image: dan jamesWith "studies", we choose a very small aspect, topic or technique to focus on, rather than trying to create vast all encompassing masterpieces.We go deep, rather than wide.To unfold one tiny corner of our creativity and chosen medium at a time...…Continue
Dan,Thank you for making a place where so many people can interact safelyand be encouraged in their creativity.Thank you for your humor, sincerity, and love.Thank you for bringing all of us together in bonds of friendship.We hope your birthday is memorable and meaningful.Your CCS FamilyContinue
Sometimes in our lives, we experience events that cause shockwaves, and seem to change everything.Our very insides feel formless and contorted. We wonder how we'll get through not just the next few weeks, but the next few minutes.Read on at A Big Creative Yes, then feel free to share your thoughts below... Continue
image: dan jamesWelcome to a new Weekly Creative Thread. The question for pondering and discussing this week - Why do you share your creative work with others? Let us know your thoughts below... Continue
Welcome to a new WCT. This week's question for discussion - What part does encouragement from other artists play in your creative life? Share your thoughts and experiences with us in the Reply box below... Continue
In a recent conversation in our tribe here on CCS, I was asked if I had any plan or pattern to how I photograph, such as which camera and film combination to use when and where.My first response was that I have no plan whatsoever.I don't have a carefully pre-plotted timetable of the next 12 months, indicating which camera to take out when, and where, and which film to load in it.I don't have…Continue
Do you have a creative ritual that you do to slide into the "not" doing.(I tried to search for this.........couldn't find anything)thanks.dithe "not" doing = the opposite of showing up and creating. That space of not doing when your mind is working on the thought, idea, solution........and percolating and simmering.Continue
Most of the time I create exactly what and how I want to, revelling in the freedom and opportunities for experimentation that creative approach brings.Occasionally though, I find my thoughts around creating stumble up against what I think I "should" be creating.When I say "stumble", I actually mean "smash headlong into a seventeen foot thick concrete wall with the force of a rocket fuelled…Continue
Dear friends, today I had a message from a fellow CCSer I haven't seen for a while and she asked how I was. It was a nice surprise and I thought I would pass the joy on by contacting another CCSer. I encourage you to reach out and contact someone you know here and say hi. contacting a new person here would be even nicer. did that today too. lots of love from susanJOY Continue
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