That’s one of the conclusions reached in an article I recently read in Psychology Today. Another one is that “discovery cannot be produced by chance.” In other words, someone who has not logged sufficient time in pursuit of a given endeavor does not have the tools to recognize a significant discovery. Read the article for yourself and see what you think, Deciding to Create.
My creative pursuits have been proceeding by fits and starts. I have thrown away almost all of the pottery that I have made this year because of glaze disasters and “what was I thinking?” moments. But I am learning and trying new things. And I am very fortunate to share studio time with some creative and generous people.
Here are some pictures of a few things I made last year.