Artistic Freedom

“The most important kind of freedom is to be what you really are.” ~ Jim Morrison

This idea of freedom is not something easy for me. I spent several years trying to please others and forgetting about what makes me happy. Its going to be a long road ahead, but I look forward to working on my artistic and personal freedom. I get strength in drawing from life. In the moment, I’m deep into my mind/art and at that point nothing else matters.

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Have to start somewhere.

I’m not a writer nor am I proficient in the world of blogging, so I am just going to put myself out there and see what happens. Maybe I should start off by telling you a little about myself. I’m an artist, photographer and introvert. I tend to keep my thoughts to myself most of the time so I thought it would be somewhat therapeutic to write them out. Please don’t judge me too much for the lack of writing knowledge.

I decided yesterday that I need to get back into being creative. I tend to go through periods where I don’t do any painting, drawing or photography. I can’t explain why it happens, but I guess life gets in the way sometimes. I recently moved, so I now have different spaces to create art, meditate and “write”. I can’t believe I got everything I asked for. (Thank you universe). I must have had some good karma or something. Now if I could only quit that day time job and be creative full time. I’ll keep dreaming….

I’ve been saving some quotes from artists, philosophers, spiritual leaders, scientists, inspirational speakers and other notable figures. I wanted to use the quotes as inspiration in art and share them in this blog. Has anyone ever felt like they had to start from scratch to be creative again? If so, what caused you to stop in the first place and how did you feel getting back on the wagon?20160306_213207-1

“You don’t have to be great to start, but you have to start to be great.” – Zig Ziglar