Posts tagged creativity
First, Be Creative

Eleanor (Ella) is my 2 1/2 year old grand baby. She makes lots of art and shares them via facetime with us from Shanghai. It's a good thing, I think, that I still have such a clear recollection of earliest, "first-time," understandings. These are those ah-ha moments one experiences at the beginning in their training. Often workshop participants remark how I state things clearly and easily for them to understand. My belief is that I can do that because my learning and growth still feel fresh and are coming at lightening speed. So much so, in fact, that it seems at times my head will burst with ideas to explore.

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Why Should I Like Van Gogh? Kim Lordier

A couple of days before I embarked on a painting adventure to Southern Utah, I was in my local coffee house talking with a gentleman named George about his recent cross country road trip. He mentioned exploring and photographing the Capital Reef area, but shared his frustration with the photos he took of the vermillion walls and saturated sunsets. His words to me in describing the beauty he saw and felt were full of intensity and wonder, the description of his experience, full of emotion.  He said his photos fell flat of his expectations.

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