I started working on a simple illustrated journal on May 1st. Short daily entries in colored pencil and china marker, … More
The “All you really need is Soup Project” has come to an abrupt end, in this era of social distancing.
However, its spirit lives on and self-care, in the shape of access to cheap, fresh, nutritious food, seem more important now than ever.
Or, how to use color to counter cold-season induced emotional misery.
“Home is where you can get in your flow”.
One year after moving to Minnesota, I felt terribly “un-rooted”. I couldn’t relate to my new surroundings, let alone connect with them.
But a 16000-folds journey transformed me.
You read a lot about artists and the impostor syndrome, this crippling and persistent fear of being exposed as a “fraud”. I’m not sure what happened to me qualifies as a bout of impostoritis, but I have been downright mean to myself. And here is how I stopped.
Tackling a massive art project without a plan might sound insane. Especially when you have a child, a day-job and house chores to deal with. But working without a plan doesn’t mean working without any rules.
There is no time for lengthy introductions during those busy first weeks of school. Other parents like smooth interactions. They want to make sure you seem realtively sane and, possibly, that you will volunteer at school and attend P.T.A. meetings.