Author Archives: Coral

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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I want to be my own damn hero

So, I’m gonna be brutally honest.  I think it’s all part of the adventure and I want other girls reading this to get the true story.  Including the bits that aren’t going to plan. I started my #5am workouts on … Continue reading

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#Project Get Strong

  #Project Get Strong I’m a sweet tooth. It’s my weakness.  Baskin and Robbins icecream, especially their original chocolate and honey macadamia.  Byron Bay Malteaser gelato comes pretty darn close too.  Biscuits like Tim Tams and Monte Carlos.  And I’m … Continue reading

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That time Christy Tomlinson came to play with us in Australia

I arrived at Jane Davenport’s “The Nest”.  I’ve been here before and every time I walk up the driveway it happens.  The world just falls away.  My shoulders relax, a wave of bliss washes over me and I feel myself … Continue reading

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Art Is You – Part 3

You read about the amazing community of like minded girls (and one guy).  You’ve read about my class with Andrea Matus DeMeng.  Now my class with Michael DeMeng. I did a class with Michael 5 years ago and he remembers … Continue reading

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Art Is You – Part 2

So you read about the awesome girls (and one guy) I met.  How they made the weekend all the more awesome.  About the friendships and connections.  So what about the classes I hear you ask. Tell us about the classes! … Continue reading

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Art Is You Queensland – Part 1

Where to start, where to start…… [Warning – this is gonna be a long one] I arrived at Novotel Twin Waters Resort in Queensland.   Had to do a lap of honour because all the parks at the foyer entry were … Continue reading

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