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I Am Reading "The Artist's Way"

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 15 People

    The Great Creator

    I started reading TAW a couple of weeks ago.  I'm going through it line by line, very slowly, and making a lot of notes in the margins.  I haven't begun the exercises yet;  I am still at the introductory section, and what an introduction it is...an introduction to...
    Splendiferous Splendiferous 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 5, 2008

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    My Revisions to the Basic Principles

    I find the following revisions to Principles 5, 6 and 7 work better for me as an atheist (wow, that's the first time I've ever referred to myself as such -- however, it does, indeed, reflect my beliefs!)... 5. Creativity is the Great Creator Within's gift to me.  Using my...
    Splendiferous Splendiferous 31-35, F Mar 8, 2008

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    On The Artist Way...

    I am in my first week of The Artist Way, I've had this book for a long time and have wanted so badly to go threw the process's to complete the course. Before I was afraid, because if you read the introduction and have any understanding of the English language, it's hard. I...
    VerucaSalt85 VerucaSalt85 22-25, F Jan 29, 2010

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    Yesterday, i went to the bookstore to buy a book of course, but while i was there, i saw this book i read when i was in elementary school, and i thought, awwww it's been so long...
    chucku45 chucku45 13-15, F Sep 27

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    his story about ******* his wife's family was amazing! I love it
    dickkids dickkids 22-25, M 3 days ago

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    This is going to sound silly but I have a book full of nursery rhymes from when I was a kid. Sometimes I like to read them and even sometimes I read them to someone :3 I wonder who...
    Raptax231 Raptax231 18-21, M 1 Response Oct 2

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    Yeah some! The very hungry caterpillar anyone?
    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M 1 Response Oct 3

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    Reading everyone's Twin Flame / Soul experiences makes me feel at such peace with my own Twin Flame story. We're split at the moment, but reading the stories, I know others know...
    pixelpretty91 pixelpretty91 22-25, F Oct 11

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    Not sure why I'm awake at 4:15am... Ugh. Laying here reading school emails and finding out I have a huge essay due this coming up Sunday. Which is also my birthday. Guess who hasn...
    lizygurl lizygurl 18-21, F 9 hrs ago

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    A Martial artist means to be An Artist if Life Itself. You will find out that being A True Martial Artist requires fighting Physically against your Enemies and Spiritually against...
    TreyTheBrave TreyTheBrave 18-21, M 1 Response Sep 20

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    I have been losing my drive for art lately. I'm in another deep block and this time I'm not wanting to do anything. I have no clue what to draw or paint, I hate my art and style...
    Lovelife090994 Lovelife090994 18-21, M 3 Responses Oct 11

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    I can't draw of paint, but I put myself in every project I do . If that's not part of what an artist is surely I'm confused lol
    Princeofthesky Princeofthesky 18-21, M Oct 2

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    Just recently I was told by a cornea specialist that he thinks I have tspk. Go back to see him next week. After painful hours of reading about this "disease" especially here on...
    smilebrite smilebrite 41-45, F Sep 24

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    I've always admired people who have made a career in more than just one field. The man is a singer, writer and illustrator. He is a fine artist and a fine man. He has faced many...
    kalila37 kalila37 18-21, F Oct 6

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    Books are still the most effective way we store and communicate ideas, perceptions, impressions, and knowledge. Reading books is the single most best way of exercising your brain...
    Skjeggstad Skjeggstad 22-25, F 2 Responses Sep 25

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    Slim? Yes Average height? Yes Jacked? No Toned? Like crazy 😎 I'm always predicted to be weak and a pushover but what no one knows is I'm a martial artist and go for toned...
    BrownSunSet97 BrownSunSet97 16-17, M Sep 27

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    Not just at heart. I started painting when I was 12 but college found me looking for a way to make a living so I opted for the commercial graphics arena. That is what I have done...
    lasergraph lasergraph 61-65, M Oct 1

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    I am working more than ever right now. Have about 60 pieces backed up! Working 3 or 4 days a week. I hope it stays this way! all pieces are portraits and consist of charcoal...
    ijustneedtoletitout ijustneedtoletitout 31-35, F 1 Response Oct 5

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    I graduated from university last year with a major in illustration. I love drawing and painting and expressing myself and the way I see the world through art.
    lechatnoirr lechatnoirr 22-25, F 2 Responses Oct 6

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    My All time favourite artist ..
    mintybear2 mintybear2 41-45, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Sometimes its hard to work out why I am the way I am. I have confused thoughts and feelings. Is this normal, I have never understood. I don't think I ever will. I love cross...
    blindfoldstacy blindfoldstacy 41-45, T 3 Responses Sep 27

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    My reading list is a little long at the moment... First off on my reading list is my newest paperback edition of DUNE, which I've been wanting to get forever. Second on my reading...
    TheDaken TheDaken 26-30, M 3 Responses Oct 7

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    Me and my bestie have been best friends since we were three years old. We did everything together but we are so different from each other. She is an athlete (she is on a...
    foxyknoxy18 foxyknoxy18 18-21, F 4 Responses Oct 3

