Stretch Your Artistic Self on Canvas

The creative way does not depend on technique or years of training as an artist. It is simply a way of allowing one’s feelings and energy to flow across a canvas in a process of discovering what unfolds. This  collage of seagulls at sunset was created with the use of recycled plaster rolls, used to

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Spring Equinox Blooms Your Creative Self

As spring arrives this week, many people in the northern hemisphere are performing rituals that help to welcome the energy of spring and the inherent abundance  of the season. Rituals do not have to be complicated or religious in nature–rituals can be as simple as mindfully appreciating the energy of the season and doing something

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Art Allows us to Heal, Integrate and Grow

Creative expressions help us to nourish physical and emotional well being by facilitating higher levels of alpha brain wave states which occur when we focus on a creative process. Alpha brain waves states are naturally calming and help us to process stressful emotions, which often have negative impact on health. Often times, artists describe themselves

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A Tree Grows from Gratitude

  In the fall of 2012, five ladies gathered to explore the concept of a open space that nourishes creative energies. During what seemed to be originally a “woman focused” meeting, one of the husbands  of the ladies playfully interrupted the meeting by showing the group these incredible images of the El Tule tree growing

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