August 22, 2015

Creativity Strategy Finding the Time to Draw

Starting a new semester at the college begins with tons of time sitting at meetings. Fortunately, I remembered one of my creative strategies.   I had […]
June 11, 2015

Creative Strategy Striving for Perfection

A perfectionist is a person who “strives for or demands the highest standards of excellence in work, especially in his or her own work.” Striving for […]
April 22, 2015

Creative Strategy Lose the Referee

When you are starting to learn how to draw, it is easy to get stuck by your own expectations. In the beginning, your images may not […]
April 1, 2015

Creative Strategy: Mistake or Creative Change?

One of the common obstacles while learning to draw is the tendency to stop simply because you made a mistake. I would like to suggest that […]
July 4, 2013

What does your art work surface look like?

Here is a snap shot of the top of my drafting table after I just finished up a marker rendering project.  Are you neat and tidy […]
December 27, 2012

Creative Strategy: Life Long Learning

One of my favorite creative strategies is the idea of life long learning.  How great is this concept!  We can spend our whole life learning new […]
August 9, 2012

Creative Strategy: Using the Sketchbook

One of the best tools for creating successful art pieces is to use your sketchbook as a preliminary planning stage.  Here is an opportunity for you […]
May 31, 2012

The Doodle Revolution with Sunni Brown

Here is  Sunni Brown, who is putting the DO back into doodling.  She is proving that creative problem solving has better results when ideas are doodled. […]