being a sensitive artist · Being Creative · Blog Tuesdays · Creativity and imagination

The Shadow in us we need to greet and Shadow Theater

I anxiously awaited the sun being blotted out while hiding out in the house away from windows with my Giant Ooh Yellow Dog, hoping the eclipse would pass quickly. Crouching down on the couch and pretending nothing was happening, while facing my fears of going blind, I thought about the Shadow. Not the old-time radio… Continue reading The Shadow in us we need to greet and Shadow Theater

being a sensitive artist · Being Creative · Blog Tuesdays

When the World Goes Crazy, Lighten the Load & Find What Fits

I have such the habit of piling it on. What is mine, what isn't mine, what is the collective mine, what is out there, what is not my responsibility...And I found myself overloading, again. My stomach goes on vacation without me and I get an headache as a big wakeup call that I've been carrying… Continue reading When the World Goes Crazy, Lighten the Load & Find What Fits

Being Creative · Designing · The world of the imagination

The Goal is to be as Authentic as Possible, Part One

As I was writing in my Brain the other day (what I call my sketchbook notebook), I noticed that the underlying theme I was writing was about staying authentic, having that true voice in my creative work. The artists I admire so greatly all have such a unique style. (Think the late Dr. Seuss). They… Continue reading The Goal is to be as Authentic as Possible, Part One