Gilles Combet

Art Instructor,Creativity Explored
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Exercising raw creativity. A look at outsider art.
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Gilles Combet

Art Instructor,Creativity Explored

Gilles grew up in Paris and studied art and roof carpentry. He traveled in Africa and lived in the Sahara with a family of nomads. This experience was pivotal in his life. Back in France, Combet pursued a career as a professional dancer. Dance brought him to the US. Following a series of injuries, Combet returned to fine art. He also took a degree in multimedia and web design and worked as a graphic designer. Combet currently teaches at Creativity Explored and has his own professional art practice.

Exercising raw creativity. A look at outsider art.

What one can learn from the work of artists with no formal training. Finding your own very special way to draw a cat. Finding the time and the place that will allow that to happen. It can be a private space or a shared studio or working with a teacher. Everyone has a different way to draw a cat; it is important to find your own way. Practicing raw creativity gives you strength. It is also a place of calm and renewal.