Let’s get creative!

What is creativity?

The dictionary defines it as the use of the imagination or original ideas, especially in the production of art.

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Creativity isn’t always easy, even for those who are already considered creative or artistic. I believe that it’s mostly a false belief when people say they aren’t creative.

Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once we grow up. – Pablo Picasso

I struggled for years with using my creativity consistently in a way that I felt was worthy to call myself an artist. I understand that it was my own false beliefs that kept me from growing as an artist and accepting that part of me which screamed for it. It was denied because I felt that I should pursue other paths. Something more traditional or respectable to people who did not understand what it means to be an artist.

I finally realized that creativity is my passion. I really don’t care what the medium is, as long as it is enjoyable and doesn’t physically or psychologically hurt anyone, then I say you should allow yourself to explore your imagination and share your creativity with the world, if you are so inclined.

It’s my desire to help others when I can and who are ready for it. Either leading by example, by being a cheerleader, or offering advice when you ask, I’m happy to share with you the knowledge I have which I believe may help.

This blog is dedicated to the inspiration and exploration of creativity.