I think creativity, to some extent, is to create order out of chaos. But too much chaos can be frustrating. At least, that goes for me, and especially when I´m stressed out. But during those times, I need to create even more. And so, I found out a way to create in chaos, by blocking out some of it. I turn off the roof light and work in a spotlight. When I can´t see the surroundings so well, I can manage to ignore it. Maybe it works for you to?
The path of creativity is a winding road. In light and in shadow, in sun and rain, frustration and happiness from one second to another. It is not easy. You cannot chose it. It choses you. And you can´t escape it.
I have been trying to paint landscapes, but realized that there is no way that I can make it more superior than the real thing. Nature brings me inspiration, and that´s enough. This is a picture I took on a journey to Iceland December 2016- January 2017. Geysir, a wonderful place.
I like to look at beautiful things, complex things, unusual things that tangles my imagination. It is easy to find this in everyday life, but sometimes it´s hard to se. When I am in the right mood, and not hyperstressed, it is easy for me to experience, like this one, today.
I have often wondered if there is a connection between HSP -Highly Sensitive Personality and creativity. Are they more creative than most people or not? Many of my colleagues in different areas of the Arts seem to be HSP or at least close to it. In Huffington post, http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/artists-sensitive-creative_us_567f02dee4b0b958f6598764 you can read the following: “The truly creative mind in any field is no more than this: A human creature born abnormally,