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Finding a Hobby that Fits Your Personality

Although there are many out there who turn to their computers or cell phones as their hobby, there are just as many others who want to be more creative. They want to learn something new and fun to do in their spare time. They’re not looking for cash, they’re looking for a way to relax and ‘get away’ from the daily grind. Of course, when it comes to choosing the right hobby, personality is everything.

Recycling & Treasure Hunting Have Become One and the Same

  Recycling & Treasure Hunting Have Become One and the Same by Amy Lignor   It’s always said that one man’s trash is another man’s treasure – unless you’re watching the TV show, “Hoarders,” of course. But as days go by and warmth comes upon at least the western half of the United States, reports […]

Lights, Camera, Action – The Photo Effects Artist of the Internet

Lights, Camera, Action – The Photo Effects Artist of the Internet ~ James Moore The photographer has always been seen in the category of artist. Like a painter sitting in a room with the sun blazing in as they construct a beauty that will one day (hopefully) be hanging on the wall of a museum, […]

10 Reasons Why Art is Good for Kids (and Adults)

10 Reasons Why Art is Good for Kids (and Adults) 1) Art Generates a Love of Learning & Creativity. Art develops a willingness to explore what has not existed before. Art teaches risk taking, learning from one’s mistakes, and being open to other possibilities. Kids who are creative are also curious and passionate about knowing more. 2) Art […]

Drawing on Earth is a new 501(c)3 Nonprofit That Inspires Art and Creativity

Drawing on Earth is a new 501(c)3 nonprofit that inspires art and creativity in youth and communities around the world. Their first event set a Guinness World Record for the largest street painting (also know as pavement art and chalk drawing). The world record now is 90,000 sq. ft. (300 x 300 ft., almost 2 […]

Soaring Unemployment for Young Workers Makes Us Ask: “How Can We Get Creative?”

A recent statistic has been released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics revealing that 16.7% of ages 18-24 are unemployed in the US as of May 2009 – the highest we’ve experienced in at least 60 years.  The striking number stretches just past the previous record of 16.6% in 1982.  The youngsters’ statistic far exceeds […]

A Spiritual Call to Creativity

In Dynamics of Faith, Paul Tillich writes, “characteristic of a symbol is that it opens up levels of reality which otherwise are closed for us.”  Art and, more generally, creativity are types of symbols.  They represent that which humans want to express.  Therefore, creativity is one of the most important aspects of being human because […]