Are artists born or made?

2019-08-21T14:35:03+09:30October 3rd, 2016|Books, Child Development, Creativity Boost, Inspiration, Kids, Learning, People & Organisations|

The artist John Olsen, aged 89, an icon of the Australian art world was recently quoted as saying that ‘Artists are born, they can’t be trained.’ The comment sparked fierce debate on the ArtsHub Facebook page and it is a good one to ponder. It gets to the heart of where the creative life comes [...]

Mandala Magic

2019-08-21T14:35:03+09:30May 15th, 2016|Creativity Boost, Inspiration, Kids, Learning|

Drawing and making Mandalas is a wonderful way to free your creativity and to have fun. Mandalas and circles can be sacred symbols of life, and the very act of creation involves starting from nothing or a single dot and expanding continuously, infinitely. The act of making a mandala can be soothing and sparks creativity [...]