Category Archives: inspiration

A treat for the eyes

I like to buy myself a beautiful calendar each year. I am always looking for something different and unusual. This year I find this beauty online. The Folk ART Calendar from Rifle Paper CO with original illustrations by Anna Bond. I will get great pleasure from this all year long and years of inspiration.

Getting going again

Christmas is over and the New Year approaches. I feel drained and really just want to sit around and do nothing. How do you get yourself motivated to get going again? I’ld love to hear from all of you on this. I will send my favorite answer person a free quarter yard of rainbow fabric. 

Managing Delay

There is a very interesting entry by Robert Genn on his blog.Here is the opening paragraph. I enjoyed reading the rest, I hope you do too.Dear Artist,Frank Partnoy in his book, Wait: The Art and Science of Delay , tells us that procrastination is a winning formula. The idea that procrastination is evil came along…

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Crazy Busy

There was a great op-ed piece in the New York Times by TIm Kreider, about working and being busy.If you live in America in the 21st century you’ve probably had to listen to a lot of people tell you how busy they are. It’s become the default response when you ask anyone how they’re doing:…

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