https://fineartamerica.com/featured/every-child-is-an-artist-pablo-picasso-motivational-quote-jacki-kellum.html In my opinion, people create their best art when they are about 4-years-old. After that, they begin looking around and trying to copy what someone, who they think is a better artist, has done. https://fineartamerica.com/featured/every-child-is-an-artist-pablo-picasso-quote-jacki-kellum.html Pablo Picasso said:  "Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once we...

Undoubtedly, my favorite color combination is what I have labeled School Bus Yellow and Vincent Van Gogh Blue. You see that color combo in Van Gogh's astral vision: Starry Night. You also see that blue-yellow combination in Van Gogh's painting of a wheat field. And in Van Gogh's...

She was like an old, red hen With a small and unadorned head, She didn't cock-a-doodle-doo. She merely clucked, As she picked her way along. Jacki Kellum Yesterday, I discussed how writing--especially memoir writing--can be beneficial for painters and other kinds of artists, too. http://jackikellum.com/write-or-paint-to-free-yourself-from-the-ghosts-of-your-past-and-to-celebrate-the-good/ In another post, I attempted to explain how writing...

I often say that my intuition is an integral part of my creative process, and I believe that memory is the well-spring of the intuition. For that reason, I am convinced that memory is every artist's greatest resource. For writers, the memory is certainly essential,...