I am taking a drawing class that stresses using the right side of the brain. Learning to draw has been fun, challenging, exasperating, and rewarding. I appreciate the process and how it involves mastering many sequential steps that build on each other. It is similar to learning to play an instr or mastering any new skill. It would be lovely to wake up one day and be able to play the mandolin or paint a recognizable portrait, but it doesn't happen like that.
There is an artist within each of us, and and we can give that artist expression in a variety of ways. As Albert Einstein said, "Creativity is intelligence having fun." Since we already possess intelligence, let's have fun and be creative. And if we need more permission to give our creative side free rein, here is Pablo Picasso's observation: “The chief enemy of creativity is good sense.”
This is a quote from an article I found interesting, "How Music Helps Seniors."
Pat writes about music and inspiration in day-to-day life. Learn more about Pat.