Creativity starts with self-care
In order to bring creativity to projects undertaken for others I foster my own creativity through the practice of arts journaling and I share some of my work with our creative soul-searchers through mail art.
Break the Cycle
I wanted to convey a habit I have of closing down and tuning out when I feel over-whelmed or depressed. Sometimes that’s warranted but usually it is better to open
Another monochrome exploration. This time with a colour I don’t usually use, bright green.
I drew myself in the box. This year I find my main mojo thief is the formation of a mental construct of “my style”. I’m really not entirely sure I
My voice lives somewhere at the meeting place of Yellow Submarine and Victorian steampunk and lace.
The theme was “water” and after all the trite and predictable ideas had played out, I was left with the fact that I hadn’t been swimming in ages and yet
This is not a test
The task this week was to turn around a page you had started and abandoned. Although a lot of art journallers recommend using up paint randomly on pages, personally, I
Have your cake and eat it too
Do we delay gratification out of a hope that we might be able to “have our cake and eat it too?” That rarely works out but hope springs eternal.
Awake in the Night Forest
I think of myself as very much an “in the moment” type of person. I don’t over-plan much but I realize that I almost always have a plan for my
Fake it ’til you make it
This was a thought-provoking prompt this week that has really led me to think about concepts of maturity and authenticity particularly in relationship to art and art journalling. However my
There she is! I have a lot of sympathy and caring for my child. She was crazy tall for her age (the tallest kid in her class until half way