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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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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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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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The Night Faerie

I’m doing an online course with Jane Davenport called “JOYNAL”.  It’s all about fairies and mermaids and drawing and colouring.  It’s soooo challenging – in a good way – especially as someone who couldn’t draw before I started doing Jane’s … Continue reading

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What happens when you get to play at Jane Davenport’s house

I got to play at Jane Davenport’s house again.  I’d only been at her house in October last year, but I jumped at the chance to go again.  As in – I booked an hour after she announced it – … Continue reading

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Calms the storm

I am in love with the Journal I Can’t Tear The Pages Out Of.  Before I got it, I would go all pouty sooky face saying ‘this sucks’, rip the page out and start something new, still stewing over not … Continue reading

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A girl and her dress

So after the first journal page that I was super duper happy with – I wondered if I would do another page ‘as good’.  I know it’s weird but I feel like that whenever I am super chuffed with something … Continue reading

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What happens when you buy a journal you can’t tear the pages out of

I’ve never shied away from admitting I’m a ‘bin girl’.  All the journals I’ve worked in up to this point have been visual diaries with the spiral binding.  Which means I’ve freely torn pages out and binned them when it … Continue reading

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Jane Davenport Weekend Retreat

Guess who got to spend the long weekend at Jane Davenport’s house? I arrived at The Nest (her gorgeous acreage home) and went up to the deck in the sunshine to meet her, a bit nervous but excited too.  She … Continue reading

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Donna Downey Class

As you know from my post last week, I got to do a class with Donna Downey.  As in THE Donna Downey. Very, very cool.  She is wickedly funny, doesn’t take herself or art too seriously and my favourite part … Continue reading

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