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“Ransom Note” Poetry

'Ransom Note' Poetry 6

I didn’t actually begin this art journal page with a poem in mind. It was one of those lovely serendipitous things that seems to form on its own. I’m reading Elizabeth Gilbert’s book Big Magic:Creative Living Beyond Fear in which she talks about ideas looking for someone to give them physical form. That’s how this creative […]

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Making Dreams Real

Planning the Labyrinth

Have you ever had a dream that wouldn’t go away? Something you could see so clearly that it was almost…but not quite…real? I saw a quote recently that said something like a goal without action is just a dream. So I decided to take action on a dream I’ve had for about 16 years.

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Making Space

These last 4 weeks I committed to a daily creative practice – which I’m pleased to say I’ve honoured pretty well. Along the way I learned how important it is to have a place for my art supplies. When I have to hunt for them,  it annoys the muse and she doesn’t hang around very long, impatient minx […]

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Castles In The Air

This month I decided it was high time to develop a more consistent creativity habit. I started out with the ambitious idea to create an art journal and work in it every day. Then I realised making it TOO big is always a recipe for failure for me. So I scaled down my vision for now. I wanted […]

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