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Modus Operandi: How’d they do that?

& we’re back! A little later than expected and a bit soggier, but modus operandi has returned. On to this week’s topic… One of my favorite things about mixed media collage is, of course, the fanatical use of layers and the level of customization within each layer. Learning to do this requires a great deal […]

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Modus Operandi: 18 Inspiration Prompts

Keep an art journal It’s a resource to gather inspirational images or quotes, collect and test your ideas, and track your progress as an artist. Stretch Sometimes getting up and out of the studio and moving around loosens you up creatively, too, and provides just the right scenario for coming up with the next best […]

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Recovering a sense of integrity

(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.) We’ve been at it a […]

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Modus Operandi: Workbooks and being an art student

I had something else planned for this week’s modus operandi, but something Collage Contessa shared via twitter has been percolating in my head, so I’m switching gears. In discussing coming to terms with the the idea of one’s workspace as a “studio,” Kris shared the definition of the word: STUDIO1. An artist’s workroom.2. An establishment […]

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Recovering a sense of power

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 one category.) As I’m reading through each chapter, I […]

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