Welcome to the twelfth and final issue of Creative Intentions. I hope that the past 11 issues have been of some inspiration and have provided you with something new to think about in relation to your creative life. It has been my intention that with the brief articles posted on this site and the suggestions given at the end of each article that you’ve delved into some new areas in the realm of your creativity. If you haven’t tried new things, well then I hope you were at least thinking about trying something new! I would love to hear from you about this. What topics were most helpful? Which articles did you like the best? Why? Your feedback would be greatly beneficial to me as I make decisions about upcoming issues of Creative Intentions. Thank you in advance.
Feature Article Topic:
For the Love of Creativity
Gilda Radner said, “I can always get distracted by love, but eventually I get horny for my creativity.” It is true, life would be quite drab without the arts, new inventions, discoveries, and the stories that we keep and share. We can be creative throughout each day and within each hour of our lives. It is all a matter of perspective and attitude. Thinking creatively can make mundane tasks seem fun. Thinking creatively can add meaning to our lives. If we love and cherish our creative side, it helps to keep our lives in balance.
Reflect on your creative life over the past 12 weeks. What has changed? What are you satisfied with? What would you like to change by the end of 2010? What would you like to be using your creativity in the year 2011?
How has your creativity or the creativity of others added meaning to your life in the past year?
Resources in Books:
Inspiring Creativity Edited by Rick Benzel
Coaching the Artist Within by Eric Maisel
Creativity for Life by Eric Maisel
Fearless Creating: A Step-by-Step Guide to Starting and Completing Your Work of Art by Eric Maisel
The Creative Habit: Learn It and Use It for Life by Twyla Tharp
Kick-Ass Creativity: An Energy Makeover for Artists, Explorers, and Creative Professionals by Mary Beth Maziarz
The Confident Creative: Drawing to Free the Hand and Mind
By Cat Bennett
The Artist’s Way by Julia Cameron
SARK’S New Creative Companion by SARK
Make Your Creative Dreams Real by SARK
Juicy Pens, Thirsty Paper: Gifting the World with Your Words and Stories, and Creating the Time and Energy to Actually Do It by SARK
Resources for Online Classes:
Goddess Leonie’s Goddess Circle
Dream Boogie with SARK
Remains of the Day with Mary Ann Moss
Flying Lessons e-book series by Kelly Rae Roberts
Juliana Coles’ Institute for Extreme Visual Journalism
Creative Clown’s website for Creativity Classes online
This is an incredible resource for the latest classes available online.
Look for the title “Class Page Links”-black and white on the top of the site.
The 2010 issues of Creative Intentions were as follows:
Issue No. 1- The Creative Cycle
Issue No. 2- Creative Blocks
Issue No. 3- Creative Flow
Issue No. 4- Creativity and Renewal
Issue No. 5- Creativity and Health
Issue No. 6- Creativity and Body Awareness
Issue No. 7- Creativity and the Writing Process
Issue No. 8- Creativity and Spirituality
Issue No. 9- Creativity and Keeping a Journal
Issue No. 10- Creativity and Awareness
Issue No. 11- Creative Practice
Issue No. 12- For the Love of Creativity
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