Why Is Making Art Messy?

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“Don’t fear the misplaced brushstroke. Making art is messy for a reason.”  Tweet: Don't fear the misplaced stroke. Commit to loving every color of the imperfect ride. http://ctt.ec/J45as+

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Painting is imperfect. What does that teach us?

Love every color of the imperfect ride: How to commit to art.

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Juice Your Creative Flow on the Road

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“When you’re in a creative drought, just hit the road.”   Tweet: How a #RoadTrip Can Juice Your Flow: In a #creative drought? Just hit the road. http://ctt.ec/KcGq4+

Welcome to Brenham by Jann Alexander © 2014

Juice your creative flow: Take a Road Trip © 2014

How to find new ways of looking at old things: Hit the Road here

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Let Nature Inform Your Art

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“Nature inspires, enlightens and intrigues you to bring meaning to your art.”  Tweet: Nature inspires, enlightens and intrigues you to bring meaning to your #art. http://ctt.ec/PeKhA+ #inspiration #nature

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Be centered when you’re making art  ©2014

Find balance and inspiration with Mother Nature’s help here

Tweet: Nature inspires, enlightens and intrigues you to bring meaning to your #art. http://ctt.ec/PeKhA+ #inspiration #nature

 

Creativity Requires Balance

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“When you’re always looking ahead at achieving your goals, or looking back at your mistakes, you’re always always off-balance.” 

How to find the balance in creativity: If ‘art is anything you can get away with’ (Andy Warhol), then balance must be cultivated. 

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Painting, Photographing and Making Fine Art Prints

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My creative soul lives at AustinDetails.me,
where my paintings and prints are on exhibit and for sale.

Photographing Vanishing Austin

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Vanishing Austin is a 10-year odyssey that chronicles Austin
as it vanishes with scores of prints, history and a poster.

Writing on Art + What Goes With It (Everything)

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Follow my blog Pairings, on Art + What Goes With It
(everything), about leading the creative life.