Overcoming Creative Blocks   Being in a state of creative flow can feel like one of the most engaging, wonderful, natural ways of being, especially in a world that can outwardly seem chaotic and contradictory. Too often in the arts, however, we can become conditioned to think that something “should” look or sound a certain way, […]

“Mere color, unspoiled by meaning, and unallied with definite form, can speak to the soul in a thousand different ways.” ~ Oscar Wilde Like it or not, many of us live in fast-paced worlds, where cities are sprawling, desks and cubicles draw us into isolated work zones, and we spend more time than ever in […]

The Source of True Originality by Dana Lynne Andersen       In a culture of materialism, originality has come to mean ‘breaking the rules’. The frontier is a ‘cutting edge’ found in a pursuit of limits and extremities.  It doesn’t take long for this to become a contest of shock value as it has in the […]

Mandala, the sacred Art of Centering by Dana Lynne Andersen. Mandala is a Sanskrit word that means “circle”, signifying the primordial shape that represents wholeness, completeness and unity. The circle, and the sphere is symbolizes, encompasses the totality of the world. Even as a two-dimensional shape it ‘travels without leave taking’, as the line of […]