Nick Andrea: Risky Transpersonal Magic

Nick Andrea: Risky Transpersonal Magic

Risky. “The Artist’s Way, yeah, that sounds interesting. I’ve been meaning to take it for some time,” said a painter friend whose studio I yesterday visited as part of my own artistic recovery. “Prepare to get your socks knocked off,” I replied. “You can’t throw yourself into this course without it shaking up your life.” Why? Because to be an artist is to be fully present. To be fully present is to acknowledge the truth. To acknowledge the...

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Garbage Art: A Freeing Process!

Garbage Art: A Freeing Process!

Last night our latest group of artist way journeyers had great fun putting together what we call “garbage art”. We brought in all sorts of knicknacks, recyclables, old art supplies and other stuff we didn’t want and made fun and free pieces of expression. Try it yourself! Go around your house and collect stuff you’ve been wanting to get rid of or other types of trash that can be transformed and make something! We used...

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What has the Artist’s Way given me?

What has the Artist’s Way given me?

Recently, Mado and I were considering what the Artist’s Way has given us over the years. This was a great exercise for me, as the more I thought about it, the more I was amazed at how much I have learned and grown from this process. The first thing I thought of was it has given me the space to hear the creative voice. The tool of the morning pages has been a phenomenal aid in clearing out the static of old thoughts and habits that were...

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Amazing Happenings in our Summer Session!

So I can’t believe its been almost 9 weeks already. The time has flown by and people are growing by leaps and bounds, finding creativity unblocked in amazing ways. I wanted to share my projects on our blog. Even as a facilitator, I find that I go through a new evolution of this growth with each group in a new and special way. This session I have created some amazing things and I want to share the pictures! I just finished a mural at the...

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