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Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once he grows up. Pablo Picasso at DailyLearners.com

21 Days of Meditation

I joined a group called “21 Day Painting Meditation”. This group is sponsored by author, Whitney Freya. If you click on Whitney’s name a link will take you to her blog. Whitney is the author of The Artist Within. Many of you have probably already read the book or been on Whitney’s website. Whitney is […]






Creating Art as a Meditation

Meditation is good for the soul. It can be an escape from the stress of a busy hectic life. About 7 years ago I went to a workshop to learn how to meditate. I thought there was some special way that it had to be done. I struggled with making my mind settle down, to […]






Creating Abstract Watercolors in the Snow

Since living in Central Oregon I have gotten to experience snow. We don’t get much snow where I am from so any accumulation brings out the kid in me. I have had a lot of fun this winter playing in the snow. One day I decided to do a little experiment with snow and watercolor. […]






Creative Way to Teach Art Appreciation

Cartoons have included lessons in music and art appreciation for years. I recently came across a movie with cartoon characters that included a short section teaching art appreciation. The movie is titled, “Looney Tunes: Back in Action”. The setting of the film clip is the Louvre. Cartoon characters jump in and out of various famous […]






Creativity Devotional – Running vs. Painting

If you have not painted before, or in years, don’t expect any more from yourself than if you had not run in years and were going out for your first jog.   Whitney Ferre Thoughts: I am reading a book written by Whitney Ferre. It is titled “the artist within – A Guide to Becoming […]






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