Mark on Sharing Your Creativity

No matter what level your expertise,  the various techniques you apply, size, scope or method of your artistic expression, know that what you create, no matter how small and seemingly insignificant, can change the world.

What you possess in your imagination, once brought forth, is sure to touch someone, somewhere, in their most visceral, vulnerable and deep place, affecting them in a uniquely personal and individual way. That’s what art and craft does.

As a creative human being, it’s not up to you to create what you think are monumental works of art.   It’s not your worry to wonder if your art will be loved and revered by the masses.  It’s none of your business where or how your work is processed by others, or if it will last through the ages.  It’s only important that you create, true to your vision, and share your talent with the universe.

No artist can ever be promised greatness.  But just by creating your art, you have given something to the world that only you can give.  You will leave behind a piece of yourself, your creative DNA if you will, that no other artist or creative can compare to.

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   I hope you enjoy my creative thoughts for hobbyists and crafters.  I post new blog thought entries every Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday.  Wednesday’s are reserved for Creative Mojo with Mark Lipinski’s guests and new creative personalities that you’ll want to know and learn about.  Of course, I sprinkle things happening on Pickle Road throughout the week.  

I invite you to subscribe to this blog by clicking  the button on the left side of this post.  Also, why not share my posts with your creative friends and co-workers by clicking on any of  the share links?  If something really resonates with you, print it out and tack it to your bulletin board or tape it to the wall of your creative space, sewing or craft room as a gentle reminder that you can re-read!

As always, I love to hear about your creative life, wins and challenges!  Leave a comment here or email me at CreativeMojo@me.com.  Make this Tuesday a day to share your creativity.  And always do what you love! xoxom

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14 Comments on “Mark on Sharing Your Creativity”

  1. Karen Lieberman
    June 28, 2011 at 4:53 AM #

    Great post Mark!! I need to take more time for my art for sure. I love your posts, so inspiring!

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    • June 28, 2011 at 5:04 AM #

      Thanks, sweetie! Just let people know that I’m here! xoxom

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  2. Linda Kelly
    June 28, 2011 at 4:56 AM #

    Mark
    Keep the inspiration coming! I am in the process of dreaming and forming the foundation, with my niece, for a small business with miniature gardens as the initial draw. We’re researching business plans, etc. and using your blog to keep us from thinking “this is too crazy to try, it will never work”!
    Linda

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    • June 28, 2011 at 5:04 AM #

      Oh, it will work. Just keep plugging and dreaming and creating. It will take form one way or another! Thank you for your note. Please share my blog infor and let other people know what’s here on the blog! xoxom

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  3. June 28, 2011 at 6:09 AM #

    I really enjoyed reading your blog post…..especially when you said, “it’s not up to you to create what you think are monumental works of art”. Instead it is more important to create and be true to your vision. Loved that!!! I’m about to make an important move, and there is a bit of fear that I’m having. Reading positive posts like this helps to minimize that fear. Thank you for all the care that you put into your writings.

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    • June 28, 2011 at 6:35 AM #

      Don’t allow fear to stop your forward movement. Of course there are realities of money, bills, commitments, etc. but acting out of, or withholding creative and positive energy out of fear only blocks you and your forward momentum. I don’t want to imply that walking through fear guarantees success, because it doesn’t. What it does do is allows you to take a step forward that will need to the next step you’ll need to take, and so on. Walk on. You can handle anything that’s thrown your way. Honest! xoxom

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  4. June 28, 2011 at 6:44 AM #

    I’m always encouraged to stop & think after reading our posts!!! And that’s a very good thing. Keep them coming.

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    • June 28, 2011 at 6:47 AM #

      Thank you! Please feel free to share this blog with your friends! xoxom

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  5. June 28, 2011 at 6:58 AM #

    You are the greatest…. Iyour thoughts begin my day with a smile and a purpose. I’m heading back to Hawaii where I promise to spread the Mark Lipinski vibe. Hugs

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    • June 28, 2011 at 8:27 AM #

      Thank you! I hope these posts help to inspire and move us all forward a little bit in our creativity and life! xoxom

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  6. Zoed Vega
    June 28, 2011 at 9:02 AM #

    I like this one… liberating message.
    Thanks Mark..

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    • June 28, 2011 at 9:07 AM #

      Thank you! Share the wealth of creativity that surrounds you! xoxom

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  7. Laurie Shepstone
    June 28, 2011 at 9:14 AM #

    Wonderful post, Mark! Just the ‘shot in the arm’ I needed! I’ve been feeling like my creativity is not as good as all those people out there who have ‘made it’, but your blog inspired me to have more confidence in what I can do. Thanks, so much! You are a total inspiration!

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    • Maggie Magee
      June 28, 2011 at 3:01 PM #

      An absolutely super post, Mark! Your sharing the word, am sure, helps a lot of artists that are hesitant to launch their inspiration(s).
      Thank you for your inspiration and good thoughts!

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