2018 looked like…


2018’s been a soupy sort of year, it feels like all the days and weeks swirled up together, undefined and drifty. It’s fun to go back and look at these memories I caught as they floated by. It feels like a reset: Ready to begin again.

New year: new art journal. Finding connections, exploring rabbit-holes.

“What the caterpillar calls the end, the rest of the world calls a butterfly.”

 – Lao Tzu

Inspired by……………….
Ali Brown
Hali Karla
Michele Theberge
Following the White Rabbit

Re-exploring Watercolor, Birthday weekend in Barcelona. Beginnings.

You can’t depend on your eyes when your imagination is out of focus.

– Mark Twain

Studio spring-clean, surprise snow, finally spring.

“The chief enemy of creativity is good sense.”

― Pablo Picasso

listening to……………..

“Start Where You Are”Pema Chödrön
“The Butterfly Effect” – Jon Ronson
“What is the Bible…” – Rob Bell
Reply All Podcast

The start of the 100 Day Project (still a work in progress – watch this space!)

listening to……………..

The Sketchbook Project 2018 (planning 2019’s book already). Painty Paws.

What if the question is not why am I so infrequently the person I really want to be, but why do I so infrequently want to be the person I really am?”  

~ Oriah Mountain Dreamer

Heatwave, Human Design, Resistance, Repeating patterns, Reminders.

“Our job in this life is not to shape ourselves into some ideal we imagine we ought to be, but to find out who we already are and become it.” 

― Steven Pressfield, “The War of Art”

listening to……………..

Extraordinary English Summer!!

listening to……………..

Sewing, Sari Silk, Daydreams, Doodles.

“Your life is your life.
Know it while you have it.
You are marvellous.
The gods wait to delight in you”

―   Charles Bukowski

listening to……………..

The Tiny Book Collaboration, Dying Paper & Fabrics

“The thoughts we choose to think
are the tools we use to paint the canvas of our lives.” 

―  Louise Hay

listening to……………..

“Do the Work” – Steven Pressfield
“The Untethered Soul” – Michael A Singer
Peak Human Podcast
The Mormon and the Meth-head Podcast

Gustav Klimt in Paris, piles of pebbles in Cyprus. Shavasana.

“Just for now,without asking how, let yourself sink into stillness.

Just for now, be boundless, free, with awakened energy tingling in your hands and feet. Drink in the possibility of being who and what you really are – so fully alive that the world looks different, newly born and vibrant, just for now..”

―  Danna Faulds

Inspired by……………….
Stasia Savsuk “Change your pants, change your life”
A Small Wardrobe
Frank James
Katwise
Susannah Conway

listening to……………..

Accidental art from my desk, Deliberate art on Etsy. Full circle.

“We’re all just walking each other home”

―  Ram Das

Whatever 2018 has brought to you, I wish you a shiny bright new start today. X


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