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Sketching Downtown Denver

Sketching Downtown Denver

Was in Denver for a meeting earlier this week. Took a long walk down Sixth Street. Lots of great architecture. Decided to spend a few minutes sketching this building that caught my eye. Sketch isn’t all that great, but doing it gave me the opportunity to relax and really take it in.

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Really Being There

Sketching and painting are ways to become more present to a place. It focuses your attention. However, even then, you’re present from a visual standpoint. Are you really present? You may be more present than if you were talking on … Continue reading

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Decompressing Lunch Hour

There is a growing realization that it is important for our health to take a break, step away from the computer and get the body moving. Now that spring has arrived, the roses in Capitol Park are in full bloom. … Continue reading

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The Creative Potential

“It is the creative potential itself in human beings that is the image of God.” Mary Daly

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Essential to Artist

“An essential portion of any artist’s labor is not creation so much as invocation.” Lewis Hyde.

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Taking Our Talents for Granted

Some of us, after we have mastered a creative area, and it comes easy to us (or at least easier for us than most other people), may develop a tendency to discount the value of the product of our creativity. … Continue reading

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If you love iris and lilies (click title for slideshow)

If you love iris and lilies,whether you want to grow them or paint them. There is a wonderful farm called Horton’s Iris Farm in Loomis, CA

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