Tag Archives: Get Started Ideas

ICAD – Joining the Index Card A Day Challenge

I’m joining ICAD again this year, are you? I hope so, because I’d love to see what you make. Last year I filled 61 index cards with abstract art and learned a lot about what I like to paint. ICAD … Continue reading

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Going back to basics with your Artwork

Going back to basics today! When you take a longer break from your main art practice, it is sometimes hard to find your way back into the well known and comfortable making of art… You want to find your way … Continue reading

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Creating a Series of Postcards

When I am creating postcards I usually start by cutting ten or more pieces of paper to size. Cereal boxes are perfect material to use as a canvas for what ever medium I am choosing to work with, be it … Continue reading

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Get Started Ideas for Creative Play – using the Phone

Never before in history has innovation offered promise of so much to so many in so short a time… Bill Gates When there is nothing going on we pick up our smart phone and check what’s happening somewhere else. Through … Continue reading

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New Year Inspiration | Word Collage Prompt

My current diary will be full in just a few pages. I thought I’d pick a new one for January, but there are still a few white pages left in this one that I want to fill. I mostly write … Continue reading

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Try Tissue Paper Collage

Who doesn’t love and adore tissue paper? It’s available in so many pretty, bright colors (and patterns!) that my collection is still growing. I use it all the time, and thought I’d share a quick and super fun idea to … 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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On Deep Writing

This week I am finding my way back to writing by hand. At night I’ve been opening my diary and writing about this and that and nothing special. And it feels extremely good. Diary writing is something I do regularly … Continue reading

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Build a rainbow

Want to build a huge beautiful rainbow? This is my advice: pick just one colour and start there. If you try to start with all of the colours you end up with what is known as brain overload. The millions … Continue reading

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Inkblot exercise: What do you see?

My inkblot number 1. What do you see? I have learned how to do something called “inkblots” by Leah Piken Kolidas of Creative Every Day. I was so inspired after watching one of her videos I had to make my … Continue reading

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