproduced here and shared. Reading about working in a… Continue reading Can they feel your spark? And instrinsic motivation

being a sensitive artist · Creative Curriculum · Creativity and imagination · Innovative Learning

Creative Resources

Other Innovative Teachers Who Think out of the Box: More jumping off points for your creativity and imagination that float my boat and I hope, will float yours too. The book, The Artist's Way by Julia Cameron is the artist's bible Herve Tullet's Art Workshop Technical Classes on Skillshare that teach with fun Jill Badonsky's… Continue reading Creative Resources

being a sensitive artist · Being Creative · Blog Tuesdays

How to Avoid the Holiday Overload When You are a Sensitive Creative

Creative people are sensitive people. We can enjoy the subtle differences among Yellows, a beautiful piece of music brings tears to our eyes, and a mall this time of year is the equivalent experience of throwing on all the lights at 3 a.m. when you were sound asleep. Overload to our sensitive systems can happen… Continue reading How to Avoid the Holiday Overload When You are a Sensitive Creative