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The Artist's Way

Discuss your journey through "The Artist's Way" as outlined in Julia Cameron in her book. Also feel free to discuss Ms. Cameron's other books and any creative subjects/projects!

Website: http://www.theartistsway.com/
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Latest Activity: Feb 23, 2017

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The Artist's Way: Our Progress.

Started by Sarah Lily. Last reply by Chris Dec 31, 2011. 9 Replies

Feel free to reply here to tell everyone what week you're on and what's coming up for you!Continue

Websites that encourage our Creative Selves

Started by Sarah Lily. Last reply by Scarlett Nyx Jul 11, 2011. 4 Replies

Just post links to anything you think is inspiring here!Continue

Ideas for Artist Dates!!

Started by Sarah Lily. Last reply by Scarlett Nyx Jul 11, 2011. 12 Replies

Post as  many as you like, as often as you like here! This will just be a list for everyone to use on their own if they so chose! :)Continue

Morning Pages Prompt-Ideas

Started by Sarah Lily. Last reply by Cindy S:Passos May 20, 2011. 9 Replies

Sometimes it's just too hard (and annoying) to write "I DON'T KNOW WHAT TO WRITE" until the pages are filled. Post prompt-ideas for the morning pages here to share with others. We'll go through the…Continue

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Comment by Cocreative on May 27, 2010 at 10:29pm
Hi - Anyone here? haha. I read Artist's Way at intervals and try do morning pages - also like her other book, "Walking in the World."
Hope this group attracts other artists and writers interested in the creative process so we can compare notes!
Comment by Sarah Lily on May 29, 2010 at 5:53pm
I just started the group a little while ago. I'm glad we have 3 members! Now to get active lol
Comment by Diana on June 7, 2010 at 12:27pm
I started my challange on 1st June. Up 'til then I was a devotee of The Artists Way and have used morning pages for 2 years. It would be good to attract more numbers, but three is good... let's inspire each other!
Comment by Cocreative on July 8, 2010 at 12:28am
Hi All - Diana, in particular, since you've done morning pages for two years - How did that work for you? What new ideas, etc. did you discover from the practice?
As a writer, I've found that it definitely helps free up the creative flow. Must resume them again - it's a matter of discipline - and when to do which practice, including meditation, etc.
Comment by Diana on July 8, 2010 at 4:00pm
The best thing about morning pages is its a great place to find an answer to your problems (life and creative). I find that stream of consciousness writing releasing, out come all the blurts and negativity; and in come the lovely things underneath. Often at the end of a session I might have found a solution to something thats been on my mind.

I've been going through julia cameron's book for so long now that I open the book at random for a 'prompt' word or phrase and work with that. Just lately, some days I dont write anything but go out into the garden with my journal and use a different medium to draw, crayon, sketch, or embroider something i see there.
Comment by Cocreative on July 18, 2010 at 12:41pm
Wow! These are good ideas, Diana. Might be helpful (I am sure it would be) in getting past "painter's block" and some weird holding back on writing this year. I like the idea of using paints and crayons--colors and play--to supplement the ideas and flow of journaling. Reading Cameron, I have found, also enhances a feeling of abundance and inner wealth.
Comment by Rachel on July 18, 2010 at 7:24pm
I'm starting the artists way tomorrow, I've been putting it off and have read week 1 twice in the book ... and then not done anything. So tomorrow is the day.

For those have done it before or are currently going through it what changes have you seen?
Comment by Diana on July 19, 2010 at 1:33pm
The book has sent ripples through my whole family! My mother told me about it many years ago ...she has just graduated from university with a fine arts degree... one of my sisters had a breakdown & she used jc's book to help her rediscover her creativity, she later developed her own business... another sister who was a head teacher ... later retrained in complimentary therapies ..... WE all love morning pages!
Comment by Diana on July 19, 2010 at 1:34pm
Does anyone want a morning page prompt, say once a week, so that we could share what came up ?
Comment by Rachel on July 19, 2010 at 2:34pm
Wow Diana that is amazing =)

I'd be definately interested in a morning page prompt

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