a writing practice, creative process, Drawing and seeing, writing

Life and art.

Drawing is about learning to see the world as it is-- so that we can  discover something about it that can only see in the drawing. And learning to  draw a circle  on a flat surface and have the illusion of dimension- a sphere- takes practice We have to learn to see like artists. I find that a… Continue reading Life and art.

creative process, creative writing, Multi-disciplinary, Multi-passionate, My writer's manifesto, writing

A defence of doing too many things, and what painting teaches me about writing

I am what they call a multi-passionate artist, apparently. I divide my time between theatre making and art making. Some people have suggested that  I lack focus. But I am hyper-focused actually. I just like to switch my focus from time to time. I have been told that I will never get anywhere if I don't… Continue reading A defence of doing too many things, and what painting teaches me about writing

creative process, creative writing, life lessons etc.

"The purpose of life is to be defeated by greater and greater thing". Rainer Maria Rilke Dear writer and artist, I hope that the mountain you may be facing will not be too hard to climb. I hope that today you will write or draw or paint your way through whatever barrier seems to be… Continue reading

creative process, creative writing

Dispatches from the road less travelled-

I am reposting this because I needed to remind myself about the things that I said. I needed to get myself back on track after some detours. Lately I have been struggling with my sense of direction- And this post helped me get my bearings. I hope it does a little bit of the same… Continue reading Dispatches from the road less travelled-