Art-making as inner journey
Making art can be a profound way to grow personally and spiritually. It challenges you to overcome insecurity, selfdoubt, and procrastination. And more important: it draws you into the wordless world of the Here and Now. Be welcome to take a look!
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Sitting on a box of gold – painting as spiritual practice
Dear reader, There's an old tale, that is being told all over the world, in countless forms. It goes something like this: A beggar had been sitting by the side of a road for many years. One day a stranger walked by. 'Do you have some money?', asked the beggar?...
My favorite artists (2): Orly Avineri
In this blog post, I’ll write about Orly Avineri, an Israeli-American multi-media artist, that I admire! Take a look at her soulful work here!
Live painting demo: Painting in Surrender
In this blog post, I’ll describe how two books of Michael Singer (‘The Untethered Soul’ and ‘The surrender experiment’ inspired today’s painting. Watch the video about the complete painting process!
Podcast: Planning your painting ahead or not?
Is it wise to plan your paintings ahead?’.I am tackling this question because I have been planning my painting a lot lately. And I’m wondering: is this a good idea? Listen to the podcast!
Podcast: Painting and the Purpose of your Life
Sometimes, we can wonder, if painting is our Life Purpose. Do you recognize this? We can ask ourselves: ‘Should we become fulltime artists, and earn our living with it? This podcast is all about these questions. Listen now!
Podcast: How to get out of your comfort zone as a painter
Getting out of your comfort zone as an artist is not always easy. But it is essential for your growth as a creative. That’s what this podcast is about. I will tell you my story and I will ask you questions about how you can take your next steps out of your comfort zone! Listen to this podcast and get inspired!
My favorite artists (1): Line Juhl Hansen
One of the first painters that I discovered was the Danish painter Line Juhl Hansen. I fell in love with her work at first sight, and I have been devouring her paintings on the Internet for years and years. In this blog post, I’ll let you know what I love so much about her, and I show some of her fantastic paintings.
How do you practice the Power of Now as a painter
‘The Power of Now’ by Eckhart Tolle is a beautiful book about the importance of quitting the excessive thinking about the past and the future, and realizing that there is only one moment: ‘Now.’ Being in the Now does not always seem easy, but the good news is that making art can help you to step into the Now. Read the blog!
How mark-making gets you into the flow of painting
In this blog, I’ll show you that if you start making random marks on your canvas or paper, you don’t not only activate the canvas but also activate yourself! Making marks awakens your inner artist, and from there, your painting can evolve in a natural and effortless way. Read the blog!