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Opening Up to Inspiration

I don’t like to pack, because it makes me antsy. I start thinking about all the things I haven’t finished yet, and that I now will have to prospone. No matter how many fun and exciting reasons I had for … Continue reading

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Giveaway | Planning to learn in Online Workshop

I am one of the art journaling teachers at the 21 Secrets Workshop Fall 2015 as you all know, and I’ve been given two workshops to give away. You can enter the giveaway below and you get points for helping … Continue reading

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Celebrating Lifelong Learning

Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever. Mahatma Gandhi I think life is a long learning opportunity, if we allow it to. To learn new things is super fun too. That’s … Continue reading

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The Quick Way to Learn How to Draw a Face

We are all drawn to faces, and we draw faces all the time in our art. You want to draw a pretty face, right? Me too. But it’s not as easy as you think, right? Wonky eyes, doll like mouth … Continue reading

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Collage studies in a series

One of the ideas in Jane Davies great book Collage journeys is to do all her exercises as a series of collages. She suggests that you assemble a group of materials that you find interesting or challenging and primarily use … Continue reading

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Collage: Just be brave

Original Art Collage: “Man or mouse” (or just be brave). 20 x 20 centimeters (7.8 x 7.8 inches). Sold. When I look at this collage, one that I did in November, I notice how much I love it. Also, I … Continue reading

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My lovely hand dyed fabric pile

My lovely pile of hand dyed fabrics! This year I’ve experimented with the idea of “making the material my own” more than ever before. I love the idea of dying and not just using store bought and ready to go … Continue reading

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Online Learning

Learning new things Lately I’ve been thinking about how I am inspired and how I learn new things. I think written classes can be fun, but I am most inspired with IRL teaching or videos online. I love love love … Continue reading

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Photography Question: What matters most?

I take a lot of photos all the time, it is all apart of my project to document life. A Document Life Project that has been going on since I first got my wee hands on a camera when I … Continue reading

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I Am Magic (inspired by 21 secrets)

Magic is believing in yourself, if you can do that, you can make anything happen. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe As I’ve mentioned before part of teaching a class with others is that you get to take the other’s classes too, … Continue reading

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