Have I told you about my new project? It’s called Creatopia™ and there are so many good things unfolding there!
I’m excited to bring you the Spring 2021 Collection Edition with the theme of “Unfolding.” It’s a gorgeous confection of spring greens and all the creative things we love about the Spring season including articles, poems, a book excerpt and even sample coloring pages from our talented contributors. And there’s more: what to read, a fun playlist, spotlight on Lemongrass – the scent of spring – and a new LEGO Botanical kit!
It’s free to download and share with anyone you think might like it – click here to freely download your 52 page digital copy.
Special Bonus – Physical Copies are Available
The digital copy is yours to freely download plus you can order a high-quality print copy of the issue. We’re having a limited number of issues printed to showcase the freshness of Spring and the Unfolding of the season – once they’re gone, they’re gone! Pre-order your exclusive copy here for only $9.95 – don’t miss out!
Browse the magazine and let me know what you think – I’d love to hear from you!
Do you find yourself looking at other artist’s work and thinking yours isn’t that good, should look more like that, feeling jealous of it or dismissing it as not good enough? These are all signs of comparisonitis, a creeping dis-ease of the artist’s heart. It rears its ugly head in these kinds of thoughts and poisons the creative well.
Once it worms its way in, you start creating more and more for a diffuse and impossible to satisfy “other” in your mind. Your work becomes less and less nourishing and satisfying to you, maybe even as it’s being applauded by others. Creating starts to feel like a chore or stops altogether…what happened?
Slowly, by small steps, you stopped creating for the only right audience – you. That’s what comparison does, it insidiously substitutes your own joy in creating art for a tepid and nebulous approval from outside yourself. When you find yourself falling into that trap, remember who you’re making art for and take back your creative joy!
Just for You – Printable Inspiration
Click here to sign up to download and print this pretty reminder to create your own joy. It’s a subscriber only freebie created especially for you. Enjoy!
Encouragement and Learning for Art Journaling Beginners.