Does my art matter… if it’s just for ME?

When I paint, I consider what will be most popular.
When I dance, I want to capture it on camera.
When I say something witty, I feel it needs to be written down for someone else to read.

And I wonder,
Is my creative impulse only for other people’s benefit?

No, it can’t be!

Because every time I create for OTHERS, a part of my soul dies.

I still work on my book to be published.
I compile my videos to be sold for educational use.
I am creative, just to teach other people how to be creative…

Because I’ve been taught to believe,
my worth is in how much I can give.

10 years of hosting workshops later,
I’m having trouble tapping into my own creative style.
It’s been watered down and washed away-
to be more digestible for my target audience.

“But you’re Famous!”
“You’re parents approve of you now!”
“You’re making money.”
“You are helping people!”

I’m loosing myself….
Every time I get to this point.
I DESTROY everything I’ve built … to re-claim me.


At FaeTerra,
Our Expressive Art workshops are designed to help you be the most creative person you can be!

“The Purpose of Art is Washing the Dust of Daily life off our Souls.”
~ Pablo Picasso

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