Category Archives: creativity

I am here to …get out of my head!

One of the lead-off activities in a Reckless Painting class is to ask a few anonymous questions of participants. As the title suggests, it is worth getting an idea of why these people have signed up. In this current session, … Continue reading

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please refer to yourself as an ‘artist’

Welcome to Reckless Painting if you don’t already, please refer to yourself as an ‘artist’ “Everybody is talented, original and has something important to say.” Brenda Ueland 1938 as often as possible, try not to think about painting while painting … Continue reading

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if you can walk…

If you can walk, you can dance. If you can talk, you can sing.* If you can hold a brush, you can apply paint to the sheet. What an interesting saying. I’ve always believed that it’s addressing the unspoken ‘well’ usually accompanying people’s guarded … Continue reading

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we paint on each other’s work

People aren’t all that sure what they can expect at a Reckless Painting class – and actually, that’s not a bad thing. Although a lot of what goes on is designed to distract the mind from ‘general predictability’, one thing … Continue reading

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