Fresh for 2019!

ArtbyKSD is evolving into KSD Art & Design. You’ll see the change reflected in the new logotype. A fresh site design is underway and we’re looking forward to new collaborations in 2019.

Don’t let the turkeys get you down!

Hello to my art followers, I have a question for you: Are you letting the turkeys get you down? That was a phrase I learned in college. It was a nice way of saying, “Who is controlling your thoughts, your progress, your direction?” In EVERY life situation there is someone who is trying to control the message and YOU. They want to make you change how you think, how you act, how you dress and yes, how you create too! Many are very successful at it – and even the strongest, most independent people start to crumble, cave, react. Often…

Resilience

As I get supplies for our teen to use in creating a costume, I realize the need to see the movie The Phantom Thread. Recognizing that no matter how beautifully the costume turns out, it would just be a pile of fabric without the creativity of the mind that conceived it. Does she realize that as she designs and sews, adjusts, enlists team members, buys pieces and adjusts again? And that brings me to the correlation of creativity, to intelligence and eventually endurance through troubling times. In a word, resilience. What is it about the creative mind that helps the…