Category Archives: A Creative Life

How I infuse creativity into my everyday life.

The Writing Landscape

I can get lost even when I have a map in hand, because I have no sense of direction. But maps fascinate me, and I’ve used a lot of vintage maps in my art. I especially like the metaphor of … Continue reading

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Find what you Love and let it kill you

My dear, Find what you love and let it kill you. Let it drain you of your all. Let it cling onto your back and weigh you down into eventual nothingness. Let it kill you and let it devour your … Continue reading

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Fuel up people!

I am a coffee addict. How about you? What fuels your creativity? Related PostsThe book café we always wanted to have Art Journal Peek: Impossible to see the future is Collaged notebook covers + a owly

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Awesome Supplies | Go Create Gouache

I got a kit of gouache paint tubes from a friend. It’s my first try with gouaches since school, and it’s always fun to explore new paints. Gouache is similar to watercolors, but my watercolors are not in tubes, and … Continue reading

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Valentines Day Love List

I love creating art, craft, text, books – you name it. Here is a list of other things that is on my love list right now. Because, you know… love is in the air. I love Related PostsLemonade or as … Continue reading

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Right Snow

You can have brilliant ideas, but if you can’t get them across, your ideas won’t get you anywhere. Lee Iacocca There is snow covering the ground and the dangerous icy patches, right now. I took my camera out for snow … Continue reading

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STITCHED Video Workshop 2015

I am so happy to introduce you to an online class – where I am going to be one of the teachers! I’m part of Alma Stoller’s STITCHED 2015 – a yearlong class with lots of video workshops and inspiration! … Continue reading

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Dear Photo Diary | January Creativity

It’s the lens through which your brain views the world that shapes your reality. And if we can change the lens, not only can we change your happiness, we can change every single educational and business outcome at the same … Continue reading

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Fab Quote | Alice in Wonderland

If you don’t know where you are going, any road will get you there. Lewis Carroll The words are not an actual Carroll quote, it’s essentially a paraphrase of an exchange between Alice and the Cheshire Cat in Chapter 6 … Continue reading

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Blue Watercolor Mandala

Uncertainty is where things happen. It is where the opportunities — for success, for happiness, for really living — are waiting. Martha Nussbaum After I made some swatches with my new White Nights Watercolors, on loose paper and in my … Continue reading

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