Sensory Abstraction Exercises

Sensory Abstraction Exercises

Oct 26, 2020 at 10:27 am by Barbara Din

Synesthesia or synaesthesia is a perceptual phenomenon in which stimulation of one sensory or cognitive pathway leads to involuntary experiences in a second sensory or co.... Read More
Euphoria

How Euphoria inspires art

Sep 28, 2020 at 12:00 pm by Barbara Din

In past articles, I covered some emotional states and how they can serve us, each with its unique characteristics, in artmaking. Some of those are uncomfortable to be in, so u.... Read More
Obsession: Is It Good for Art?

Obsession: Is It Good for Art?

Aug 27, 2020 at 10:00 am by Barbara Din

  I'm not asking is it good for you. I think you may already know the answer to that one. But… is it good for your art? There were many, many artists (and other.... Read More
Thanatos And Eros as Forces of Creative Energy

Thanatos And Eros as Forces of Creative Energy

Aug 10, 2020 at 10:03 am by Barbara Din

We've all read and talked endlessly about inspiration. Take a walk, read a book, listen to music, all nice pieces of advice that seem a little obvious, sometimes. I'm not sayi.... Read More
When It's Impossible to Concentrate

When It's Impossible to Concentrate

Jul 09, 2020 at 11:00 am by Barbara Din

Recently I've been through some major life changing events. My world has been turned upside down (well, maybe downside up… depends on the perspective). The thing is, s.... Read More
Is it OK to take a break from art?

Is it OK to take a break from art?

Jun 18, 2020 at 10:00 am by Barbara Din

Life circumstances sometimes get in the way, of feel so overwhelming, we just can't juggle it all. We don't have the time, the mood, the muses… But if that wasn't enoug.... Read More
5 Benefits of Art Challenges

5 Benefits of Art Challenges

Jul 02, 2019 at 10:00 am by Barbara Din

In the last article I wrote I talked about how sometimes the pressure of "getting out of your comfort zone" can be too overwhelming and that it is ok to consciously NOT follow.... Read More
Get IN Your Comfort Zone

How to get IN your comfort zone

Jun 14, 2019 at 02:08 pm by Barbara Din

There's that phrase, "Get Out of Your Comfort Zone," that is repeated, posted, explained, talked about and quoted every day, everywhere, pressuring you until you feel you're g.... Read More

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