Last Updated on April 29, 2020 by Anne Grove
Recently I read a book called “Big Magic- Creative Living Beyond Fear” by Elizabeth Gilbert. Elizabeth puts forth the idea that we give up what brings us joy because it does not produce an income. This idea is what hit closest to home for me and inspired my latest video.
In my early twenties I gave up on my art because I was finding success in the world of business. While I believe my artistic background helped me in business and gave me an edge creating color stories for customers, I never realized I could have done both all along until after reading “Big Magic”!
I could have used art as an escape from stress and I could have honed my skills in my off time all the while making a living at something else. This is where I think we could do better helping others by letting them know life’s purpose is not always an either/or. It can be this AND that. Our job and our passion can co-exist. So, whatever your passion is, I hope today you begin to pursue it or pursue it AGAIN! ~Anne
Last Updated on May 23, 2022 by Anne Grove Creating an easy art desk space was challenging considering I use my desk more to blog and write. Last Winter, I organized all my art supplies neatly into bins in my basement. I organized my art supplies because I wanted a streamlined place to blog and […]
Last Updated on January 30, 2022 by Anne Grove Spring. Spring. Where have you been? “Hiding underneath a blanket of white.” Hide no more. The time has come! “Let me see. Let me peek up from beneath. No! Not yet. I’m cozy and warm.” Since when has frozen been cozy and warm? Nonsense! Don’t delay. […]
Last Updated on November 15, 2021 by Anne Grove 3 Reasons Why You Should Read “Be A Peaceful Cloud” by Bob Ross 1. FULL COLOR ARTWORK Bob Ross’s PBS television show “The Joy of Painting” ran from 1983 to 1994. During each show he produced a painting in 22 minutes. I have watched many of […]