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    My interest in writing began, to the best of my knowledge, in third grade. I remember visiting the library one day with my classmates. I wasn't sure what to read. Two older...
    Jononymous Jononymous 26-30, M 1 Response Oct 9

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    today i went to the renaissance festival in my city and spent the $25 to have a tarot reading and to have my palms read. now growing up, i was raised to believe that this is all...
    aciddreams aciddreams 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 12

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    Ugh! While reading a book after watching 'Merlin' I kept reading/hearing it in my head in 'British accent' (or whatever accent that is) it's so irritating bec' it doesn't really...
    AppleGreen27 AppleGreen27 22-25, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Ughhhh. Girls GIVE & forGIVE while guys GET & forGET. It just really fuvking blows!!! I met him online on a dating site which was just foolish, I shoulda known it was mistake, goes...
    lostwithin25 lostwithin25 22-25, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    i am mad about women's navel but that doesn't makes me bad...i respect girls and their thoughts.its my weak point but i control it very well.everybody has different views. an...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Sep 22

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    Which means I am often left alone with powerful emotions that eat me from the inside out. I don't know why people hardly ever reach out to me; why I'm never involved in cool things...
    WinterIncandescence WinterIncandescence 16-17, F 2 Responses Sep 22

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    Currently I am again reading a Dutch book, this time it is a book of Ursula Poznanski. The title of the book is: Blind Vertrouwen (translated, Blind Trust). Just love this one...
    boeiend81 boeiend81 31-35, F Sep 25

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    When I was painting, I could finish a masterpiece in a short time. As I always believe, "When you do something from the soul, it's like a river flowing", oblivious of time and...
    samemay54 samemay54 51-55, F 3 Responses Oct 2

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    Picture Yourself ResilientBattling stress is an art- literally. Painting and drawing improve the brain's ability to bounce back under pressure, even if you're no Picasso.Paint or...
    CrystalRainsPearls CrystalRainsPearls 41-45, F 9 Responses Oct 4

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    It really gives me a headache when people say modern art is trash. I don't tell you your modern music is trash. I don't tell you your modern tv is trash. Know why? Although it's...
    VanishedDea VanishedDea 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I s e e m y b o d y a s t h e c a n v a s
    AuroraMarley00 AuroraMarley00 18-21, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Question for any sequential artists out there. I need to ink a page in three different comic book methods. There's High Contrast, Traditional American... aannnd I can't remember...
    illiy illiy 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 20

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    ∆ Star Light ∆ Light the incense, no one is innocent, in a sense the instant, is all intrinsic instinct, go on, give it all, we all, give it all, because we can't take back...
    AaronLA AaronLA 31-35, M 1 Response Sep 20

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    I think it's high time I had a disciplinarian Someone to tell me why I should follow the rules again I know it won't be easy I need a disciplinarian http://m.youtube.com/watch...
    tarkovsky tarkovsky 26-30, M Sep 22

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    I am also new. My online home isn't Facebook, or Twitter, it's Deviant Art. However I don't have a lot of friends there so I thought I'd try to make some in this very welcoming...
    DrDoctorson DrDoctorson 16-17, F 2 Responses Sep 25

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    My true self is a stigma, an abomination in the south. I choose to do as the roman's do on the outside when it must be done. At work and with parents and the musts of survival. My...
    madeofstars madeofstars 31-35, M 1 Response Sep 29

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    Here is a short one take recording of a song idea I has last night. "Guitar and vocals" is my latest song, check it out! #MadeWithTake http://phead.mu/s/ugn2a38L
    brodieB78 brodieB78 36-40, M Oct 4

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    I'm starving myself for many reasons. 1- to better my art 2- to better my looks 3- self control There's more reasons but those are main. I can't keep stuffing my face and...
    magicalabundance magicalabundance 31-35, F 1 Response Oct 11

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    Here's the before pic. After it comes out of the kiln it will be bright and glossy. Sweet! I'm excited.
    VanishedDea VanishedDea 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I can't recomend Stephen King's The Dark Tower series enough, begining with The Gunslinger. The last of which is Roland Deschain on a quest for the Dark Tower, a portal and centre...
    teabookbliss teabookbliss 26-30, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Life is how you make it. What you give to life, life gives you back. There is nothing worst than our feeling of being despondent. We are here to live, not to hesitate or to feel...
    cunny10 cunny10 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 8

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    I'm able to express the way I think in the form of words. It's hard, maybe because I have a complicated mind, but I'll manage.
    DarkLoser DarkLoser 13-15, F Sep 21

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    I am still needing some practice on my readings would love to give some all I need is your name for formalities and your feed back that's all
    andrew1512 andrew1512 18-21, M 1 Response Sep 22

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    I am still needing some practice on my readings would love to give some all I need is your name for formalities and your feed back that's all
    andrew1512 andrew1512 18-21, M 1 Response Sep 22

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