It is a tenous connection that an adult may have with the fantasies of their own childhood and concepts developed through playtime and free-wheeling imagination.
When we are older we may realize that we have all but abandoned that part of ourselves. There is a s system of discouragement arrayed against our confidence as a kid, one that severs our relationship with the creativity that once burst freely from our little minds and hearts and hands.
In her book The Artist’s Way, author Julia Cameron helps many people every year to rekindle that connection and celebrate it, nourish it.
Remember, your artist is a child. Find and protect that child. Learning to let yourself create is like learning to walk.”Julia Cameron, The Artist’s Way
And we just have to take that first step. Followed by one more.
A native of Kirovske in the of Donetsk Region, Ukraine, muralist Sasha Korban says this new work under a bridge in Kyiv is called “Little Magic.”
“I believe that only a little magic can help us with our pathway,” he says.