creative force

Listening to Your Intuition

Listening to Your Intuition

Intuition is subtle and always available, waiting patiently for you to turn to it. When a spontaneous image arises, we often erect a red light or “wrong way” sign in front it. It is as […]

Process Art Basics

Process Art Basics

Process painting is not about technique, skill or training. It's about using the tools of art to explore creativity itself. Here are seven fundamental ideas about the practice of process arts to fuel your creative […]

You Are Not Your Painting!

You Are Not Your Painting!

Mistakenly believing that we are what we paint is the origin of all creative blocks. The creative force is like a beam of light: one moment it may focus on a flower or a god, […]

The Archetypal Language of Process Painting

The Archetypal Language of Process Painting: Black Hands

As this language speaks through us and despite us in the mysterious magic of the painting process, we come to appreciate more and more the boundary-less nature of our potential presence in the world. Over time, […]

Why We Don’t Interpret Process Paintings

Why We Don’t Interpret Process Paintings

The most interesting thing to paint is what you don’t know about yourself. The true meaning of the painting is beyond any story you can expect or imagine. We are all well trained in interpretation. […]

Creative Destruction

The practice of creative destruction is an important part of process painting

  It is important to learn to use destructive energy in a creative way; if you don’t, it will turn against you. An act of destruction usually brings a few seconds of pleasure, and this […]