Why The World Needs Artists, Now.

The World needs each one of us, to be an artist. To think, like an artist.  Now. Ok I admit it. As an artist, I am biased. However, no-one can deny times are exceptionally unique. Many of us haven’t seen any major world changing events in our lifetimes.  The coping strategies for This, may justContinue reading “Why The World Needs Artists, Now.”

Peacefully with Art

  Art can create Calm I changed my post at the last minute. I thought a friend would appreciate the peacefulness of the watercolor paintings instead.   Sometimes, its not, all about what I want! I will post the other post later, as I am rather excited with the images. Just, not today.    Continue reading “Peacefully with Art”

Time for a Zen Stroll

Peace Time to refill the wells from Nature. Time for a Zen Stroll. Is it just me, or does anyone else feeling a little bit hmm… bemused… lately?   Take a Walk It seems we are being bombarded with all sorts of news these days.   With the mind overloaded with the news, I decidedContinue reading “Time for a Zen Stroll”

The Fine Art of Self-Love

  Art, Self Love and 2020. 2020.  A new direction. A new dimension.    I loved 2019. I felt great, worked on some fabulous projects and took on more tasks than previous years. All the while, still feeling better than ever.  Amazing year.   Moving forwards is ingrained into me, I’m constantly trying to reachContinue reading “The Fine Art of Self-Love”

Cold Wax …. travel to a new place

  Inspiration 1:  The Book Anything with “Wabi Sabi” has my immediate attention, as many of you have guessed by now.  Wabi-wabi Painting with Cold Wax by Serena Barton  is on my list of Great Art Books to read. Beautifully laid out, logically presented and is easy to follow along and ‘ad lib.    Continue reading “Cold Wax …. travel to a new place”

Making Magic

We all, can make Magic. One way, or in another. In some measure. It doesn’t have to be “Art” nor music, nor even in the sciences. Maybe you are one of the generous ones, the kind and thoughtful ones. Sharing your enthusiasm and your knowledge freely. That. Is a special kind of magic. People don’tContinue reading “Making Magic”

Art – Acts of Creation

To Create What is it ‘to create?’ Why  might this interpretive definition be important to you? While I’m specifically  writing this article for the current participants of my courses in Perth, I feel it is  relevant for many others who’d like to be encouraged,  as they create. People who create things – ‘Creators’ We doContinue reading “Art – Acts of Creation”