To be creative, you simply open a door, the door of the subconscious mind, and allow thoughts and images to emerge unedited.—Betsy Dillard Stroud Creative opportunity is always knocking, but can you hear it over the drone of everyday life? Unlock the door and open it wide to allow your muse to appear. Travel artistic pathways you've left uncharted, unrevealed, untried. Inspired by her popular articles in Watercolor Magic, Betsy Dillard Stroud delivers creative challenges, inspirational chapters and profiles that reveal the personal and expressive thought process behind her own work and the work of many other successful artists. Inside, explore ways to loosen up, break through creative blocks and stray joyously from the beaten path. What glorious discoveries hide behind your creative door? Turn the key for a bona fide aesthetic joy ride.