Posts tagged with ‘creativity’

  • Twitter Art Exhibit 2016

    I’m in This Twitter Art Exhibit in NYC

    By on April 4, 2016

    I'm in this Twitter Art Exhibit showing for the next two weeks at a gallery on 317 East 52nd...

  • Book review: Big Magic

    Book Review: Big Magic

    By on March 3, 2016

    I applaud Gilbert for the light tone of this book. Like me, she rejects the notion that creativity is...

  • education for the future

    Education for the Future

    By on February 3, 2016

    I've been saying for a long time that creativity, curiosity, critical thinking, and compassion are ultimately what is most...

  • Under the Microscope, abstract art by Polly Castor

    Two Abstracts in Acrylic: Under the Microscope

    By on January 25, 2016

    For quite some time I've wanted to do some abstract paintings of images under the microscope, and for some...

  • poached egg on

    Poached Egg on What?

    By on December 12, 2015

    I hope the adventurous out there will give it a try, because you'll be thanking me for the rest...

  • Withholding Does Not Enrich Us

    By on December 11, 2015

    This is helpful to know both in creative endeavors and in spiritual life.

  • Landscape painting in pastel, Polly Castor art, Polly Castor painting, Great Hollow Lake in November, Polly Castor pastel landscape

    New Landscape Painting in Pastel: Great Hollow Lake in November

    By on December 3, 2015

    Here is my most recent pastel landscape painting. It is of Great Hollow Lake in November.

  • sterling jewelry I made

    What I Made in Silversmithing

    By on October 22, 2015

    Here is the sterling silver jewelry I made in my silversmithing class at Creative Arts Camp last September.

  • Wee Faerie Village Photos

    Wee Faerie Village

    By on October 8, 2015

    Our Pastel class painted at the Florence Griswold Museum today and their current outdoors exhibit is the "Wee Faerie...

  • monoprint collage, art by Polly Castor

    Two Monoprint Collages

    By on March 25, 2015

    While just at the beginning of my exploration of monoprinting, here are my two most recent collages, which I...

  • Mono prints, Mono printmaking, gelli prints

    More Experimenting with Mono-printing

    By on February 17, 2015

    I’ve been experimenting with those the last few days, but these paints are more difficult to work with than...

  • Black Felted Bag is Finished

    By on February 9, 2015

    This bag has been on the knitting needles for probably two years, much of the last of that time...