Tag Archives: creativity

Playing with Barbies.


Lately I’ve been messing around with making strange art dolls. Here is an example.  Yep…pretty weird I know.  I made her face with scrunched up aluminium foil and some kind of wall plaster stuff. Because I don’t have any polymer … Continue reading

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The disaster zone.


If I were really pretentious I’d say I have an “art studio” But I’m not a pretentious sort of person, so I could say  “My craft room”, but it’s not really a room, because it’s a garage, and I’ve seen … Continue reading

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Is that art?


Art, as we all know, is totally subjective.  It all depends on what people make of it, and some people make a hell of a lot out of a simple squiggle. Reminds me of something I saw on Facebook recently … Continue reading

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It is what it Isn’t!


I’m in this mad creative frenzy at the moment.  Funny how that happens. You go through periods where your inspiration just dries up and it’s like you are trudging through this vast desert of “what the heck am I supposed … Continue reading

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Brushing off the cobwebs…


Hello…..hellooo…helloooo…hellooooooo! It’s echoing in here. I know, it’s because the few people I may have got even vaguely interested in what I had to say have now long gone, bitten the dust, in search of more exciting blog fodder. Life … Continue reading

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Musings on creativity.


I don’t know what other people do with the hurt that they have stored up inside. I suppose some people are just able to “let it go”. They say they do anyway but part of me can’t quite believe this. … Continue reading

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When life steers you in a direction…


The other night my husband and I went for a late evening walk with the dog. It was just getting on dark and when we arrived the park looked pretty deserted save for a young couple we saw in the … Continue reading

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Creative people = Messy people?


So last night- well this morning at about 2 am my daughter and I sneaked into my husbands room as he slept and rearranged everything. Put all his things in different spots. The reason we did this is because we … Continue reading

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Please look and feel something.


Lately I have been reading a lot of articles on photography and one of the contentious issues that always seems to froth to the top is the issue of whether or not photo editing using Photoshop or Lightroom is considered … Continue reading

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An old dog learns new tricks!


Photoshop has been the bane of my life for so long now to the point where I’d almost given up on it because it was doing my head in. I think it is the most un- intuitive photo editing program … Continue reading

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