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Creativity and Mistakes: A Podcast with Melanie Rothschild

You’ve read Melanie’s fascinating blog posts about Spilled Paint, and now you can listen to her conversation with Ricë about what led her to her study of mistakes and creativity.

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Basic Painting with Thread

In this excerpt from Melanie Rothschild’s new book, The Art of Mistakes, you’ll learn acrylic painting techniques using thread instead of a brush.

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Finding Vivian Maier

Melanie Rothschild shares a review of the newly released film, Finding Vivian Maier, a documentary about this “secret” artist.

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Color Yum: Creating My Kingdom of . . . Seeing the World Through Color!

In this guest post, Melanie Rothschild shares how she is using Pinterest to be the curator of her own color yum kingdom!

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Why So Stuffy My Love?

When you walk into a museum do you feel like you have to be quiet and uptight? Melanie Rothschild suggests we should start to view museums a bit differently.

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Art Baby = Royal Baby

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to be royalty? Melanie Rothschild explains why being an art baby is like being a royal baby.

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Eating a Whole Pie: Independence Day for Artists

Melanie Rothschild explains how choosing to eat an entire pie is the equivalent of independence day for artists. YOU, the artist, make all the rules!

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Simple Things

Melanie Rothschild offers thoughts on the simplicity of the month of May, watermelon and feta cheese, and using simplicity in art.

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The Value of Creativity

Melanie Rothschild explains what the Atlanta school district cheating scandal should tell us about the current value of creativity and what it should be.

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Why I Hate One-Size-Fits-All (and Love Stretch Denim)

The term “one size fits all” is hardly ever an accurate description for anything, especially creativity. Melanie Rothschild explains why she likes the metaphor for stretchy denim better.

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