Monthly Archives: June 2010

The Creative Call – Artist Retreat and Ceremony

All good things must come to an end. I hate it when I come to the end of a really good book. So, it is not unusual that I hate the fact that this will be my last article about … Continue reading

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Creativity Prompts

Creativity prompts get your imagination and creative juices going. Creativity prompts combine elements that you may have never thought about putting together before. Creativity prompts inspire you to create. There are many websites and blogs on the internet that give … Continue reading

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Creativity Devotional – Secret of Sanctity and Happiness

I found the following prayer in the appendix of The Creative Call by Janice Elsheimer.  I did a little research and found that Cardinal Desire- Joseph Mercier was Archbishop of Malines, Belgium from 1906 until his death.  You can read … Continue reading

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The Creative Call – Chapter Eight: Simplifying

Welcome back to another article about The Creative Call by Janice Elsheimer. I have written an article every Wednesday as I work my way through the book. If you have been with me from the beginning, you know that we … Continue reading

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An Abstract Underpainting

Have you ever messed up a painting putting in a background? I have. I have ruined many paintings putting the background in last after spending hours or days working on the main subject. What do I mean when I say … Continue reading

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