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Spent half of each of the last three days flogging away at a piece of writing that just won’t be tamed. Lots of wildness but nothing that fits the form I have been intending for it. 340 more words


The 22-minute collage

My Woman’s Power Returns Again…


Loving it 'til you know what it is...a continuing practice

I’ve written elsewhere about the practice of “loving it ’til you know what it is”, a useful improvisation game that invites us to trust the body and… 195 more words


Tales From The Edge Of My Living Room

I wanted to share with you a poem that I recently submitted to an online magazine. Writing this poem was an interesting and new experience for me because it was the first time I had written poetry with guidelines set by someone else. 307 more words


Creativity: Why rules are made to be broken

When was the last time you heard about someone who followed all the rules?

Creativity is a finicky beast. Every artist (music, written word, painter, etc.) has a completely different process. 507 more words


First steps with oil pastels

Inspired by a post on art journaling with oil pastels, I pulled out my box and started playing.

First, I added background and highlights to another chicken portrait: 38 more words


More 30-minute collages

Interesting new first-art-of-the-day ritual. 10 more words