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Make Your Own Stencils (Wednesday, 30 November 2016)

During art journal classes, the one thing that everyone seems to have great fun with is stencils.  Spraying ink over stencils, and rubbing back paint through stencils is one of the first lessons I teach in art journal class. It’s quick, easy, effective and seems to unleash our inner child faster than anything.

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5 Ways To Make Time For Creativity (Thursday, 11 August 2016)

People often ask me how I find time. Time to make art for exhibitions, time to write a book, time to make stuff. As though there could be some special, secret, time bending trick I might have discovered. I wish...
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Pencil Portrait Discoveries (Monday, 4 July 2016)

When our first grand baby – Payton – was born, I knocked out a pencil sketch portrait of her one day while in the waiting room for the torture chamber known as a mammogram. Sketching her was a delightful distraction from the...
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Junction Park Mosaic Mural - A Theodore Community Arts Project (Thursday, 11 July 2013)

That was fun. Full on, and at times overwhelming and a bit scary, but fun. Amanda, our very dedicated Community Development Officer approached me, what seems like years ago now - oh hang on, it was in fact two years...
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