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25 Small Changes to Improve Your Life

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25 Small Changes to Improve Your Life

                      A small action daily is infinitely better and more impactful than a massive change you can’t sustain. It’s also a realistic and attainable way to teach your brain healthy habits Start your day with at least one glass of water — hydrate before you get yourself a cup of coffee. Make time for a few minutes of quiet time to think about the good day ahead or prepare yourself for the day. Don’t get straight to your email just yet — take the morning in (sunrise and the peace...

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Why I Use The Lumber Yard For My Art Making Materials

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Why I Use The Lumber Yard For My Art Making Materials

  One thing I have learned as a practicing artist is Lumber yards offer great materials for art making at very reasonable costs. At Bolyard Lumber in   Birmingham, they let me have scored plywood for next to nothing. Then the guys in the yard cut it for me for a nominal rate.

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Three Ways I Get Inspired To Create Art

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Three Ways I Get Inspired To Create Art

When I was in art school, the professors used to say to use your source materials. Source materials are elements that are important to the artist to initiate  a creation. 

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20 Art Therapy Activities You Can Try At Home To Destress

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20 Art Therapy Activities You Can Try At Home To Destress

Here is an interesting article from Jan Shultis . 20 Art Therapy Activities You Can Try At Home To Destress Jan Shultis Read full profile  Share  Pin it  Tweet  Share  Email “Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.” – Pablo Picasso Art therapy is a broad term used to refer to the practice of creating as a way to heal wounds of the mind or spirit. While art therapists are employed with increasing frequency at hospitals, nursing homes, in schools, and in treatment programs for a wide swatch of ailments, the rejuvenating, stress-busting results of such...

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Art Work Procedure

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Art Work Procedure

      I don't try to make the creative process a mystery but in a way it is. For the last several years I have been creating colorful abstract art. Now I am incorporating collage and digital elements into my work. I believe it provides my work more depth and substance. It seems like I have to always be moving into new dimensions of artistic expression.  The whole idea of using your hands and mind in harmony and letting the process guide me brings on recurrent moments of joy that only the art making process can bring out.

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