Tag: art musings

July 25, 2022

Okay, now this is cool!

How is life in your corner of the world? I hope you’re keeping safe and grounded in these times of turmoil, if you’re struggling; I understand and hold you in my heart. I love you, I’m sorry. It’s hard, I know. Life continues to be difficult for many of us. The only way I know Read More

November 19, 2021

Book of Days & Make a Journal ep.8

How are you over there? Are you settling into the end of the 2021 year? To be honest with you: it’s all been a bit of a blur to me, still so much is going on with the pandemic and general turmoil; I’ve been pretty down/ blue with it all. At times I just want Read More

October 29, 2021

Poetry & Art

I just had a coaching session with the amazing Sarah Peyton (she does trauma work) in which we discussed how sometimes we find vices that provide a sense of comfort that usually mothering provides. It was a fascinating session and reminded me how important it is to develop a practice of gentle self care that includes respectful self-connection and Read More

October 26, 2021

Self Empathy Portrait

How have you been doing since the Life Book Taster Sessions finished? Going through art withdrawal symptoms? I totally understand! When I don’t art for a while, I really feel it! Art withdrawal symptoms tend to manifest as feeling grumpy, ungrounded and stuck! Luckily there are always solutions to art withdrawal! Firstly; come join us on Life Read More

October 21, 2021

Finish a journal – Episode 7

NEW Episode: Finish A Journal! Yay!! Did you know that I have heaps and heaps of art journals? And did you know that pretty much NONE of them are fully finished/ filled up? Ha! It kinda breaks my heart when I go through my journals and it’s a mixed bag of ‘beautifully finished pages’ and ‘meh what is Read More

August 09, 2021

The Beast

The Beast. I spent 4 hours wrestling with this beast of a painting last night. It’s a beast because it’s large 20 x 20”, and it’s a beast because it was created on heavy, cradled (maple) wood board. It was also a beast because it fought me with a snarl, tooth and nail. You likely Read More