7 Images & 7 Steps to Lifting Away Life Blocks

For non-artists, it’s called an “existential crisis” – the feeling like your life needs a complete and total overhaul, lest your entire existence be rendered meaningless. You want change and you don’t know where to find it. For artists, it’s called a dry spell or a complete creative block (or some artists experience BOTH a…

Candid Street Reflections

Street photography and superimposed images I’m in a state of transition. Wanting to reach beyond the flat photography, I took my micro-four-thirds camera with me to New York. In a small cafe in Brooklyn, I found some inspiration. While taking a shot from inside the cafe toward the street, I caught the reflection of what…

A Low-Rule Diet That Bloats

Rules. Perfection. Timing. Critique. Goals. I have pondered and wrestled with the all of these lately. How can one be creative or for that matter, at ease with so much measurement? Consistency and being true to oneself for me means aligning my personal beliefs with my work, such as the Free-Range Social Media Movement I referred…

Intimately Know Your Imprint (In The World)

Do What You Love And The Money Will …Follow? You’ve probably heard the phrase many times and you’ve probably also heard the term, “starving artist” -undoubtedly, an oxymoron. And undoubtedly in this economy the title “artist” can be applied to any profession (carpenter, entrepreneur, teacher, mother, marketer, dog trainer). Isn’t a starving “artist” already doing…

You Are The Artist In Your Life

Behind every artist is a human being who has to contend with the personal roadblocks that we all share. From time to time, I like to tease out the important lessons behind those roadblocks as I discover them – and share them – because they do inhibit creative potential. I had been in disbelief, seeing…