Author Archives: Coral

The Shrine of Creativity

The vague idea of a shrine has been haunting me for a little while.  Some of my art SHeroes have them – next to their workspace, throughout their house, as part of their classes.  It feels like something I need … Continue reading

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Retreating into autum

Autumn is my season.  When the weather cools, I retreat.  Into what feels like home.  Into myself.  Warm clothes, snuggling under blankets, sleeping in.  It has become my time to look at my year so far, and to look at … Continue reading

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The Do Over

I’ve been hearing the calling to write and that includes coming back home.  To my word haven.  To my blog. I look back on previous posts, remembering I never wanted to write like “the cat in the hat”. But I … Continue reading

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Art is You Qld – Day 2

Sallianne, our cheerleader of the weekend is discussing being bold and fearless this morning and encourages us to do this in our everyday as well as in our classes.  I know how it feels to hide in my comfort zone … Continue reading

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Art Is You Qld – Day 1

I booked Art Is You over 6 months ago.  And I had been gathering supplies for my classes for the last 2 months.  Finally –  it was time to dive into the adventure. As I walked through the corridor, I … Continue reading

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The shift.

I’m calling it The Shift. I haven’t blogged for most of the year but I have been art journalling…  And while each page has been an adventure in learning and I’ve been growing, I also know something has been missing. … Continue reading

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The life and art lessons I learned from 2015

Have you heard the saying ‘Some years ask questions and some years give answers?’ 2015 has been a learning and growing year for me. It’s involved some personal epiphanies and transformations as well as some hard decisions.  And along the … Continue reading

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Guided by Stars

There is a beautiful idea of making dreams come true by journaling about them – mystically manifesting your dreams into reality. Anahata Katkin has talked about it.  And so has Jane Davenport. I have an A3 journal I was given … Continue reading

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When you let the world in…

Forgive me readers. For I have not blogged. It has been 3 months since my last blog post. Confession over. So… where oh where have I been? Pondering life and art and my place in the world basically. My one … Continue reading

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Jane Davenport Mentor Retreat and an epiphany

I’ve just come back from a Mentor Artist Retreat at Jane Davenport’s house.  She calls her home “The Nest”.  I always thought the name was super cute.  But after this retreat, it seems to mean so much more.  New beginnings, … Continue reading

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