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
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-
When I was a kid- my grade eight math teacher told our class about a mail-order scam where-- someone would put an ad in the classifieds-- offering an ancient secret. All you had to do was send nine dollars to a box number-- and the secret of unlimited wealth would be yours. A few weeks later, a … Continue reading something about a secret.
The traveler driving down a lonely country road at night, is encouraged by the distant twinkling lights of her destination. But it's the headlights of her car that keep her from driving off the road. In life we are drawn toward the bright light of desire and dreams. But only the light we carry with … Continue reading Reminding myself of the light within.
Knowing and accepting that we will be criticized- that we will be judged, rejected or even worse ignored-- and choosing to continue anyway- is an essential skill that we need to acquire- that we can not do without- in life and in art. So is knowing and accepting that sometimes the road is long and … Continue reading Knowing and accepting- Creative Process Part One