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Gift Tags And Other Uses…

Hi Guys….here’s a quick video of a process that I regularly use to make little lovelies to go on my art and gifts I send out…Enjoy❣
  

Much Love and Peace

Robyn

Gelliplate Layers- Video

Today I was working in the studio on layers…creating a rich depth of color and texture in my work…

One of my favorite tools for this, believe it or not is the Gelliplate…

I decided to create a short video to show you how I do it….

My biggest tip to create rich texture and color in 2-3 pulls is to begin with a dirty plate, (one in which you left old paint to dry from a previous session)…this is 50% of what makes this technique successful…

Enjoy❣

  
Much Love and Peace…

Robyn

Mosaic Books….

I created a Mosaic book of my February daily #365daysinthelifeofajournal art work….

I love this app very easy to use right on your phone…great customer service and a really unbelievable quality with quick turnaround…
Check me out daily on my Instagram @rarebirds…

Enjoy❣

  
 
Love Peace and Joy

Robyn

Yoga HArt

I’ve been spending a lot of time working in the studio…my focus has been producing work from a place of oneness…

Meditation in color and movement…I like to think of it as movement in my heart space…it’s all love…

The work below was done in my #365daysinthelifeofajournal… My next post will show some the work that resulted from this journaling…

Enjoy ❣

  
   
    
    
    
 

Journal Flips – 365 Days 18 – 23

Please Enjoy this short video of my ” 365 Days in the Life of a Journal” Flip days 18 – 23….

Love and Peace

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Creative Conversations – 2-17-15 – “Dehumanizing of Humanity”

“Dehumanizing of Humanity”

This Conversation starts with me talking about my 365 day Journal.  Journaling for me is a way for me to process lots of things in my world.  For some artist it’s about creating beautiful things, others it’s political expression, or women’s issues however, my art work is about raising consciousness.  My own first and then hopefully the viewer will explore their own cosmic reality and accessing their higher greater self.

In this Creative Conversation I will explore some of the topics that I think about, which informs my artwork, and my healing work as a Reiki Master and a Creativity Coach.

Love and Peace

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Creative Conversation – Introduction

Creative Conversations…..

is a new format that I have begun to share my thoughts and ideas about the world we live in and how I’m interpreting events in order to remain my most creative self.  I have found that with all of the worldly forces that continue to press in on our personal space and time, trying more to dominate our very being , it has become essential to employ techniques and gather understanding in order to survive and THRIVE…

Please join me for these chats…and join in as well!

Peace and Love

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365 Days In The Life Of A Journal – Introduction

I want to share with you a personal challenge that I began this year to create meditative art daily in a journal for 365 days…

I’m calling it “365 days in the life of a Journal”

Please join me by creating your own journal it can be artwork, photos, writings… any way you are inspired to communicate with yourself … the most important thing are the internal dialogs because I believe that they keep us awake and aware of our world around us…

Also you can begin at any point in the year and continue forward…it’s not about the number 365 but the challenge to do something daily that adds to our personal awakening…

 

Peace and Love

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“Day 8…Forgiveness Is Fundamental”

Day 8…Journal Entry… I found myself writing my feelings…no images just words…

It was very cathartic…I realized I had a lot to release a lot to forgive myself and others…

The first words I wrote on the page were…”Forgiveness is so fundamental for healing”

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We can carry pain and blame others for what they’ve done to us or why things have turned out the way they have…

Or we can forgive them and ourselves for allowing it..

saying yes to it…

going along with things…

and just move on…

You see if we don’t take responsibility for what has happened in our lives and to us, even when others are involved…we give up our power to change things…

Because it will always be something outside ourselves that created the problem and therefore beyond our control…

But when we say yes we allowed this thing and now I don’t, I can then change the outcome and the results in my life…

In the words of Einstein “The definition of Insanity is doing the same thing over and over and expecting different results”

We often times do this with the decisions in our lives…we see the repeat patterns, and somehow keep playing the same song…

My journaling allowed for self examination and a renewed view of myself…

What forgiveness can you do today that may lead to a renewed spirit?

Much Love and Peace

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“Day 7…Things That Make Me Happy”

Day 7 Journal entry was about beginning to explore my inner happiness…

Creating art always makes me happy it settles me and rolls away the stress…

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And so as I began the process of allowing myself, without judgement, to explore my life…thinking about what makes me happy… became a natural progression…

Take time today to ask yourself…”What Makes Me Happy?”…make a list and spend sometime feeling the happiness that comes from the items on the list…

Then ask yourself… “How many of these happy makers am I allowing in my world right now, everyday?”

Celebrate the ones you are allowing and make room for more of the ones that you’re not…


Much Love and Peace

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