Monday, March 31, 2008

Tips for Artists to Stay Creative

Here’s a few tips to get you started and then keep you connected to your palette within:

• Watch your thoughts.
Replace any negative or limiting thoughts with something positive or nothing at all. Do whatever it takes for you to develop a quiet and open mind.
• Practice your process.
Every day take five to fifteen minutes and draw or paint something. This can be a new piece every day or a continuation of prior work.
• Remember that technique follows your creativity.
Learning new techniques can trigger a fresh surge of enthusiasm and creativity within you. Use this energy as a way to reach new creative heights. After you learn a new technique (and practiced it) “forget” it. Trust that your subconscious mind will remember the techniques you’ve learned when you need them. This will ensure that you don’t get so caught up in the mechanical aspects of painting that you neglect the creative process.
• Smile when you paint!
You’ll look better, you’ll probably feel better, and you may even paint better!

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Silva Life System - Empower Your Mind

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