Monthly Archives: January 2013

Creativity in Snapshots | January

While the weekly collages are my main form of expression right now, I also try to get some art journaling done – and keep up with the editing photos and deleting the bad ones. Here are a few of my … Continue reading

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365 Collages | Week 4

The first collage, Lesson in being Crazy, is the +1 from week three. Then when the last day of week 4, Sunday, came around it was status quo, or rather -6 for the weekly goal of seven square collages! It’s … Continue reading

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Life Artist by Ali Edwards – a book review

Through the photos I took, I was able to see (litterally see) how really amazing and lucky and blessed I was. Ali Edwards Even though I don’t call myself a scrapbooker I am a huge fan of Ali Edwards. We … Continue reading

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The Polka Dot Oilcloth Desk

Because I am messy I use a big oilcloth to cover the desk where I make my art. I’ve had this beautiful rose patterned one for several years, but it’s beyond saving at this point, full of acrylic paint splatters. … Continue reading

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Weekly Inspiration: Pattrn app + entrepreneurial toolkit

A while back mom asked for help to get a nice background for her new smart phone. I helped her download a random background app that we then both totally fell in love with! I had to install it on … Continue reading

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Spotted Photo Theme: Smilla the Cat

January’s spotted photo theme around here is my cat Smilla! For you, if you want to join, it’s all about A favorite critter friend! Or if you don’t have a pet it could be photos of a child, a gadget … Continue reading

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The Moment to Snap

Photography is not like painting. There is a creative fraction of a second when you are taking a picture. Your eye must see a composition or an expression that life itself offers you, and you must know with intuition when … Continue reading

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Introduction | Spotted Photo Theme

I have been thinking about a photo post idea for two years now, and now (finally) it’s time to get it going for real. I’m calling it Spotted Photo Theme! If you love photography, documenting, sharing and blogging you are … Continue reading

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365 Collages | Week 3

You begin with the possibilities of the material. Robert Rauschenberg Last week I noticed I was finding my way back (very unintentional) to dots and circles, a theme that followed me through 2012. Right now I’m in experimental mode, trying … Continue reading

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iHanna’s List of Creative Achievements 2012

The above slideshow shows my flickr folder Everyday Magic in 2012. A few favorites from a year richly documented! Click play to view them all, or click here to view them bigger on flickr. :-) Wow! We are way into … Continue reading

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