The Art Habit

THE ART HABIT – Week 10

Dear Creatives, I am excited to offer two new online courses starting June 10 (See below the video). The videos that I have been featured in THE ART HABIT, while we’ve been sheltering in place, have been taken from these courses. If you’ve enjoyed them, Register Today! This newsletter offers a resource to find a labyrinth […]

THE ART HABIT – Week 9

Dear Creatives, If we practice paying attention to our body sensations, we are able to notice things in the world that elicit a feeling, a quickening, a fleeting memory, whether comfortable or uncomfortable. These “things” are personal place holders. They elicit a body sensation because they are what we are supposed to be working with. […]

THE ART HABIT – Week 8

Our Sand Tray Images Now Bless the New Texas Studio! Dear Creatives, It’s been eight weeks since we started THE ART HABIT while sheltering in place. During that time I have shared videos, tips and inspirations and some of the art that others have shared with me while practicing THE ART HABIT with us. This […]

THE ART HABIT – Week 7

A TREASURE HUNT FOR SOUNDS Explore your home, garage and yard for things that make sound Try a wine Glass rimmed with water for a high pitched sound. Find a box and stretch rubber bands around it for a ‘string instrument’. Look around the kitchen for wooden spoons as drum mallets. Use a 5 gallon […]

THE ART HABIT – Week 6

Creativity Gets Lost If -we can’t let go of control -we have a fear of mistakes -we can’t set our ego aside -we are staying locked in our comfort zone The truth is that we are innately creative beings. Our true self lies there.  Our creativity may seem lost at times but it only needs […]

THE ART HABIT – Week 5

Dear Creatives, Welcome to Week Five of The Art Habit; Tips and inspirations to help us Thrive Creatively as we Shelter in Place. Wow, Week Five. And that’s just here in Texas. This week I am feeling connected to my family, home and my planet in new ways. We are all learning from each other […]

THE ART HABIT – Week 4

Dear Creatives, First I want to make a correction to the tune of 297,000. In last week’s newsletter, I was remembering my feelings following the Cedar Firestorm in southern California. In some ways these memories parallel this quarantine for me; the sense of being in chaos, in limbo and dwelling in the unknown are close […]

THE ART HABIT – Week 3

Dear Creatives, Our current situation takes me back to the last time I found myself in the “unknown” for an extended period of time. It was 2003 when I had big plans for the year. I had just finished building my new Southern California studio and printed 300 giant postcards, with exciting events for 2004. […]