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.
More explorations on the “roots” theme. I stayed with negative space painting for this page, beginning with using a collaged base, coloured with inks. I then over-painted with acrylics and
Another experiment in negative painting. I was inspired by dream journeys where I am on a train and see scenes of places I have visited or lived in or simply
This weeks topic was “Gifts from our Roots”. I was musing on the mixed blessings and curses from my own roots when I thought about the Persephone myth, one that
This week I reclaimed a page by using black gesso on it and did an organic and inorganic pair of riffs on the spiral form. Began with black gesso Added
After decluttering and organizing this month thoughts turned to just why it is that we accumulate all this stuff. With mind like a butterfly, the new, shiny does appeal.
Organize Organizing is such a mountain to climb and if you live in a small space it is all about finding little storage spaces.
This week’s journal page was about de-cluttering and organizing art-space and arts practice. I started with a compass and protractor to give structure to a hand drawn mandala. Then I
Life Patterns These two spreads were created in the latter two weeks of August 2020. The left hand panel is a long view of life patterns and the panel on
Thinking in the month of August 2020 about patterns. I tend to be a workaholic, get stuck in a rut and also typecast as a “worker bee” by others. Seeing
The prompt this week was to pick the first shape that came into our heads. I chose a spiral and creating it in water I dropped Lindy’s magical pigment powder
I did two separate opposing journal pages on the theme of “Sea Me”. On the right, there’s a lot going on under the surface but on the left there is