How would I show up in the world if, I was like a painting on the wall?

A friend sent me a message the other day telling me the painting of mine she has hanging in her study has taken on a story of its own and the next time I visit she will re-introduce me to it. Wow! These words struck me as so beautiful and enlightening. The painting I once worked on to birth into this world has taken on a life of it’s own. I hope she doesn’t mind me copying what she wrote me so I can quote her directly, she said. “I loved the colors, and wanted to add some vib

If you’re not selling a lot than you’re not a real artist…BULLSHIT!

If you’re not selling a lot than how can you call yourself a reeeaaalll artist?! This is shit I call BULLSHIT to!!!! I’ve heard lots of questions in regards to my abstract art and maybe you have too. Those well intentioned curious people who like or don’t like your artwork and ask you questions like, what is it, what does it mean, or do you sell a lot, and the kicker, well if you don’t support yourself from your art can you really say you’re an artist?! Aaaannnnnddddd Bullshi

How to make Abstract Art Paintings

First, WHAT IS ABSTRACT ART? Abstract art is really all I paint. Why abstract and what is abstract? I can’t speak technically as I’m not a professional art historian, but I can speak from experience. Abstract to me means that the painting is nonrepresentational of anything that we can recognize, such as a Dog or couch etc.in its exact form. Though things may end up looking like things in these works, they were either not on purpose or they were on purpose yet are extremely di

Creativity makes you healthier

Can creativity help you feel better?! The short answer is YES! But that wouldn’t make for a fun blog post. :-p The World Health Organization (WHO) defines holistic health as: viewing man in his totality within a wide ecological spectrum, and … emphasizing the view that ill health or disease is brought about by an imbalance, or disequilibrium, of man in his total ecological system and not only by the causative agent and pathogenic evolution.1(p13) (The Connection Between A