” If you ask me what I came into this life to do, I will tell you: I came to live out loud.” Emile Zola, artist   In the 1800’s, Emile Zola, a French romance novelist, lived vociferously. Proclaiming his beliefs through his work, he had his detractors, yet he was a prolific and successful author, playwright, journalist, and amateur photographer.  Theatrical naturalism – the real life settings, characters and dialogue, devoid of flamboyance – was his chosen genre for his plays. Learn about his life in more detail HERE. Zola was a driving force in the “political liberation of France” and in defending atRead More →

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  What is a Creative? A Creative is one who may wear one or more of many different hats – painter, writer, sculptor, musician, teacher, business person, furniture refurbisher, mixed media creator, or choreographer, for example. The Creative is a bit different from others in the way she views the world and doesn’t fit in any particular box. People who experience her craft are influenced by her talent. A Creative is a maker of art. And the Creative Warrior? When you read the word ‘warrior’, did an image of a man or woman wearing a military uniform or even animal skins, carrying a gun or other weapons, pop into yourRead More →