Studio Inspiration from “The Artist’s Journey” by Nancy Hillis


Inspiration from the new book “The Artist’s Journey” by Nancy Hillis continues to move me to the studio each day.  See Nancy’s new book on Amazon HERE.

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Paintings by J. Kirstein

“I have always felt as though I come from some place very far away, and the only way I am able to sustain myself on this planet is through creating through painting and writing.” J. Kirstein

“The big idea is to work with the elegant solution of simplicity and constraint. Within a constraint you have an infinity of possibilities to explore.” Nancy Hillis in “The Artist’s Journey.”

“The Dark Night of the Soul happens over and over for every artist. The transformation of creating your deepest work lives at the edge of your struggle.” Nancy Hillis from “The Artist’s Journey.”

2 thoughts on “Studio Inspiration from “The Artist’s Journey” by Nancy Hillis

  1. Andria Creighton

    I understand feeling that you came from far away. I had a transformational coach and a therapist tell me that I was like an alien dropped into my family. I see you and I see your art. Keep up the good work. See you soon!

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