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Many artists know that our inner depths provide the material for creative expression. How can creative people make better use of it?
“Going to one’s dreams, or to one’s own life experiences/subconscious, I have found to be the best way to conceive images that might not even be truly original, but lack cliches, and come genuinely from the artist’s soul and heart…. often with a message for others.”
Fine-art and fashion photographer Natalie Dybisz / Miss Aniela
How does our self concept, our identity, affect creative expression? How do we find creative passions and how does pursuing them demand changes in our life? One example of an artist who has addressed these questions is photographer Natalie Fobes.
“Every great transformational book (and every great transformational business) begins with a PERSONAL transformation.” Christine Kloser - Author, entrepreneur, coach and host of the Transformational Author Experience May 19-30 with 22 teachers for published and aspiring authors.
Author Joanna Penn is a writer entrepreneur who uses approaches to reduce overwhelm and distractions in order to create more books and products.
"Indie authors are control freaks! That’s partly why we love doing everything associated with our books." But, she asks, "How do you manage your time? What steps are you taking to manage your overwhelm?"
A friend recently posted a list of 101 Things to Do in 1001 Days. I was inspired and began working on my own list, but quickly concluded that I should probably focus on marking 101 things off my existing list before adding to it.
Maggie Taylor creates digital photomontages "to invite the viewer to engage and recollect, almost like entering a stage set or a scene from a dream... Making images for me is a way of life. I can’t imagine not doing it."
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A BBC news story reports on research that concludes “Artists have structurally different brains compared with non-artists." With the flood of brain imaging studies, it is worth noting there are critiques of the validity and meaning of the technology.