Art As Escape from the Matrix

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Play in Your Art Journal and be Free From the Matrix

Why make art? Why spend hours working and playing in our art journals? For me, it’s a way to temporarily escape the Matrix. Remember the Movie, “The Matrix?” Remember when Morpheus told Neo that the Matrix is like a “splinter in your mind?” We feel the itch, the pain, the pointlessness of this duel reality – the play of opposites, the never ending stories of good versus evil. We know all too well we are tethered here, we are tethered by time, by our temporary forms, by the attachments, and the demands. Along with the joys and freedoms we experience, we know we are plugged into a system that somehow runs us, that dictates the course of our lives, that calls the shots.

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The creative process, however seemingly humble and insignificant, gives us a reprieve from…

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