Hopes for a New Year

Let the sky celebrate!Let it pour some rainto wash away the past years’ grief. Let the fireworks speakannouncing a New Year to break,displaying seasons of different flavours. Oh New Year, can you restoreour hopes and spill our fears? I wonder.. What will you bring?Happiness, confusion, or sadness?Let the other years witness..your joy, your pity, yourContinue reading “Hopes for a New Year”

Desiderata

The following words of wisdom were originally written by Max Ehrmann in 1927. The poem was very hip and popular in the 60’s and 70’s and you could find posters of it for sale everywhere you went. Although the poem is now 90+ years old, its message is still relevant today. Go placidly amid theContinue reading “Desiderata”

Life IS Art

Zen : a state of calm attentiveness in which one’s actions are guided by intuition rather than by conscious effort Creating art can be a meditative process If you focus on the process, The repetition of patterns, The formation of strokes, The sensations created when using your hands and tools The emotions that rise whenContinue reading “Life IS Art”

Hope, Joy, Love

Art heals when practised in a non-judgemental, SAFE spaceBy focusing on the momentEnjoying the act of making, creating, expressingLiving in the moment, in the NOWYou are allowed to experimentThere is NO “right”There is NO “wrong”No one starts out a MasterYou just try, and try, and try againAnd again, and againIf you don’t like the paintingPaintContinue reading “Hope, Joy, Love”