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Sid Dickens and his incredible Memory Blocks

I’m taking a road less travelled today to introduce you to a Vancouver artist whose work is informed by the classics, science, art history, research, curiosity, and poetic vision. Sid Dickens’ Memory Blocks are not made of clay, but of … Continue reading

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Color and Artistic Inspiration

As I do research for an article about creative blocks, artistic blocks, I keep coming across the word ‘inspiration.’ One of the many ways to work through a block is to do, see, or be around people or things that … Continue reading

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NY Times: Lead contamination in Chinatown glazes

When I saw the porcelain spoons in the photo on the Times site, my eyes grew large. The turquoise, yellow, and red glaze looked very familiar. I cannot tell you if the glazes on the spoons I saw in Vancouver … Continue reading

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Rollo May’s “The Nature of Creativity,” Part 4

Rollo May thought we all have experiences similar to that of the scientist who brainstormed his Nobel prize-winning formula while he slept. While our dreams may not be as dramatic, May said we all experience “processes of forming, making, building…even … Continue reading

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