Creativity is God’s gift to us.  Using our creativity is our gift back to God.

Julia Cameron

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About The Hermit Creative

Hi, my name is Kirsten and I am an introverted creative.   My friends would tell you that I am a wee bit of a hermit – hence the blog name.  Especially, when I get involved with a creative project.  I am happy as can be just sitting in my room creating on my iPad or painting with Watercolors.

I am an art class junkie who can’t get enough of SkillShare, Udemy, and Domestika. I am primarly a digital artist using Procreate, Photoshop, and my iPad. But I am currently venturing into traditional watercolors and acrylics.

I also love to write poetry (NaPoWriMo is just around the corner) flash fiction, and short stories.  My mind is a constant whirlwind of creative of energy.  I have decided to see that as a blessing.

Welcome to my little corner of the web.  I hope you enjoy my collection of creative hodgepodge.  Read more

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Make sure to check back often to see my most recent hodgepodge of creativity. 
Look forward to seeing you soon.  Blessings and healing.

Meow Are You?

Meow Are You?

One of my goals as a creative is to try to be creative every day.  Some days, I feel a lot less inspired than others.  But I've recently begun to doodle.  I never doodled before because I'm a bit of a perfectionist.  (That is putting it...

Build Up

Build Up

Always, fault finding.Why can we not see the good?Build up! Don’t tear down.

Open Wide

Open Wide

So much thankfulness,Blooming in my heart today.Its buds open wide.

Brand New Day

Brand New Day

Monday's prompt comes from dVerse.  We are to write a quadrille poem that consists of only 44 words, not including the title.  And we are to use the word, "embrace" somewhere in the poem.Colored murals wash the sky, as the stars whisper goodbye. Dew...

Must Write

Must Write

Today, it is time for Friday Fictioneers hosted by the lovely Rochelle.  This week the photo prompt is from Trish Nankivell.  Thank you for the great picture! She leapt at the urgent “bang, bang, bang” on the door. She scribbled faster.  Since her...

Gulp

Gulp

Today, it is time for Friday Fictioneers hosted by the lovely Rochelle.  This week the photo prompt is from Marie Gail Stratford.  Thank you for the great picture! She furtively glanced around.  No one.  She cocked her head to the side desperately...

Anna Mason’s Green Pear Tutorial

Procreate Watercolor

Free pear tutorial from artist Anna Mason.
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Jay Lee Painting Tutorial

Procreate Oil

Whimisical painting of a girl and her cat.
Click below to visit Jay’s YouTube channel.

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