Art Matters — Creative Sparks

The recipe to a passionate & fulfilling life...

Barb Toland Creative Sparks

I hope this finds you actively engaged in a happy & fulfilled life. It's my fondest wish that you're enjoying your life, and are passionately & creatively engaged in the process of living it fully. We only get one, and we all need to make it count...

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I stand corrected ;-)

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I stand corrected ;-)

The other day I had an artist friend point something out to me that I hadn't really thought about. And since I love adding more notches to your creative arsenal belt, I was like, wait ...

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Practice makes progress

Barb Toland Creative Sparks

Practice makes progress

Have you ever started a new creative project just to get frustrated over not having it go so well? Have you ever played it safe & just keep doing the same creative thing over & over because you're good at it? Have you ever gone to an art class ...

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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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