Tag Archives: acrylics

Creative Doodles that will Brighten your Mood

What do you do when things are hard, and you feel like you don’t have the strength or energy to move away from the situation you’re in? I see a lot of psychological advice on how to brighten your mood … Continue reading

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Art Journal Peek: Flying Elephants and More

An Art Journal Can be filled with just about Anything, and the rules you set up for yourself are there to help guide you towards your next page. If you don’t feel like following your own rules, then just ignore … Continue reading

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Experimenting with Index Card Art

In the beginning of June I shared that I was joining the summer challenge index-card-a-day, an Index Card Art Project open to everyone, and since then I have (almost) daily posted a painted index card to my instagram account and … Continue reading

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Art Journal Peek: Being An Artist on the Page

My idea of feminism is self-determination, and its very open-ended: every woman has the right to become herself, and do whatever she needs to do. Ani DiFranco As an artist on the page you’re like a human on the job. … Continue reading

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Art Journal Peek: Love Mandala

The treasures I find within are magic. And they do come out in art, so that they can be shared more easily. And there are endless treasures to be found, when we take the time to look… Each peek into … Continue reading

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Experiments with acrylic paint | smooch, rub, lift

Creativity is an elixir of life. It keeps us from being dried up and brittle by keeping the essence of our life-force juiciness channeling into new ideas, projects and visions. Heatherash Amara I love experimenting with acrylic paint. Making collage … Continue reading

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Illustrating Christmas

I have been illustrating Christmas in two recent paintings. They are not elaborate in style or detail, or even very thought through, but they’re my try at doing some kind of “design”, illustrating the season of Christmas in my own … Continue reading

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Art Journal Peek: Endless possibilities

An art journal gives you endless possibilities to be creative. There are always new, blank pages that is waiting around the corner – waiting for us to draw, paint, collage, create art or mess up. It’s a kind of magic … Continue reading

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Letting Creativity Loose

Always pass on what you have learned. Yoda Sometimes I forget how to do a collage, how to paint or how to draw. It feels like I’m lost, or like I’ve lost my ability to be creative. But then I … Continue reading

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Painting on Vintage Postcards

This summer I bought a whole pile of vintage postcards (not ever sent though) with motifs from around Sweden. You know the kind, postcards of buildings that might be bought as souvenirs but always are so darn boring to get … Continue reading

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