START A PETITION 25,136,189 members: the world's largest community for good
START A PETITION
x
Nov 8, 2012

What if you could be artistic and tuned into the universe, operating as a channel for limitless creativity, absolute freedom and power? Congratulations! You are now officially artistic. We are born creative and it takes very little to reassess that natural state. To make art, all you need to do is to grab a brush and go – really.

Artistic freedom is equally important as the freedom of speech. It is the freedom to just be, to revel in the endless possibilities of the moment. Spirituality and creativity is the same thing. The creative flow is your spirit and when you create, your spirit works through you. The creative process enhances, strengthens and celebrates your true essence. This does not mean that everyone should have a creative profession. It means that you, I and everyone else needs to make time and space for weekly creativity in order to feel really good about ourselves and to remember who we are.

Everyone secretly wants to be an artist or a writer. It looks like magic from the outside, watching an artist confidently move a pencil over the paper, rapidly and consistently rendering the image until there is a sudden stop; the artist steps back and observes the image in deep contemplation before getting back to work with a smile on the face, as if a quiet whisper had delivered a secret to the ear of the sensitive artist. Or look at how the poet is caressing existence with words. That quiet whisper comes from inside, it is a feeling, an idea and a complex calculation. But it doesn’t need to be a calculation to be valid, it is ok to have no idea of what is going on, it is ok to be clueless and lost, it is ok to dip a brush in purple or red and just splash the brush on a canvas, just for fun. Is that art? It is the beginning of art and it can go beyond your imagination, but you need to start somewhere. Loosen up and have fun. Just remember to leave self-importance behind.

Fear of failure is stopping many people from expressing themselves creatively. The good news is that nobody can fail. It is not a competition. There is no goal to reach – all that matters is the action. The action is what is going to nurture your spirit and strengthen your connection to the magnificent you. The feedback from the outer world; praise, sales and a tap on the shoulder, feeds the ego – that is different. Your spirit does not need to prove its talents to the world; it is needless and rejoices in spontaneous expression.

Many artists create extraordinary and unique works, because they are comfortable with their creativity and they trust their hunches. It can be difficult to be self-confident as a beginner, which is why I recommend you to start with loose, abstract, improvised painting. Let yourself go. Be needless of positive feedback from others and allow your spirit to be the source of your strength. Enjoy the feeling of playing with color, shape and line and be brave enough to enjoy the result as well, as it is one step towards your freedom as an independent and powerful creator.

 

Elinrós Henriksdotter
www.Henriksdotter.eu 

Visibility: Everyone
Posted: Thursday November 8, 2012, 12:58 pm
Tags: people painting art spirit spiritual creativity expression [add/edit tags]

Group Discussions
Comments
Or, log in with your
Facebook account:

Author

Elinros Henriksdotter
female, age 29, single
Jinja, Uganda
ELINROS'S SHARES
Dec
10
(0 comments  |  discussions )
Let´s connect on twitter Let´s connect on Facebook Let´s connect on ArtSlant Let´s connect on Care2
Nov
1
(0 comments  |  discussions )
  He was that kind of dad who would read bedtime stories in the hammock as the sun was setting behind the trees, and then abuse me in the bathroom, in the bedroom and in my grandparent’s bathroom. This happened a long time ago, but it too...
Oct
20
(0 comments  |  discussions )
Internal Fragrance Following the floral trace She is faceless Remembering one thing With no beginning One thing only One song That broke her heart And killed her when she Hid, Forgot To sing louder and clearer ...


SHARES FROM ELINROS'S NETWORK
Apr
4
(0 comments  |  discussions )
https://www.facebook.com/ groups/petitionsforanimal rights/?fref=ts 
Aug
14
(0 comments  |  discussions )
I get errD2007 every time I try to access my email for the past 6 days.  I've sent 2 emails to Care2 support but I haven't heard anything.  Has anyone else had this problem? My email was back up after 8 days of not being able to access i...
Mar
12
(0 comments  |  discussions )
Please consider sharing some of the petitions on here through Facebook:- https://www.facebook.com/ groups/petitionsforanimal rights/ Hope you'll have time to take a quick look, this is a very active group for sharing petitions:-) Kindest Regar...
Jun
13
(1 comments  |  discussions )
== PROVEN Non-toxic CANCER CURE!! == WATCH IT FREE UNTIL JUNE 20!! http://burzynskimovie.com / SEE BOTTOM LEFT OF PAGE for HOW to HELP!!! New Legislation With the Help of One Courageous Congressman https://www.burzynskimovi e.com/index.php?option...
Apr
15
(4 comments  |  discussions )
Hope you enjoy this:-)http://www.care2.c om/news/member/324431583/ 2774384


MORE MEMBER BLOGS
Mar 31
Blog: How to Extend the Life of your TRIAD Boilers by Kayleigh L.
(0 comments  |  discussions ) — How to Extend the Life of your TRIAD Boilers   Corliss Engine Review Every user desires to prolong the life of a unit. TRIAD assists their clients in achieving this important objective by informing them of ways they can avoid problems and sh... more
Feb 27
Blog: Dr Oz Weight Loss - The 100% Natural And Very Efficient Diet Pill by Debra S.
(0 comments  |  discussions ) — Yes, Dr. Oz called Garcinia Cambogia Extract (HCA) the Holy Grail of Weight Loss. He went on to say, “Anytime I see a scientist get this excited about something like Garcinia Cambogia Extract and when I looked through some of this research and ... more
Blog: My Favorite Websites by krysta I.
(0 comments  |  discussions ) — IFAW: www.ifaw.org OCEANA: www.oceana.org PETA: www.peta.org EARTH 911: www.earth911.org ANIMALs ASIA: www.animalsasia.org more
Feb 21
Blog: testing one two three by Geoff M.
(0 comments  |  discussions ) — hello world more
Blog: Garcinia Cambogia Reviews From Actual People Garcinia Pure Extract Is A Huge Success February 20 by Dany M.
(0 comments  |  0 discussions ) — Garcinia Cambogia Reviews From Actual People Garcinia Pure Extract Is A Huge Success February 20 Garcinia Cambogia System The Dr. Oz Lose Weight Quick Process Without Having Side Effects He went on to say, “At any time I see a researcher get ... more
 
Content and comments expressed here are the opinions of Care2 users and not necessarily that of Care2.com or its affiliates.