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“Imagination is everything. It is the preview of life’s coming attractions.”

– Albert Einstein

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Others have seen what is and asked why. I have seen what could be and asked why not
– Pablo Picasso

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Be brave enough to live life creatively. The creative place where no one else has ever been.
– Alan Alda

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Don’t be satisfied with stories, how things have gone with others. Unfold your own myth.
– Rumi

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My Spinning Philosophy (and how it ties into jewelry making)

My Spinning Philosophy (and how it ties into jewelry making)

The other day I was flipping through my copy of Intertwined: The Art of Handspun Yarn, Modern Patterns, and Creative Spinning by Lexi Boeger and…

There is something special when creative people get together.
– Joy Mangano

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The monotony and solitude of a quiet life stimulates the creative mind.
– Albert Einstein

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Happiness lies in the joy of achievement and the thrill of creative effort.

– Franklin D. Roosevelt

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I’m always thinking about creating. My future starts when I wake up every morning… Every day I find something creative to do with my life.
– Miles Davis

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Creative thinking – in terms of idea creativity – is not a mystical talent. It is a skill that can be practiced and nurtured.
– Edward de Bono

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A dream is your creative vision for your life in the future. You must break out of your current comfort zone and become comfortable with the unfamiliar and the unknown.
– Denis Waitley

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The most creative people have this childlike facility to play.
– John Cleese

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Every human has four endowments – self awareness, conscience, independent will and creative imagination. These give us the ultimate human freedom… The power to choose, to respond, to change.

– Stephen Covey

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The creation of something new is not accomplished by the intellect but by the play instinct acting from inner necessity. The creative mind plays with the objects it loves.
– Carl Jung

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You can be creative in anything – in math, science, engineering, philosophy – as much as you can in music or in painting or in dance.
– Ken Robinson

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We are the facilitators of our own creative evolution.
– Bill Hicks

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Craft is part of the creative process.
– Gavin Bryars

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The creative habit is like a drug. The particular obsession changes, but the excitement, the thrill of your creation lasts.
– Henry Moore

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True art is characterized by an irresistible urge in the creative artist.
– Albert Einstein

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September Newsletter & Giveaway

September Newsletter & Giveaway

We’ve been travelling so I’ve been quiet on the blog front. You can read about the latest in my newsletter, as well as participate in…

At the end, we’re kind of observers – creative people, I mean. I feel like an observer, and I’m pretty much able to step out of things and see how things are playing out.
– Nick Cave

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My hand is the extension of the thinking process – the creative process.
– Tadao Ando

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No man has the right to dictate what other men should perceive, create or produce, but all should be encouraged to reveal themselves, their perceptions and emotions, and to build confidence in the creative spirit.
– Ansel Adams

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March Newsletter Archive

March Newsletter Archive

Click the image below to read March 2014’s newsletter:

Odd how the creative power at once brings the whole universe to order.
– Virginia Woolf

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