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Tag Archives: creativity
I just came across the headline HOW PERFECTIONISM FAILS US on LinkedIn and clicked. An announcement for 4 TED talks on the subject of our growing concern with doing it not just right, but perfect. Four experts in their field … Continue reading
Leading influencer and global trend forecaster Lidewij Edelkoort was questioned on the influences of the Corona crisis on national tv last night. I watched it this morning after breakfast – staying in. She has been happy for the first time … Continue reading
Tomorrow I am doing a workshop with 11 and 12 year olds on insects. As an artist I inspire them (diverge in educational lingo) to create a new insect, a man-made hybrid of technology and biology, to survive – and … Continue reading
My mother’s sewing machine, a wedding gift. I can’t believe I threw it out. My son made some beautiful pieces with it. Read about it in my post here
This picture I took after the silence was back in the room and I was alone cleaning up after one of my first workshops teaching children in primary school as an artist. It was about painting an important event, inspired … Continue reading
I always feel sorry for children who are dressed-up and seem to hate their look or performance. Little victims of creativity.
My favourite art producing group in school is the 4 and 5 year olds. I like to call them Art Monkeys, as they use their unconditioned creativity to make the most inspiring and uplifting art. The new group (class of … Continue reading
Lemonade Magazine » WRDBNR. Peter Kowalski is the person behind WRDBNR and a totally self taught creative dynamite. His work above reminds me of the words of Ernst Jan Pfauth last night at his workshop for starting bloggers: Don’t delay, … Continue reading
Albert Einstein said it all before