Do you read what artists in other disciplines are writing about?
I am always surprised by how helpful blogs and books about photography or visual arts or theater (or any art form) can be for my own writing or movement creativity.
“Think like a painter. Think like a musician. Think like a surgeon. Don’t think, just write.” Lisa Moore (Prism International, 2009)
I’ve been receiving ideas, advice, inspiration and encouragement from artist Robert Genn’s always entertaining twice-weekly newsletters for years. His recent passing will be a great loss to those who enjoyed his writings, paintings and teaching.
His daughter Sara, also a visual artist, is picking up the torch and continuing her father’s newsletter tradition. In last week’s newsletter she celebrated her father with a moving and inspiring tribute.
Robert Genn was a master of pithy quotations. One in particular that Sara shared, snagged my attention: Continue reading