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Gala Darling: Radical Self Love

Realize how amazing you are. There will never be anyone like you. Thats why it is so important to express yourself as much as you can if you dont, the world will miss out. Develop your talents. This will naturally make you feel good about yourself. Gala Darling Gala Darling: Radical Self Love, here […]

Trying to find My Truth in art

Instead of trying too hard to be original when we create, we should try to just be “true”. True to what we’re drawn to right now. To follow the hand as it reaches for the next paint tube, what ever colour it is. It feels like I haven’t made a real iHanna collage in months, […]

Finding your own style

I used to hope that I would “find my style” very soon. I longed to find it, somewhere, anywhere. But I was looking for it before I was ready to see. Then I relaxed a bit and found it was there all the time. But of course it is more developed now. More clear, and […]

The Perfect Protest

Everyone has his faults which he continually repeats; neither fear nor shame can cure them. Jean de La Fontaine From my Art Journal: A Perfect Mess: I don’t even want to be perfect! Is it a contradiction in terms to call your art and your life “a perfect mess” – or is it the only […]

Are you Proud enough

This is a vent. Be warned. Do you tell new people that you meet that you have a blog? Do you give out your blog address first thing? I don’t. Some people I’ve spent a lot of time with do not know that I keep a blog and was never really told. I have been […]

The power of the mind

While traveling by train this week (3 times!) I’ve listened to podcasts and knitted on a striped cap (thanks for sending me the pattern Elena!), thinking about the power of the mind… Listening to inspiring podcasts really is something I love to do, and when I find a new one I get all exited and […]