Author Connection 5

Connecting the Dots

A painter may contemplate the various shades of coffee or a sunrise on a canvas.DSC_0443

“Creativity takes courage.” Henri Matisse

“Genius gives birth, talent delivers. What Rembrandt or Van Gogh saw in the night can never be seen again. Born writers of the future are amazed already at what they’re seeing now, what we’ll all see in time for the first time, and then see imitated many times by made writers.”

–Jack Kerouac

A musician contemplates the sounds of the day imitating each note in perfect harmony.

“Where words leave off, music begins.” ― Heinrich Heine

“Music is the great uniter. An incredible force. Something that people who differ on everything and anything else can have in common.”
― Sarah Dessen

“Music can change the world because it can change people.”- Bono

A writer contemplates each scene to bring it alive to a reader on a page.

“And by the way, everything in life is writable about if you have the outgoing guts to do it, and the imagination to improvise. The worst enemy to creativity is self-doubt.”-Sylvia Plath

“You can make anything by writing.”-C.S.Lewis

Creative imagination, artistic motives, and innovative products are unique to human beings and are the source of their cultural achievement. Creativity is the ability to make new combinations, and it is one of the most highly valued of human qualities. Creativity may prove to be the key to success or failure in the quest for knowledge, in our journey beyond the bounds of the sure and seen and into the exploration of the unknown. A creative thinker is always trying to create something new, and this involves a considerable amount of unconscious rearrangement. These skills are beneficial in our everyday life too.

In general, there are significant recognition works of art as the most private and energetic means of aiding individuals to share in the art of living. The approach may vary, but the connection exists for all. The key is discovering your full potential by expanding your creative base. Our brains are like sponges they continuously expand with knowledge.

Consider Vadim Prokhorov’s question about music. What if music could take on color and shape, what would they be? It’s not a question that would occur to most people. Prokhorov was always interested in the arts but particular art. However, he also was a concert pianist, a composer, and a  writer. He boasted he could learn a profession in approximately a year,”  I chuckled when I read he stated he was a professional learner of professions. How many of us are recreating ourselves daily in this precarious economic times? I ‘m grateful for every day that I have the opportunity to recreate me through art.

“To create one’s own world takes courage.” Georgia O’Keeffe

Inspiration surrounds us, creation is our responsibility as artists.-Lyn Crain

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