10 creative things you can do on a walk

Notice shadows Notice sounds Take photos of flowers Look at doorways Notice tiles See how many birds you can see Walk each block with a different posture and see how that feels Keep your eyes peeled for bees, beetles, butterflies and other insects Notice different shaped leaves Imagine your feet are creating a mark in…

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Who wants to play?

Who needs an an infusion of deep, soulful, playful creativity at their next face to face event!?? I’m open to fresh collaborations in Australia in 2018 (or Europe May/June 2018). I would love for the right fresh fun collaboration plans to wing my way. Imagine…. 🌟A visioning session before your content master class, to connect…

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Press pause and make version 1.0

When we are creative it can feel like we have never ‘arrived’ at the structure of the thing we want to work on. The big picture decisions keep shifting and changing – so how are we ever meant to knuckle down and make the thing when we haven’t landed on the design yet? This happened to…

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It matters! Arts and culture for kids

“The arts and culture are not an add-on, or a nice-to-have, but are part of the fabric of our society, and that young people have a right to experience the best, and to be given the opportunity to make their own contribution to the continual reshaping of our civilization. We must celebrate our successes, build…

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Creative Project – Barbara talks about making creativity at the heart of her life

Welcome to the Creative Project! This is the third interview in a series I’m doing with people who are working on a creative passion project in their lives. By ‘creative project’ I don’t mean just things related to the arts – but anything that is about bringing something fresh into the world, creating something that wasn’t there before and…

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How to get your art into the world

So you have LOTS of artworks. Maybe yours or your kids. Some are great and you love, some are ok but you don’t feel like pinning them to the wall, and hey the fridge is already crowded. You don’t know what to do with them but you love them and don’t want to put them…

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Making something new

This week I was introduced to the ‘Dotee Doll’. So named apparently after the woman that invented the pattern. I came across her in an art swap group that I am in and an online art friend Roz called the swap. I made one on Wednesday night and found it very do-able even in front…

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(A little rant) What about daily art?

What about daily art? The music we sing to ourselves. The songs we could sing at our gatherings. The artworks we could make to mark transitions and stages in our own lives and those around us? What of the weaving of cloth, the designing of clothes, the making of our own furniture, the amusing of…

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