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Suspended Cloud Paintings by Joris Kuipers

While Dutch artist Joris Kuipers spent years studying traditional painting and fine art techniques at both the Arnhem Academy and the Frank Mohr Institute in Groningen, his installations fly in the face of anything traditional. While borrowing from ideas rooted in expressionism as far as the application of paint and use of color, the artist constructs large-scale installations that spiral and twist off the walls, blurring the lines between painting and sculpture.

Reblogged because they are beautiful.

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William Zinsser quote

Pablo Picasso Quote



The previous source I cited here was not the original source. This is!


Making The Simple Complicated Is Commonplace; Making The Complicated Simple, Awesomely Simple, That’s Creativity

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Creativity Takes No Excuses

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I love making dens. Give me some string, a sheet and a few bamboo sticks and I can knock up another world in minutes. Somewhere to play, have fun and make up your own rules. But den making isn’t something I do just for my own children. Every week I go into schools and help pupils and teachers transform classrooms into war-torn towns, cavernous Egyptian pyramids and enchanted forests.

We’ll need many more enchanted classrooms if the government gets its way with ‘identikit’ schools.

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I would love a work space like this!

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How to stay creative