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I Am Reading "The Artist's Way"

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    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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    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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    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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    I enjoy making art but yeah the problem is that I always judge my work to much and end up just ripping the paper up. So yah that's all that's for reading this if you have any...
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    Freedom is all I could ever wish for. Art gives me an illusion of that freedom, may it be looking through a camera or writing through a pen. I'm a young artist. Currently, I'm 15...
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    I'm trying to gain and expand my audience. I'm starting a rigorous art challenge and if you think it sounds like fun to watch a wannabe manga artist emulate other famous artists...
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    Reading books its like an obsession to me! I can read a 500-pages book in 3 days. Once I start reading I literally can't stop. It's a great way of learning new thing and distract...
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    I just bought Les Misérables from Barns & Nobles today because it was on sale. I haven't seen the move yet and I thought that it would be beset to read the book first. If anyone...
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    I've made my second Low Poly Facet i think my first one is a bit cooler looking but i messed up along the way with it and a point was unsharpened. Anyways here's my newest creation...
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    Empty canvas. In appearance - really empty, silent, indifferent. Stunned, almost. In effect - full of tension with thousand subdued voices, heavy with expectations. A little...
    stiltcourt stiltcourt 41-45, F 2 Responses Dec 10

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    I was in my sophomore year of college. I called my mother on the Wednesday night before Thanksgiving to tell her I wouldn't be making the three and a half hour drive home. It had...
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    I have just stumbled upon something lovely (I can't recall where I found it), but I wanted to share it with you all: 1 You cannot change what you refuse to confront. 2 Sometimes...
    obscureriddle obscureriddle 22-25, F Dec 8

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    So I was reading cards about these Ferguson riots. I in no way condone this. I mean no one will ever know what really happened. But I do know this. Every time I read cards on...
    orcore orcore 36-40, F Nov 29

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    If I'm not drawing I'm painting. If I'm not singing I'm dancing. If I'm not sculpting, or creating something with my hands I'm writing. Art is what I make my living through, it is...
    Firechidist Firechidist 18-21, F Nov 30

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    Everyone should read these books before their 30th birthday. 1.Siddhartha by Hermann Hesse – A powerful story about the importance of life experiences as they relate to...
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    My emotion is controlled by the music I listen to. When I listen to artist like Jason Mraz, One republic, Adele or Sam smith I get sent through a emotional journey.
    iniick2o9 iniick2o9 22-25, M 1 Response Dec 18

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    I am currently reading Missing 411 (my main book) and Day Break by Mary Summer Rain, as well as a Survival Book, and a book about the Sacred Path. I tend to read at least 4 books...
    WindWalkingDreamWeaver WindWalkingDreamWeaver 41-45, F 2 Responses Dec 4

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    "No book is really worth reading at the age of ten which is not equally – and often far more – worth reading at the age of fifty and beyond.” ~C.S. Lewis How true. I...
    josephwrites josephwrites 41-45, M 2 Responses Dec 7

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    I love to read. I guess is something i grew up with. My parents would read to us all the time. We didn't have much growing up, so getting a book from the library and reading out...
    Gatikasensual Gatikasensual 22-25, F 3 Responses Dec 10

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    Fable of the Porcupine It was the coldest winter ever. Many animals died because of the cold. The porcupines, realizing the situation, decided to group together. This way, they...
    secretme1970 secretme1970 41-45, F Dec 15

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    Hi guys, just thought I'd share the love 'cause sharing is caring. I've been to numerous sites for free sample readings and they were never satisfying. Many seemed to be...
    topsykrit topsykrit 18-21, F Dec 19

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    I'm currently reading Far Far Away by Tom McNeal. I'm about 2/3 of the way through it and I have too many guesses to who the Finder of Occasions is. I know one of them is right but...
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    December 8, 1980 John Lennon, a former member of the Beatles, the rock group that transformed popular music in the 1960s, is shot and killed by an obsessed fan in New York City...
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    I just wanted to express my excitement in the development of my life. The only college I really want to go to is an art institute that's extremely expensive especially since I'm...
    queenjellyfish queenjellyfish 16-17, F 2 Responses Dec 13

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    I am a kick arse writer, musician and songwriter ....and I do my best work when I am hypomanic. This is *not* out of control mania which is a 10..what I tend to live at is a 7...
    MrHeartaFire MrHeartaFire 41-45, M 1 Response a week ago

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    I love art I have such a high appreciation for all the time and work that is put into each piece I speacialize in anime style but love to figure draw aswell somthing about the...
    1losthope 1losthope 18-21, F Dec 3

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    We're both in our mid 30's. I'm separated with a teen and he has never been married and has no kids. (red flag #1). Met him on POF: a dating website (my mistake). At the time that...
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    I love this one, it's just colorful n awesome!
    Rhykker Rhykker 16-17, M 4 days ago

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    How's it look? 🍭🍭🍭🍭🍭🍭🍭
    RaisedByTheWolves RaisedByTheWolves 13-15, F 22 Responses 3 days ago

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    Lots of people seem to post pictures of eye drawings on here... So here's mine.
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    I create scenes to songs in my head too! It's especially marvellous when reading a book or playing a video game~ It really colours and adds depth and teases out the atmosphere on...
    3naturespice3 3naturespice3 22-25, F Nov 28

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    Steven Covey wrote a lot of books on how to succeed in your professional life and how to organise yourself to do that. The 7 habits of highly effective people is one of the best...
    staleywise staleywise 56-60, F 1 Response Dec 7

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    MOST OF MY LIFE i HAVE BEEN ALONE AND SINGLE. NOT BY CHOICE, BUT GODS CHOICE OR THE DEVILS WORK: I did not learn about se-x until my mid 30s. I know very little right now. Less...
    Niko864 Niko864 41-45, M Dec 7

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    I am new here and am a little surprised by reading some very hateful posts. I find it interesting how much "courage" people have sitting at their computer - especially when I read...
    Rcbwabash Rcbwabash 31-35, M 3 Responses Dec 10

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    For me, this group is a little variant. Sometimes I love reading books and sometimes I don't. It really depends on the book. I've stuck to one series for a long time so far and...
    ForgottenCelestria ForgottenCelestria 16-17, F Dec 11

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    I love to read but it's been a while Since I have read a book. a good book and written as well. Being busy these days and school will you make you dislike reading. la sigh
    PetiteChica PetiteChica 18-21, F Dec 2

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    littlemisslight littlemisslight 26-30, F 2 Responses Dec 8

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    Reading and writing are the best companions for an emotionally hurt introvert like myself. It's the best therapy besides compulsive online shopping to helps provide an escapade...
    hesitations hesitations 16-17, M 1 Response Dec 12

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    NotSuchAnInnocentGirl NotSuchAnInnocentGirl 26-30, F 1 Response Dec 14

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    Reading right now. 📚☕️ The Cuckoo's Calling by Robert Galbraith
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    Reading right now. The Cuckoo's Calling by Robert Galbraith
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    ArtsyFaerie32 ArtsyFaerie32 31-35, F 5 days ago

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    God never forgets you are there. We all have stress and worries, myself included. I too have been there many times and had to rely on God to help me find my way. I will pray that...
    hagenwhite3101 hagenwhite3101 41-45, M Dec 3

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