Creativity Keeping Me Steady

I’ve completed 39 of 100 portraits in my 100 portraits challenge. I have no time frame to do them in. I just want to practice and keep learning how to develop my own creative expression on paper. The images above are the my three most recent drawings. Two are cross hatching with a micron penContinue reading “Creativity Keeping Me Steady”

Mindful Creativity

I’ve been exploring mindful creativity through my art and journal writing practice. It is way of connecting with my inner creativity and continuing to learn that art and writing are tools which bring me completely into the present moment. My portrait practice has slowed but I am continuing to make progress both in creative expressionContinue reading “Mindful Creativity”

Art and Writing Practice

It’s been some time since I last wrote a blog post. I’ve been continuing my art and writing practice while also working. Below is my latest portrait. I’m continuing to practice my portraiture skills and my crosshatching skills. This is portrait 29 of 100. Below are some progress photos of my most recent portrait.  Continue reading “Art and Writing Practice”

A little art video

I’m in the middle of learning how to set up my camera and record myself doing art so I can create more skillshare courses. I’d like to create one on drawing intricate line drawings. So, today, I set up the camera and played around with recording. Then I put the videos on iMovie and createdContinue reading “A little art video”

Seeking a simple life – Minimalism

On my way to work this week, I hit the highway at 5.30am. The world around me was ink-black and cars on the highway flashed bright lights like stars in my side mirrors. I was merging into the traffic and it was hard to tell how far away the cars and trucks zooming down theContinue reading “Seeking a simple life – Minimalism”

Brisbane Mind Body Spirit Festival 2018

My best friend, Edward Spellman, wrote a spiritual memoir about his life (and spiritual) experiences called Uriel’s Gift. It’s a book about his spiritual experiences in life after a near death experience. That’s only the beginning and the book has many levels to it. I’ll admit, it’s not for everyone and can be challenging toContinue reading “Brisbane Mind Body Spirit Festival 2018”

Relaxation is … a cattery, animal companions and a new chair

About a month ago I moved house and when I got set up in my new place it was finally time to put together my cat’s cattery.  I’d bought it a while ago but had no where to put it as I knew I’d be moving, so it sat in big boxes in the shedContinue reading “Relaxation is … a cattery, animal companions and a new chair”