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 · 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

being a sensitive artist · Being Creative

The Excitement Theory: when you are lost

I hate and I like my 3d animation class. It really feels like Rocket Science and what should take a shorter time always takes forever. I am grateful most of my homework is done during the day when the kids have school because my language at the computer becomes very...colorful. The guy who wrote the… Continue reading The Excitement Theory: when you are lost

Art design lessons · Being Creative · Creative Curriculum · Creative Prompts

Creative Prompt: Stars in Jars

Take out a sketchbook and draw and doodle ideas for…if you could catch Stars in Jars. In the Invention Room, they do just that. And later sell them in the mall. If you are a writer, write about it. Tell me about this invention. Tell me about stars. Design thoughts: Are the stars pointy? Do… Continue reading Creative Prompt: Stars in Jars