Category Archives: Creative and Artistic Inspiration

What Makes Japanese Paper Art Extraordinary?

Paper and Technique Chances are you’ve seen Japanese art somewhere – perhaps in a museum, advertisement, textbook or maybe you’ve visited Japan and had an opportunity to experience the country’s “ARTcentric” culture up close and personal. Classic Japanese art covers a wide variety of genres. One of the most famous crafts you might have seen is Origami, Japanese paper folding. That’s how I got my start – Mrs. Matsui’s Origami (handmade paper creations) is a business I […]

Inspiration From The Masters

The Barnes Foundation Philadelphia Art Museum

The Barnes Foundation Why are we so fascinated with museums? If you can’t answer that question immediately, watch this video clip from my afternoon at The Barnes Foundation to jog your memory  Finding the inspiration that’ll fuel your own artistic spirit can be a daunting task. When was the last time you visited an art museum? Whether you’re an artist, aficionado, or collector, an afternoon spent amongst some of the world’s most coveted art can lift […]