Using Your Senses to Awaken Your Creativity

By Lisa Agaran Have you stopped to notice how we conditioned ourselves through our senses? Repeated connections to smells, sounds and our surroundings slowly train our brain to respond automatically. It could be the aroma of coffee in the morning that prompts the mind...

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Creativity – A Journey Through Hills and Valleys

Throughout my teaching experience, I often come across a very common misconception amongst my students. And that is, “If I was truly creative (or artistic) I wouldn’t be struggling or frustrated while I’m trying to create.” The belief that if he or she were talented...

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For the New Artist – Planting Seeds of Resilience

By Lisa Agaran When you’re just starting out exploring your creativity it’s normal to feel vulnerable. Self-doubt and insecurity can surface during the creative process and especially when you feel unsure at what you’re creating. Putting our creations out into the...

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