Let Life Flow

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Here is a time-lapse video from my Saturday workshop. I absolutely love the acrylic pouring technique. It takes hours to choose then mix up the paint and chemicals in separate little containers before you actually pour them together and then onto your canvas.  IT IS MESSY, but once you do release the paint it is so beautiful to watch your …

Creativity – Leap into the Unseen

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If I wasn’t in love with creativity, I wouldn’t be here posting this out into cyberspace right now.   Why ? Creativity is about risk. About leaping into things we can’t see. It is about finding the courage to seek beyond the ordinary, the regular and the usual. It teaches us to look for the magic in everything and in …

Practicing Reserection

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Flying through harsh weather. I am struggling and yearning. Is life meant for me to practice resurrection ? Floating as grace under fire, with an open heart, I call out to others to let them know that they too are loved  and looked for, when lost. I may become their home for a while, detached, I inspirit them,  then leave, …

Acrylic Pouring

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I Absolutely love this process. I held a mini workshop a few nights ago in my studio and the results were amazing. What could be better then a group of happy,  beautiful women, (few bottles of wine, etc.). We allowed our minds to explode and come to life along side our  creativity . We had so much fun. We laughed …

The Love Hate Rivalry between Picasso and Matisse

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There are many ways to describe the relationship between Picasso and Matisse.  It could be called a rivalry, a creative dialogue, often referred to as  a chess game. Matisse himself once compared it to a boxing match. But it also became the abiding friendship of two creative geniuses as titans who, daring to paint the ugly, transformed our sense of …

Generosity

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Be generous. Generous with your time your thoughts, your feelings, your love. Both towards yourself and to others, without expectations. Generosity doesn’t necessarily mean money. Be giving. Listen, help. Live your life like a work of the art. Be present with your hands open, reaching outwards and your hearts full, and give. Give smiles, give compliments, give glances, give kindness, …