Category Archives: Creative habits

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How to start playing with New Art Materials

Does your newly bought paints sometimes stay in the wrapping they came in? Do you hesitate to break open the pretty stickers you just got? Or do you keep buying new, fun material without actually using it? Then I’ve got … Continue reading

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How to keep Organized with a 365 Project

Promising your creative readers a post with organizational tips might be like promising to send out packages of free gold nuggets… I can see the glimmer in your eyes, because I am the same. I love learning how others organize … Continue reading

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How to Plan for a 365 Project of your own

Having a year-long project is one of the best ways to create a creative practice! If you feel like you want to be more creative but don’t find the right time to start, or don’t find enough time, I recommend … Continue reading

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Planning for Week in the Life

Last year I meticulously documented an entire week of my life in photos and words. I took a lot of self portraits but also brought my cameras to work, to a party, for walks in nature and in the city … Continue reading

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My Desk, No Gloss

I know lots of people who function brilliantly within a chaotic studio. I’m just not one of them. I need spareness but… I’m no neatnik (!) so order doesn’t come naturally to me. It’s an ongoing effort. A big effort. … Continue reading

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Celebrating Nine Years of Blogging

What you do every day matters more than what you do once in a while. Gretchen Rubin When a a Blog turns Nine Years Old that is old. Ooooold I tell ya! Reeeally really old in the blogosphere. Especially since … 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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365 Collages | Week 1

The first week of 365 Collages in 2013 I made two pink collages, two green, one brown papered, one multi colored – and one b/w. I really really dislike one of these, but I’ve scanned it anyway. Part of doing … Continue reading

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365 in 2013: Collage as Focus

When you do something all the time, even if you move too slowly for others to notice, the constant motion produces surprising volume and achievement. /Jude Hill How about #365in2013? I have made collages for many years now. It feels … Continue reading

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Summer time crafting

One of my favorite creative habits in summer is mom and me craft-time. Well, it’s a favorite any time of the year but in summer we often set up camp in the veranda of my parents house. If it’s a … Continue reading

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