Merry Christmas to you all
Thank you to those who joined Create2Flourish during open registration.
Registration is now open to join Create2Flourish, a program to help bring your art to a new level, gain confidence, get started on your creative journey and create work to tell your story.
While visions of sugar plums dance in my head, I can tell you that the Leighton Art Centre’s Foothills Art Sale is on, and the segments I taped for The Quilt Show are ready for viewing. Exciting news!
What’s going on in my studio in the next little while? Read on to find out about upcoming workshops, exhibitions and when registration opens for the membership program.
We are talking about having expectations about our art, and making a lot of bad art to make some good art
“We cannot erase our pasts, however hard we try. Instead we must carry them with us into the future. We must carry them with us and look forward with hope. We must look forward because to look back is to waste precious time. We should live as we have never lived.”
We continue where we left off – and end the discussion with the fourth reason given most often for not choosing Must: Vulnerability – far scarier and spoken about much less, because choosing Must means you must confront some very big fears: what’s all this for? Some obscure dream? A childhood fantasy? A fleeting feeling…
We talk this week about Space: space to create, to make, to think, to feel safe or just to be.
Once you discover your Must, your brain’s most primal, protective center gets alarmed, Elle says. The riot gear is called forth. Defense mechanisms go up. Because choosing Must raises very real questions.
Last week, we discussed the origins of Should which are put on us from the moment we are born, as we have to grow up under some else’s wing. Continuing where we left off last week, we will discuss today the path to Must. The path to Must is a path we create. It begins…