Why we draw things

Why We Draw Things

Why we draw things is a simple question really. We draw things because it fills a need to create. Or it fills the minutes during obnoxiously boring conference calls. But drawing things, any thing, is really the foundation of the creative life. Painters draw. Illustrators make fancy drawings. Sculptors sketch their sculptures first. Those pants…

Calm

The Calm Creative

I often wonder if anything brings a sense of calm and purpose more than creativity. The calm creative is someone that has the ability to center themselves. To find the “flow” of creativity requires a true sense of calm. Think about it. A calm creative is a purpose-driven maker of things. How often have you…

creative time

How To Make Creative Time

If you’re anything like me, you’re crazy busy. Work, kids, school, mowing the lawn and fixing stuff around your home. You’re busy. But you still yearn to be creative. The creative inside all of us is searching for the time to express that creativity. But how do you make creative time? Let me give you…