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Imagination Is a Brush We Can Use to Paint Our Way Anywhere, Even Home: Seeing With a Diversity of Eyes

By Ira Rabois It all began one evening when I got totally engrossed in viewing Japanese woodblock prints, especially the night scenes by Kawase Hasui. Hasui was one of Japan’s most prominent and prolific printmakers, who died in 1957. He created landscapes that beautifully merged humans–their homes, boats, shrines, castles, and temples–into the land around […]

Lines Start Stories

By Holly BF Warren Lines start stories that unfold as you step into experiences. As you put one foot in front of the other, as you hold a pen, a paintbrush, a stick in the sand, a thread of thoughts that stitch an idea to another, a movement or a drift of silence that composes […]

Words Have Bodies That Stretch Our Imagination

By Holly BF Warren Words have bodies that stretch our imagination. Their anatomy is fascinating. They describe the structure of thoughts, ideas and feeling as they weave learning and knowledge with curiosity and questions leaving loose strings of unaccomplished answers. They jump, skip, swim, and float in our minds until something recalls them to order […]