Art and Creativity Can Change Your Life

Art and Creativity Can Change Your Life

by Mark J Ratcliffe Art and Creativity can Change Lives In life, we face many hurdles and each one helps us grow as a person. Emotions, thoughts and feelings really impact how we perform or decide to live our everyday life. In my online course, Mindfully Creative, I...
The Art of Color

The Art of Color

by Mark J Ratcliffe The Art of Color If you look online, there are so many different variations on a definition of “What is Color?” Color and light go hand in hand because it’s actually light reflected by an object that creates color. Have you seen some of the...
Creating the right environment for you

Creating the right environment for you

by Mark J Ratcliffe Creating the right environment for you Let’s face it. We know that we are ALL uniquely different as human beings (and as artists), so our creative spaces and the environment we paint in will not be the same as everyone else. But our end goal of...
Positivity

Positivity

by Mark J Ratcliffe Positivity `This month I wanted to discuss and talk about Positivity. Why, I hear you ask? I am a believer in putting positive thoughts out into the Universe and I think positivity is great for the mind, body and soul. I think Positivity is also a...
Resilience

Resilience

by Mark J Ratcliffe Resilience Happy New Year! I hope 2024 is a great year for you and wish you so much success with your creativity. As this is a new year, and my second blog on Smart Art Courses, I really wanted to really focus on something that I think is essential...