Posts tagged with ‘creativity’

  • Teaching Poetry

    Resources for Teaching Poetry

    By on February 3, 2015

    A homeschooling mother with a daughter in early high school asked for some recommendations from me for how to...

  • Digital art by Polly Castor

    Some Recent Digital Art

    By on December 18, 2014

    I’ve done these recently on my smart phone on the free app Brushes 3. This is fun for in...

  • Van Gogh quote

    Vincent Van Gogh Quote

    By on December 12, 2014

    My brush stroke has no system at all. I hit the canvas with irregular touches of the brush, which...

  • quote about creativity, Ralph Steiner quote

    Ralph Steiner’s Prescription for Creativity

    By on December 4, 2014

    Eventually I discovered for myself the utterly simple prescription for creativity: be intensely yourself.

  • the Pumpkin House

    The Pumpkin House

    By on October 31, 2014

    They carve over 700 pumpkins and invite everyone over to marvel at their hard work and creativity.

  • felting books

    Felting Books

    By on October 26, 2014

    I mentioned earlier this month in a blog after visiting the New England Felting Supply that I had requested...

  • pottery glaze

    New Teacup with Experimental Glaze

    By on October 4, 2014

    Usually when working in pottery, I am drawn to either painting with underglazes or some definitive process involving carving,...

  • New England Felting Supply

    New England Felting Supply

    By on October 2, 2014

    My hostess introduced me to New England Felting Supply, which is a combination of gallery, store, and classroom space....

  • Creative Arts Camp

    Creative Arts Camp: Art by Others

    By on September 17, 2014

    Here is some of the art by others at Creative Arts Camp...

  • Edgar Payne Composition

    New Abstract Oil Painting: An Homage to Edgar Payne

    By on September 16, 2014

    We were challenged to take the composition of a recognized masterwork and make it our own. I chose to...

  • Polly Castor Oil Painting

    New Oil Painting: Trees on the Point (with Process Photos)

    By on September 15, 2014

    I am positioned out on a peninsula we call “the point” at camp and these are the four trees...

  • art and spirituality

    Notes Made on Art and Spirituality at Camp

    By on September 12, 2014

    I love Creative Arts Camp in Maine. The people are terrific: the convergence of art with Christian Science is...