2 Quote A Flower Daily – Scentimental Rose Splendor

“If your mind isn’t clouded by unnecessary things, this is the best season of your life.” ~Yunmen Wenyan Source: 2 Quote A Flower Daily – Scentimental Rose Splendor   Wouldn’t it be great? Not to have one’s mind cluttered?  Only while deep in a painting do I find this … Great Quote.

Thoughts on finding lost creative passion

This morning I was listening to a live session at creativelive.com. the woman was some kind of life coach, I believe, and very engaging. I think the session may have actually been on making a super outstanding business. But what I heard stand out… What meant the most to me… Was to do what you…

Scrolling through Google Drive

Scrolling through Google Drive, I came across this painting from a couple years ago. This is only a partial image and was in the grisaille stage. It was a fun one to do, even though it took me the majority of the year to complete the entire painting!

My first blog post. Thoughts on creativity

I was trying to think of something worth writing. So I decided to think about what interferes with creativity. I see many young creative types writing about the importance of a neat and clean workspace. I wonder, do these people have families? Do they have to complete a day’s chores before they can be creative?…

Olio – November 30, 2015

Originally posted on Mary E Warner:
Olio: a miscellaneous collection of things My latest internet explorations …. 5 things the media does to manufacture outrage by Parker Molloy How to Respond to an Active Shooter from the ALICE Training Institute – It pains me that we live in a society where this information is necessary,…

Back to It…

Originally posted on Kathy Nida:
The week we get off at Thanksgiving has never been a relaxing vacation for me. Whether I stay home and do the whole deal here, or go to Seattle for four days, or what we used to do, which was go to Lake Arrowhead and hang out at my parents’…

Elstir Pinterest Inspiration Board

Originally posted on nouvellegamine:
Before Pinterest I used to have stacks of paper all over. I’ve written before about how Pinterest’s feed change made it useless, but it’s still very useful if you actually need a place to store images. The idea, drawing, and color palette for Elstir came first. But afterwards I went through…