You better get this one.
Best little gift idea for sure, Martha Rich's darling book FREEDOM WIGS- has arrived!
I've always been a voyeur and enjoy looking into other peoples inspirational sketchbooks. This cute 4X6 book is bursting with colorful illustrations and candid text. The intro supports my new philosophy- don't be embarrassed- just do it. Don't worry be crappy. Not that any of this art is crappy- just that the artist admits she was afraid to adventure out of her "cubicle" job and become what she loves-ART.
"After a series of not-so-good events in my life it dawned on me that all my kindness and doing what was expected of me didn't amount to a hill of beans. You can do all the right things and still crap can happen to you. So what the heck! You might as well be doing what you dream of and then if crap happens, at least you are living life the way you want to, not defined by someone else. It's easier to deal with the crap if something good is going on too, So here I am now, "artist gal" which is way better then "cubicle gal."
So thank Mark Murphy- who put this book out and now you can be inspired to break out into a creative dance move as well. to buy the book--http://www.murphydesign.com/Merchant2/merchant.mvc?Screen=PROD&Product_Code=bk_freedomwigs
Another cool twist to all of this is that when she left her human resources job --she took an art class with the Clayton Brothers ( can you imagine that class?) And now has shown at amazing galleries and worked for tons of magazines.