Creativity

Everyone is creative. Each and everyone has the gift to create something, no matter what it is. Being creative is a brand which is put, in my opinion, too often only on those that bring out famous paintings, sculptures, symphonies, magnificent dances, a million-dollar sold novel etc. That is neither fair, nor true. Everyone is creative, and I claim so because no matter how it looks what each and everyone of us creates each and every day of his life, even though other people disagree simply because their perception of beauty or their taste is different to yours, it is and will...

Drawing on the right side of the brain

Just to let you know, being “skilled” in drawing is something anyone can learn, if he desires to. The most important thing in drawing something that looks authentic, is to be able to SEE. The book “Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain” by Betty Edwards makes that very clear. Only if you are able to really SEE things as they are, you will be able to draw things as they appear. If YOU always dreamed of drawing authentic, then take my advice and get this book. It is fantastic, especially for those that have always believed they cannot draw. I have read...

Everyone can draw

If you think you cannot draw in the moment you are drawing something you most likely will not appreciate the outcome. The true point here is, you will not like it NOT because YOU BELIEVE it is bad, but because you JUDGE yourself according to standards out there. Maye somebody has once criticized your art. You might as well unconsciously refer to a situation, which has hurt you, which left marks in your memory. I have learned over the years that everyone who is able to write can draw, because writing is a DRAWING! If you look at different handwritings, you cannot find anyone...

Love your Art

Let’s eliminate all judgement existing out there in the world about perfect, authentic drawings, adorable paintings, magnificient sculptures, touching voices, accurate dances, stilistic writings…, and let’s only look at ourselves, each one at himself, when we are creating something. The most important thing in doing art is to LOVE WHAT YOU ARE DOING. Simply feel your desire to do it and let your JOY flow freely through you. Feel free to do whatever you want to, there are no limits. Only feel. Smile. Embrace yourself as who you are. Dive into the process of...
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