Over the last few months, my business has been very busy. So busy that I have had little time for play. I have recently come to realize that when this happens, I must get back to basics. I must continue to CREATE. I mean make new things, work on new projects. As I fill orders and focus (like I believe someone who owns a business … Continue reading Don’t shirk your business, but fit in PLAY time!
Crafters and artisans hear this all the time. You’re at a craft fair and you overhear someone looking at your beautiful product saying, “I can make that!” Sure you can! But will you?? Will you take the time to find 300 buttons in the size and color that you need to re-create one of my beautiful bouquets? And put in the hours spent creating it? … Continue reading “I can make that!” Thoughts when the public says this about your product!
I am an artist. I dance, I sing. I create. My brain easily goes to this functions. I look at the world through artist’s eyes. How is that made? Can I recreate it? What can I make with these colors, this fabric, this theme? How can I decorate this room? Doesn’t this fabric drape nicely over this window? Look at the petals on this flower, … Continue reading Art Brain. Math Brain. Can’t I have both?