Thursday, March 5, 2015

Looking for some creative inspiration?

Try googling some of the following terms and click the "images" link for your search:

  • amazing creative
  • creative art pictures
  • weird architecture
  • paper engineering
  • layered acrylic painting
  • sculptures lit from within
  • accidental art
  • spontaneous art
  • contemporary dance
  • reused art
  • unexpected art

Make up your own search terms and see what happens... Ask your friends. Google about things you feel. Google random adjectives. Try using something besides google...

The point is to immerse yourself in a world that inspires you. I saw a meme the other day that said something along the lines of "If you don't feed it, the fire will go out." Make sure to delight yourself and keep your sense of wonder alive.

I found this video by switching from "images" to "videos" when searching for "paper engineering..."

What might you be able to find? What's better, what might you be able to create?

Interesting altered book and other paper art ideas...

All of these resources were found at - enjoy! And remember, you are only limited by what you can dream up, and you can only dream if you let yourself wonder and wander...

Monday, March 2, 2015

Synchronicity, baby!

I just came across this on my Facebook feed and it is too perfect for our section on "Who are you, and why are you here?" not to share with you all! Enjoy!

Post by Shi.

Sunday, February 1, 2015

My thoughts on visiting New Mexico

new mexico

my mind 
has wandered
off to the hills 
back to the place
where jack rabbits pray
and memories stay
among dusty 
old ridges
that form spiky 
green bridges
as sage brushes sigh
from one hill 
to the next
a shimmering army
of huddled 
lone clumps
that pool and gather
the magical light
forming and reforming
in tan green and blue
a kaleidoscope so bright
a mandala
of sight that gels into
stones of imagination
hidden deep
within the pockets 
of my mind
where my hand 
constantly slips
to finger these bright
gems of memory
longing to return
and find my space
in the gentle folds
and majestic holds
of this old place
under skies 
of unimaginable blue
that tint everything 
a golden hue
and my heart
lives under 
a shady old rock 
by the side 
of the road
peering out
as travelers glide by
their eyes 
walking across
distant peaks
their souls 
joining me
as we collect
in this valley of
awaiting the day
and dreaming a way
to get back home
no longer to roam
but to lay down 
and rest
in this palace 
of the west
and to finally know
we have found
the way home

Sunday, July 6, 2014