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Lately, when I tell people that I have an art studio in our home, I’m often asked, “What kind of art do you make?” My reply:  “Really cool mixed media!” I get the funniest looks…. Writing is easier to explain: I’m a freelance writer & blogger. Then, I can mention a few projects or share my blog title. Explanation clear. …

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Saw this image on Facebook today and couldn’t help but think that it was the quiet of my own ‘imaginary friends’ back in January/February that led me to discovering mixed-media art.  Yep, I’m a glass half-full sorta gal!  😉 Luckily, my imaginary friends now whisper encouragement to me when I’m creating my most favorite pieces of art:  …

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If you’ve ever read Harold and the Purple Crayon, then you already know about the whole ‘purple crayon imagination’ thing. For the rest of us, well, now we know, too!  I must admit, as an avid collector of children’s picture books, I’m not sure why I don’t own this simple, yet beautiful book about creativity and imagination. In …

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  What a great weekend at the Ringling College of Art and Design – growing, taking risks, breaking rules, making mistakes, and having fun! Hope yours was infused with some creativity, too.  🙂 Happy Monday!  

Are you creative? It’s amazing how often people say they aren’t. I’m fascinated by ‘creativity’ – the stuff that happens in the Right Brain – the process of creativity and the gazillion ways to demonstrate it, the psychological, spiritual, and physical need for it in my own life, and its incredibly important (and often overlooked) role in learning, so I was …

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Lately I’ve been immersed in things other than writing. Don’t get me wrong… the words are always there, but lately they’ve begun to write themselves in my head again, a whispered thought here and there…. I just haven’t been making time to sit down and type them out. After a few months of silence, the whispers are a good thing; like an …

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It’s funny what we can learn from seemingly difficult situations if we just take the time and trust the process, isn’t it? Lately, I’ve struggled with what to do when those voices inside our head take a break. Find the words and nurture the voices, of course! For as long as I can remember, words have been an important part …

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