A three ply art project in the making: This is my Inktober inspired Sketchbook Project for Twelvty 2018: Three ideas smooshed together between the covers of a 5 x 7 inch book which will be the springboard into a new adventure for next year. ........this is a story that began in July........ Part One: The … Continue reading a braid of ideas
Twelve Colors in Twelve Months: 2017 is my year full of color. I called it Twelvty. Because that's just the way my mind works... and because I like made up words. Each month I take another step around the color wheel, and focus on making art in just this color. I like the liminal places … Continue reading My Indigo June
In my year full of color, I'm taking one step around the color each month. 12 colors in 12 months. It's a logical progression at a steady pace that suits my practice well. I'm documenting and sharing my experience as I go in an online program, TWELVTY, along with all the myriad resources I gather … Continue reading Little Green Things
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Y’now I've been immersed in color for the last few months. Not my usual multi-colored chaos (although there’s no escaping that) – but a very specific niche of color – as I explore and examine the color wheel. It’s a project I played with a few years ago keeps returning to in one way or another. … Continue reading A life of its own…
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Continuing from yesterpost, as I'm finding my place in this book, it's finding its place in my days. I'm loving the contrast of my art against the books original purpose (which I spoke of more over here). The waves and the lines criss-crossing the verbal nonsense. More than this I'm enjoying the meditation of the evening ritual this book … Continue reading on letting go, on moving on
Do you have daily practices? I kinda do, but my progress moves like a caterpillar - that scrunching-stretching motion, so while it averages out as daily, it might not always be technically daily. This is the thing: - I'm acknowledging this now instead of berating myself. I'm learning my rhythms and working within them. I'm letting the process … Continue reading daily learning
Y'know the thing, where you've cleared some time, you've made some space, you've got peace and quiet for a reasonable stretch of time. All those obstacles that prevent you from creating in the usual day-to-day-ness of life............. ........... and where's your muse gone? ...... when did that perpetual freaking flood of imagination dry up? Sometimes (I think) when the ideas sense … Continue reading where’s my muse gone?
Yesterday I was sharing about the ugly side of creativity. When it's in that worse before it gets better zone. The only way outa here is forward: Charge on forward through this zone. If you can't carry on right now, let it rest.Let it settle. When you come back it's going to look different: … Continue reading the other side of the ugly (18/52)