I haven’t had much time for art over the past couple of weeks. Feel my artist identity sliding off my face like a melting mask! You’re only it while you keep doing it. Don’t want to go backwards. Experience has taught me not to panic though, and to be compassionate with myself. What I want […]
Throughout our lives, as we respond to our changing circumstances and strive to fully express ourselves, we are shaped into interesting characters. We have the ability to make subtle internal shifts and change our course, just like a cactus that unrelentingly grows towards the light.
Creativity Workshop Date: Saturday 30th October Time: 10am – 1pm Cost: R350 (Excluding materials) Venue: Online using Zoom Hosted by: Indigogreen (www.indigogreen.co.za) What is unique about this creativity workshop? Many people experience a lot of anxiety, and even torment, relating to the creative process. I have come to realise that it doesn’t have to be […]
Lately, I’ve been feeling that… I don’t know enough. Don’t do enough. Am not enough. These are familiar feelings. Fear has chased your dreams away. And magic had to escape from control. I crave simplicity. This photograph that I took a few years ago speaks to these feelings. It reminds me to quietly sit and […]
The message is consistently the same from multiple creatives. Keep doing. Be consistent. Be consistent Those mostly small, sometimes large, efforts everyday make the ultimate difference. Do and do, and do some more, no matter how you feel, no matter what it looks like. Adaptable It sounds a bit robotic. Sometimes I think that’s exactly […]
I keep trying to distil my varied thoughts on the significance of art practice down to the simplest concept. And a few mornings ago, while walking through the forest, it was more clear. It struck me how we (broader society) are actually saying that if you can’t paint, draw, sing or dance really well, you’re […]