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Join me in some art journal love

Dawn Vries Sokol is offering a ten-week “art journal stimulus project,” and, as she’s so wonderful & inspirational, I can’t help but sign up and give my 100% endorsement and encourage other journalers or would-be journalers to do the same! If you aren’t familiar with Dawn or her blog, maybe your familiar with her Art […]

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A touchstone for 2009

I’ve never been particularly taken with the idea of new year’s resolutions, though I’m sure I made them at some point in my life. Committing to improving myself is something I do year round, and I regularly revise my ideal version of myself—so doing something specific to January 1st doesn’t really appeal to me. When […]

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Modus Operandi: Travel Journal

Keeping a journal while on a road trip, vacationing with family, backpacking, or enjoying a summer escape not only leaves you with a one-of-a-kind memento at the end of your journey, it’s also a great exercise in restraint: What can you make and do with what’s at hand compared to the wealth of supplies and […]

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Modus Operandi: Three for the price of one

This modus operandi started out being about one thing, morphed into a second exploration, and ended up in far left field. If you include the subsequent “best laid plans gone awry” epiphany, I’d say it’s a grand slam! Today’s subject was first inspired by the July/August issue of Somerset Studio, which includes a feature on […]

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Playing catch up

(Note: This post is part of a series I am doing on my progress through Julia Cameron’s The Artist’s Way with a cadre of creative ladies. More info about this venture can be found in an earlier post and all of my related posts are under the artist’s way category.) Unbelievable. Have I really not […]

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