Lauren Purje

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Looking at Your Old Drawings

by Lauren Purje on January 19, 2015

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The other day I was putting some drawings away …

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What a Good Day in the Studio Feels Like

by Lauren Purje on January 5, 2015

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Two kinds of days in the studio.

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Never Leave the House Without a Sketchbook

by Lauren Purje on December 22, 2014

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Never leave the house without a sketchbook.

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An Artist’s Gift-Giving Dilemma

by Lauren Purje on December 8, 2014

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Maybe I’m too old now to be making all my gifts for people.

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What Artists Are Thankful For

by Lauren Purje on November 27, 2014

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I spend countless hours alone, ignoring you …

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Advice for Artists

by Lauren Purje on November 24, 2014

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I’m never ready.

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That Overwhelming Feeling

by Lauren Purje on November 10, 2014

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There’s so many things I don’t know.

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The Evolution of Imagination

by Lauren Purje on October 27, 2014

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Human imaginations evolved for some very practical reasons.

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My Art Is My Baby

by Lauren Purje on October 13, 2014

My Art Is My Baby

Sharing art can be exciting, validating, and gratifying. But it can also be a little scary.

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Creating Alone

by Lauren Purje on September 29, 2014

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Once I saw this experiment testing the effects of solitary confinement on mice.

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