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On the Search of an Overarching Trend of SXSW 2018

As a first timer at SXSW, it was a challenge to carve my way through its myriad sessions. I felt like the kid in the candy store, paralyzed by the choices in a world of deliciousness. To find my compass … Continue reading

 

Fight or Flight? – Art in times of uproar

For many of us, 2016 has been a rough year — a year that brought as much change as uncertainty. It is a year of terror, a brutal war in Syria, and of political developments that are increasingly dividing our … Continue reading

 

Speaking Your Creative Voice

“Je suis Paris.” With these words people all over the world tried to express their solidarity and grief about the horrible terrorist attacks that shattered Paris and the world last November. Social media was full of posts of people who … Continue reading

 

The Not-Knowing Mindset

Have you ever experienced how hard it is to be the follower in a partner dance – the one not leading? For many of my customers it seems equally hard to be able to start a painting without having a … Continue reading

 

Happy New Year!

Last week I went to the spinning class that I do once a week. The parking lot in front of the gym was packed, the childcare was exploding with new kids, and for the first time I could barely find … Continue reading

 

Creative Challenge #4 – 28-day-collage

Four weeks from today school starts in Austin. That leaves us with 28 days for a new end-of-summer creative challenge. My idea for this week is to create a collage over the coarse of 4 weeks. (On this Pinterest board … Continue reading

 

Creative Challenge #3 – Photo Journal

This photo journal challenge is very easy to keep up because it doesn’t take much time at all. You pick a theme and then you take one picture each day that is related to the theme. Since most of us … Continue reading