The Work of Creating vs. Everything Else

By Erik Peterson

While everyone may have a different creative process - what works for me is different than what works for you - there is one single thing we can all agree upon.

Artists create time to create.  

Creative Procrastination

What keeps us from actually creating?  There are many reasons: lack of clarity of purpose, lack...

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You Are God's Masterpiece

By Erik Peterson

I just spent some time praying, asking, “God, what do you want me to write about?  What do you want for this community of artists?”  These are questions I intend to keep asking, especially before creating. I know I have certain ideas, but what are my ideas when compared to God’s, whose ways are...

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Why It's Impossible to Create Without Community

By Erik Peterson

There is a deeply held conviction in our culture, a belief that runs so deep that we are often blind to its underlying presence. It can affect every aspect of our lives - from our art, to our work and our relationships. 

It’s the belief that we are all alone, that it’s “all up to me” when we embark...

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