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History is thankful Monet took the Challenge

Sometimes we see, hear or do something that changes our lives forever.   Monet’s ”Water lilies” was one of those pivotal life experiences for me.  I was 12 when I first saw them at the Art Institute in Chicago.  They transported me into a world of color and depth that fed my soul and felt […]

3 Tips from Michelangelo

“If you knew how much work went into it you wouldn’t call it genius.”  Michelangelo Webster’s definition of vision : a thought, concept, or object formed by the imagination. My definition: Vision is a combination of wishes, dreams and ideas with vivid imagination based in possibility.  There is a realistic edge to it, as wild […]

Stop Reinventing the Wheel! Take A Tip from Degas

Take a Hint from Degas:  Creative Efficiency Art does not expand, it repeats itself. Edgar Degas (1834-1917) Stop Reinventing the Wheel! A confession:  I struggle to not reinvent the wheel. When it comes to my workshops and speeches, I’m often starting over from scratch in some way. There are probably a few layers to this. All the […]