Tag Archives: creative work

Under New Management

I fired my boss. She was all about long to-do lists and unrealistic expectations regarding the time needed to fulfill those lists. She fed on more and better and I wouldn’t mind her as a co-worker, but she sucked as … Continue reading

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Digging Deeper

I was just in the Hoh rainforest where I witnessed this squirrel digging for treasure. The energy and certainty with which it dug was envious…and there was something I recognized in his industry. In contrast, my time in the rainforest … Continue reading

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The Business of Art

According to Feng Shui, the Wealth area is in the far left corner from the entrance. I considered this when I decided to move my art table in the studio. Originally, I had my largest earning activity (bookkeeping) in that … Continue reading

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Hello again!

I’ve been working behind the scenes in an effort to make my blog more interesting to navigate. In the process, I came face to face with my twin vices, Impatience and Perfection, and their wily ways. There is so much … Continue reading

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How to Build a Throne

“The answers you get depend upon the questions you ask” Thomas Kuhn My thanks to Charlene for helping me to see the potential in the bones of the pesky chair project (read more about the beginnings here). She took one … Continue reading

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The Hero’s Journey

And so it was that I continued my studies about “Art and Fear”, looking further into my own story as it unfolded. I set my sights on beginning, but my beginning held in it more undoing than doing because I … Continue reading

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Art and fear

Another interesting book has crossed my path. “Art and fear: Observations on the PerilsĀ  (and Rewards) of Art making” by David Bayles and Ted Orland is mostly telling me things I already know, but in a new way. In a … Continue reading

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