Author Archives: Coral

Goodbye 2018

Goodbye 2018.  You were much fucking harder than I expected you to be. You were an 11 year. I was expecting magic. And yes, that came too. But there were some brutal lessons in the finding of magic. That part … Continue reading

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Anthems

Sometimes, when things are changing; when you need courage –  you need something to hold on to.  Something to give you the strength you aren’t sure you can muster.  For me, it’s an anthem. I was once sitting at traffic … Continue reading

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Not This

Elizabeth Gilbert has a Facebook post titled – Not This It’s about not knowing what you want or what you should be doing other than NOT THIS. Danielle LaPorte, my other wise woman has recently talked about burning down the … Continue reading

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Sketchbox Unboxing February 2018

My Artsista and creature conjurer Laurie from My Little Creatures gifted me a three month subscription to Sketchbox for my birthday.   Yes, she got me three months of birthday presents!  Now you know why I love her so much. … Continue reading

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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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