I’m dying to tell you all about this weekend’s Create & Incubate Retreat (the Second Annual!), but where to start?
When an experience is so rich, it’s like poetry or music or art: there’s more going on than can be expressed in regular words.
We had a conversation about just that at the retreat, in fact, when someone was expressing self-consciousness about her painting. She has never thought of herself as an artist, was exploring with paint for the first time (at the “Creative Sandbox” table I set up, with bottles of acrylics, brushes, and paper from my studio), and she had a hard time seeing what she painted as “art.”
The rest of us could see it, though. [Read more…]