Missing the Muse Point

“O! For a muse of fire that would ascend the brightest heaven of invention.”  William Shakespeare (from The Painter’s Keys) Much has been written and will continue to be written on what the muse is or isn’t.  Do all artists have one?  Is it a person?  A place? A thing?  An idea?  Many writers on… Continue reading Missing the Muse Point

Week-End Inspiration–Slogging through the Wasteland

“The Muse visits during the act of creation., not before  Don’t wait for her. Start alone.”  Roger Ebert It’s been a long week and you are counting on having some time to create art this week-end.  You are pumped, you are ready, all your supplies out, then… nothing.  A big fat nothing!  The Muse has… Continue reading Week-End Inspiration–Slogging through the Wasteland

To Muse or Not to Muse

Opinions on whom and what is a muse abound.  There are differing opinions on the origins of muse, though all accounts attribute the muse to the ancient Greeks.  Some accounts say the muses are the nine daughters of Zeus. Others say the muses are the three daughters of Apollo.  All accounts state the muse is… Continue reading To Muse or Not to Muse