I love art, and I love trying as many styles as I can. I’m good at some, and not so good at others. I love to discover new art styles that I never dreamed existed through other talented artists, who excel in areas that I don’t. I’m not discouraged by their greatness. I’m ok… Continue reading Session 115: Art Appreciation–Visit an Art Exhibit or Watch an Artist Documentary
Write or print out a poem, story or list you’d like to memorize today. Then think of an exercise to do while you recite your piece. You’re going to use this when you need a quick mind re-set. Some suggestions for you: 1. Punch out Morse code on a punching bag. A=punch kick, B=kick punch… Continue reading Session 114: Active Memorization
If you had a totem/daemon/patronus/spirit animal, what would it be? Once you’ve decided, make one out of clay. Make it small enough to fit in your hand. There are many references online to study the characteristics of your specific animal. (You may want to look at these before you choose) Set an intention to go… Continue reading Session 113: Make a Tiny Animal Totem
Expect to get sweaty today! Pick one room, empty it out completely, sweep/mop/vacuum the floor, then put the furniture back in a completely different way! Only put back what you really want, and give away/throw away the rest. Depending on the amount of stuff you have, it may take longer than our usual hour, so… Continue reading Session 112: Re-arrange Your Furniture
There are activities that need doing before holidays arrive, and that’s when they’ve truly begun. You may have to put out certain decorations, play music, bake a certain food, or in our case, make crafts! Our eggs are hard boiled and ready for coloring. This weeks’ session is for holiday crafting. You can decorate eggs… Continue reading Session 111: Holiday Crafting
Enjoy a week of catching up on the last ten sessions!
I want to share an art project that has the qualities of mosaic without the need of special tools or messy grout, and its reusable! The background is a piece of board painted black, then given a coat of clear lacquer. While that’s drying, get busy making the “tiles” out of Sculpey clay. Roll the… Continue reading Session 110: Mosaic Play with Clay Tiles