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

Blog Tuesdays · Creativity and imagination · Inspiring Art Destinations

Field Trip for the Imagination: Yayoi Kusama’s Infinity Rooms

It's Blog Tuesday! Woot! And I'm tired of my Facebook Feed of Gloom and Anxiety. I like to think when you step into the Idea Emporium you are transported into a magical mall. We visited the Phoenix Art Museum not too long ago and the whole family loved the Infinity Rooms! They are pure magic… Continue reading Field Trip for the Imagination: Yayoi Kusama’s Infinity Rooms

Creativity and imagination · The world of the imagination

Imaginary Finds: The Resurrectionist

Here at the Idea Emporium the imagination is celebrated and design ideas are born. The store manager saw this book today. Have you read it? From Amazon.com: "Philadelphia, the late 1870s. A city of gas lamps, cobblestone streets, and horse-drawn carriages—and home to the controversial surgeon Dr. Spencer Black. The son of a grave robber,… Continue reading Imaginary Finds: The Resurrectionist

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