This indie bookstore in France took to Instagram to advertise its books — by turning the covers into art.
While it hasn’t been easy for her to deal with the delusions, hallucinations and muddled behavior, she found a way to channel these symptoms into something helpful to her — art.
If I get too focused on creating for others, then doubt will overcome my creativity, and I will find myself unable to make anything.
You were made for a purpose, you with your fearful and brave heart, with your tired and inspired heart, with your soft and strong heart, uniquely carved into a living, beating masterpiece from everyone who has ever had the pleasure and pain of touching it.
What do you do when the system you turn to for support fails you? Or worse: what do you do when it actively works against you?
This is how she comes up with non-stop ideas to expand her brand, expand her products, and work on other projects.
Art has become my catharsis. A piece of my soul that you can freely touch.
For the artist, training our eyes to see and embody each of the simple moments is the aim of the creative life.
You keep asking if the work was good enough. Did it serve its aim? Did it even have an aim?
After struggling with an eating disorder for four years, Christie Begnell is now coming out with a book of her work that illustrates the realities of living with an ED.