The blossoms are out

Today, the blossoms are out, it’s the beginning of September, and its finally spring in Australia, It’s a day for new beginnings, the sun is warm, and life begins to unwind, unraveling, taking a big stretch and return, after a long winter, Its like the world is taking a big deep breathe . A few years ago, I started to paint, I had no idea where it would lead me, or the lessons and places I would go, I certainly never dreamed I would be here today . I have …

Creating tip sheet

Creating can be messy, complicated, and scary, Show up anyway. There is no right and no wrong way to create, So Be Curious, Be Brave, You are enough. 13 tiny pleasures that will encourage your creative spirit. – Walk on the grass (with bare feet) – Sit in Silence and focus on Breathing from your core. – Go to an art Gallery – Create a relaxation play list and listen to it. – Go to the beach or a location near water by yourself – Attend a Yoga /Meditation class …

creating space

When I started to create art, I realized the importance of having a space, making art, allowing your creative process to flow is an honour, it is a space where you can connect, to lean into your whole self and to be present To do this , it is important to create a ritual and a physical space, giving permission to claim art making as sacred and important. It doesn’t have to be big and lavish, or even a permanent space, I have met artists who create amazingness from under …

Arting- quieting the loud

I always thought there was a special power, a talent that you needed to have to create “art”, or to become an artist. To be able to use special tools like a brush, or a palette knife, to create something that then touches someone’s heart. Then a few years ago, I was in a loud world, where nothing was making sense, the walls were moving, life was spinning, people were leaving the planet, and that wasn’t supposed to be the plan, my heart was broken.  I couldn’t hear for the …