Wednesday, September 8, 2010

get thee to the studio . . . .

Sometimes just getting yourself into the right space makes good things happen.
Since we are in the process of looking for a house, I know the studio in our new house is key for me. My intention is to end up with a space that is large enough for my stuff, inspiring enough to want me to be there, yet affordable.
It will happen.
We make the containers that make our lives work out.
Imagining it is the first step.
This morning I wasn't really in the mood to create.
So I sat at my desk, found some images and papers I liked, and tore up some bits.
Spread them on the scanner.
Then I found a face I liked and I scanned that.
Then photoshopped these two images into something interesting.
I printed the images and put them in my journal.
Played around some more.
In this process, I realized my creative slump had disappeared.
The container I put myself in had tricked me into working and creating something I liked.
Containers.
Imagine the one that works for you.

“Move out of your comfort zone. You can only grow if you are willing to feel awkward and uncomfortable when you try something new.” --Brian Tracy

1 comment:

  1. Imagining is the first step. I like this line.

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