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As the owner of Naturescapes Studio, Linda artfully styles collections of jewelry and decor for you to brighten your world with the essence of nature - for the creative spirit!

What is inspiration fridays?

...for the Creative Spirit!

Come into my studio and have a cup of tea with me!

We can sit a while and talk about what a creative life is like and how our creative spirit is expressed through what we surround ourselves with. Make it beautiful things and good people and you'll always feel at home. 

What is inspiration fridays?

Linda Smith

Sometimes one of my best friends claims she is in awe of my creativity. She wishes that she could "make art" like I do. But what is really at the core of her desire? Very busy people often feel unable to tap into their inner powers. 

In my case I quit my job at a banking company in 1993 and never looked back. (Well maybe once or twice when the economy is down.) I tapped into that creative well and it has just been constantly flowing every since. I went to art school. But not everyone can, or wants to. 

Everyone has some creativity within them. It comes out in different ways at different times. It's a process that anyone can start and work on. Following a few art coaches online gives me insight into what most people feel about artists - that it's a foreign world that they will never be a part of. NOT TRUE! 

One of those coaches that I have followed for several years is Leslie Riley and she has come out with a new program that you can do at home and fit into your schedule, for way less than an art school tuition. I thought I would share it with you on Inspiration Friday. If you feel compelled to tap into your creative side.....it might be just what you need!

What Leslie says: 

"From an early age I had a creative desire so strong and persistent, yet I wasn’t acting on it. Creativity experts would have chalked it up to fear and resistance. A little voice inside that I learned to recognize as my intuition, my inner knowing, knew there also had to be something else keeping me from my creative dreams. I threw myself into studying the creative process, art, artists, art history – you name it. Theoretically, I knew how to ease and appease this very real, very persistent creative yearning, yet, I was still immobile. I felt powerless. 

Then, I came to understand the problem: Creativity is a natural process but it doesn’t always come naturally. And that realization changed everything." 

If you feel like my best friend, I encourage you to click on the link and read (and watch the 3 min video) of what Leslie has to say about

Closing the Creativity Gap. 

http://lesleyriley.com/ccgp/?mc_cid=6c351e09bc&mc_eid=79162441b3

Don't hesitate too long! Enrollment time is limited. I do not support or endorse any programs or presenters. This post is strictly for information only.