Art Matters — Creative Sparks

If you don't believe me, ask Einstein ;-)

Barb Toland Creative Sparks

If you don't believe me, ask Einstein ;-)

It's been a fun week full of twists & turns — but I'm used to those by now, and I'm pretty sure you are too. The distance between 2 points is very seldom the proverbial straight line ;-) But we're right here right now, and ready to focus on some relative theories brought to you by none other than Albert Einstein (of course that lame pun was intended!) I think we can all agree that the man was brilliant. Among other topics, he had a lot to say about creativity, and how important it is to use our imagination to break out of the box of...

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Follow the yellow brick road 💛👠

Barb Toland Creative Sparks

Follow the yellow brick road 💛👠

Seashells, plants, roses, snails, pine cones, pineapples, ocean waves — the list goes on. What do they all have in common? Their pattern is the spiral. Nature loves to find ways to design in this particular direction...

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5 ways to get your dreams unstuck (creative or otherwise)

Barb Toland Creative Sparks

5 ways to get your dreams unstuck (creative or otherwise)

We all have dreams & goals we're pursuing in life, whatever they may be. I hope for your sake that YOU have chosen at least one that is all yours. Not your spouse's. Not your kid's. Not your boss's. Not your friend's. Only yours, totally & completely...

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Go deep, stay home & STILL find creative inspiration!

Barb Toland Creative Sparks

Go deep, stay home & STILL find creative inspiration!

Whether by train, plane, automobile or boat — I've always encouraged you to get out & travel more so you can fill up your visual catalog with fresh new stuff. However, there's also something to be said for staying close to home, and STILL finding lots to explore...

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A colorful visit to Randyland in Pittsburgh PA 💜💙💚💛💖

Barb Toland Creative Sparks

A colorful visit to Randyland in Pittsburgh PA 💜💙💚💛💖

I'm so excited to share a wonderful creative & colorful place with you that  I got to experience while visiting family in my hometown of Pittsburgh...

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