Keep Creativity Alive

Keep Creativity Alive

This moth-eaten image is of a handout that was given to me years ago.  I’ve designated June as creativity month, so look for more random sharings to come.

Advice from a Drawing Teacher:

Ways to Keep Creativity Alive

*Explore areas of INTEREST that really excite you

*TRUST your intuition and sense of inner knowing

*Seek out LIVELY people as inspiring role models

*FIND good teachers who are GUIDES, not DRIVERS

*Become well informed from a VARIETY of sources

*Pursue active hobbies that are stimulating and FUN

*BECOME more CENTERED through meditation and quiet time…….

*Practice Relaxation and release stress REGULARLY

*Seek good COMEDY, laughter, opportunities for play & music!!

*DAYDREAM, visualize, fantasize, pretend, imagine

*Keep NOTES of your inspirations, experiences, and observations

*CHALLENGE your mind with puzzles + games

*GET enough SLEEP, Pay attention to your dreams

*Keep yourself HEALTHY, stretch, exercise, eat energy foods!!

*Regard Mistakes as steps to DISCOVERY

*Spend Time close to NATURE, away from crowds

 Welcome the unexpected,

Listen to the Outrageous

Consider the Impossible!!


About Wings of Wonder

Linda Ruddy is a creative and she works in a variety of materials including pencils, paints, paper, porcelain and fabric. Her current projects involve hand-sewn bookbinding, children's book illustrating, and writing. In 2010, two of her paintings were published in the Saddleback College literary magazine, The Wall. In the past, she has received recognition for painting and doll making. Linda lives in California with her husband and family pet. Her new blog can be found Please visit often to see how the site develops. Following the muse, Linda Ruddy
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2 Responses to Keep Creativity Alive

  1. Marilyn says:

    Great advice! Do something creative everyday!

  2. catherine says:

    Love these inspiring words of wisdom ging ging!

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