6X6NW is an art exhibition and fundraiser for the Shoreline Arts Council featuring hundreds of 6 x 6-inch artworks from local and national artists. The event takes place on October 5 at Shoreline Community College, doors open at 7:00PM.
All art featured at 6x6NW is just $36. A fantastic price for an original piece of work. Take a piece at these whimsical little beauties. Which one will you take home?
I'd love to see you at the event!
I just re-read Brene Brown's 2017 Book, Braving the Wilderness. If you haven't read the book, I encourage you to read it. I was struck by something new this time around - Brene's thoughts about what ART means to life.
Since returning to my creativity, I have worked to fit art in "when I have time." And...as it happens...what this meant was that I was doing art less and less. Some months meant that I did not pick up a brush at all. This did not feel good to me. I didn't want to look back at this time, however busy, and miss the opportunity to grow in my art. So, starting in January 2019, I committed to starting every day with art. What that means to me is that I wake up at 4:30 a.m. every morning to paint. And you know what? I have never been so happy to wake up. I suspect that most people remember something that made them happy as a child. I also suspect that thing could be a source of happiness in adult life.
What made you happy as a kid? Could you do it again now that you are an adult?
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