artist’s way, week two: artist date

I few months ago, I purchased Darlene Olivia McElroy and Sandra Duran-Wilson's book, Surface Treatment Workshop: Explore 45 Mixed-Media Techniques. I stumbled upon it while aimlessly wandering through the vast world of  Since I received the book, I've looked through it a few times, noting techniques I'd like try.  I've attempted a couple.  However, I... Continue Reading →

artist’s way, week one: artist date

An important part of The Artist’s Way is setting up a weekly solo artist date. This consists of two hours a week for just the artistic me, a sort of solitary-play-date-for-creative-adults. For my first artist date, I did something that wasn't particularly impressive or interesting--but it was something I've been intending to do for a... Continue Reading →

artist’s way: introduction

I started Julia Cameron’s book/course, The Artist’s Way.  It had been mentioned in several articles and art blogs I read recently, so maybe the universe was like hey-carly-if-you-are-bored-or-something-maybe-give-this-book-a-go.  I figured for $16.00, it was worth a try.  It may provoke some different inspiration, confidence, or creativity. I'm nearing completion of week one of twelve.  I'm... Continue Reading →

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