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Black Lives Matter

Black Lives Matter

Black lives matter is a movement, a truth and a statement I will always sign. In fact, it is baffling to me that not everyone can or will or want to do that. That not everyone is raised to understand this truth… I think it’s time we all step up, and state our anti-racism everywhere, […]

Starry Nights and Wintery Scenes

Starry Nights and Wintery Scenes

For a while now I’ve been paying member of the workshop community called Skillshare. It’s a great resource for creatives, where you once you pay the fee, have instant access to all of their thousands of online workshops. There are workshops on digital communication and marketing, how to edit video and production work, sewing, crafting, […]

365 Collages | Week 9 | Lifelong Learning

365 Collages | Week 9 | Lifelong Learning

Commit yourself to lifelong learning. The most valuable asset you’ll ever have is your mind and what you put into it. Brian Tracy Marching to my own Drum, a collage by iHanna. Still influenced by Easter colors with these 7 collages made during this past Easter holiday. They are number 57 to 63 of 365 […]

Collage studies in a series

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 those materials. That’s what I have done here. It’s about getting started, and I really […]

Collage: Just be brave

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 think I know what’s wrong with the once I started this week. They’re too much […]

My lovely hand dyed fabric pile

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 materials. In a class I took we experimented with these fun fabric colours, called Omeaga […]

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 watching other people create! My favorite kind of classes is not posted daily but the […]

Walking in this World

Walking in this World

When we walk, the two halves of our brains converse. Julia Cameron I read Julia Cameron’s book The Artist Way a few years ago… Now it is time to read her again. Have you Have you read the sequel (it’s called Walking in this World) to the famous first book yet? If not maybe you […]