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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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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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Because sketching is more fun if there is the possibility of poking your eye out

Sometimes on your adventure you hear one sentence.  You meet one person.  And this chance moment changes your whole path.  It sends you in the direction you are meant to go. I only jumped back into learning from other people … Continue reading

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I got tagged which is an excuse to practice my Oscar speech

So, my gorgeous friend and creative cheerleader Robyn from Purple Salt tagged me in some kinda round robin, chain blog post thing.  I’m not really a tag you’re it, pass it on kinda girl.  But I am a chatterbox, so … Continue reading

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Finding my own style

I’ve mentioned the beautiful talk I had with Jane Davenport before.  The one about finding your own style.  And while I kinda got what she was saying at the time, it has truly clicked and resonated with me the last … Continue reading

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Goodbye 39

Goodbye 39 You are the year I felt most like myself. You are the year I got to connect with art in the deepest way. Art has called to me for the longest time and this year… the year of … Continue reading

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Owl Journal Page

Have you seen the Creative Jumpstart Video by Dina Wakley?  It has been a great jump start for me and the fear of the white page.  This week I finished off a couple of journal pages that were  partly started … Continue reading

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Donna Downey Altered Brush Project

  I signed up for this at 5am one morning on the spur of the moment – Donna Downey’s Altered Brush Project.  What was I thinking?  It must have been an early morning haze.  I’ve never done an altered brush … Continue reading

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The stamps are here

The stamps are finally back from the manufacturer – oh, the waiting!  I am so happy with how they have turned out.  I’ve been playing a lot with tags and just testing them out on scrap bits of paper.  I’ve … Continue reading

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