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I’m so excited to share what the members of my ArtMythos Online Course have been up to. We spend a lot of time over in our secret Facebook group sharing and talking about all things art. Here are some snippets of those conversations.
Some gorgeous examples of what some of our members created these past few months!
“Still loving those ink blots. I am starting to think that these inked papers and the organic ink blots are helping me make a bridge between how I work sculpturally. Fingers crossed! At least I’m having fun.” – Celia Fulton Walden
“I used to paint doors, walls and windows with encaustic (wax) paints… experimented in my journal with gelli prints instead. Writing on walls! Plus some other experiments using torn paper ensos and ink blots.” – Lynda Fish
“I found some envelopes to Gelli print on and created an envelope book. Here’s some pics!” – Tammy Swafford
(This technique was shown to my students in one of our”studio video series” inside of our ArtMythos: classroom!)
“Here are some reverse/resist inkblots I made while experimenting with resist fluid. I used a photocopy of a black & white napkin design, put some marks down with the clear fluid, folded the paper in half to make my inkblot, waited for it to dry, then went over the entire paper with distress stains. Lots of love to you all!”
I’ve been sharing my love of inkblots with the ArtMythos: members and they are doing some incredible experimentations and beautiful techniques of their own!
“Really beautiful. Such a soothing palette.” – Celia Fulton Walden
“Today’s pages and Sumi-e paper and ink experiments.” – Celia Fulton Walden
“Finished the Clean-Up Journal. I would like you (Robyn Mcclendon) to know that I really appreciate you telling your story in today’s video. Your prompts always make me think and approach my art in new ways. I did a few prints today, and I really like what’s going on in the paper from the hardware store. I have also included pictures from my finished journal.” – Tammy Swafford
“My first prints with Gelli plate on deli paper, craft paper and copy paper. What great fun!!!” – Maryse Perdriat
Even my members who are new to Gelli printing are doing beautiful and organic prints using my techniques that make experimenting with this monoprinting process equally rewarding.
Artwork by Lisa Rene Aguilera
“Hi there! I have been working on a few different projects, and finally got one finished! I wanted to share here in a flip-thru.” – Lisa Rene Aguilera
“Awesome. You have really inspired me! Thanks for sharing.” – MaryJo Dahl
“A few of my recent pages. Just playing…” – Helen Buiskool
“Some playful explorations in my journal… mixing in old watercolors, acrylics, feathers etc with Gelli printing because I love the old wall effect.” – Lynda Fish
“These are gorgeous, Lynda! Such rich color.” – Lisa Rene Aguilera
“Great play day with art group! Did four journal pages! BTW, the Zen Pen is great!” – Vicki Louise Neil Ross
“Hi, all! This is a short video flip through of my Robyn-inspired journal. Thank you for all the inspiration, gang. I’ve been appreciating everybody’s posts. And thank you, Robyn, for the class! Hugs, Dawn.” – Dawn Nowacki
“Love!!! The one on left. Reminds me if East Indian batik prints!” – Vicki Louise Neil Ross
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Much Love and Happy Journaling!
More inspiration from my studio…
As I continue to work daily in the studio searching for new inspiration and techniques to express what spins in my spirit…
I have to admit that it’s not as easy as it may seem from your side of things…
Challenging ourselves to be fully immersed in our passions, mine is creating and teaching mixed media art and helping other find that spark of creativity…really requires us staying in the ring with ourselves….
So I share my work to inform, prod and coax you to yours, whatever that may be, but please be assured that I’m in the ring too!…Everyday!!!
Much Love and Peace
It was on my mind recently the importance of compassion and taking our time with others.
Frequently as I join other awaken soul’s, videos, blogs, online webinars, downloaded e-books, I’ve noticed a pattern. The idea that we all are to be awakened at the same time, the same way.
“I’ve got mine, now you get yours” mentality, however… “and by the way keep buying my materials so that I can continue to prosper while I beat you up, with love, of course.”
I believe that this is a sign of a phenomena that nods to the 3D way of operating while suggesting that they are having 4D experiences.
We must be more patient with each other.
Love and Peace
“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
Here are some pics from a recent bookbinding workshop held at my home studio. We had a lot of fun and everyone left with a completed book! A miracle if you know anything about coptic binding. The ladies are members of the Albuquerque LIBROS group.
Your Creativity Coach
Here are two paintings I completed last week I’ve been working on them simultaneously, It’s my style to work on several paintings at a time. I have several more going while I worked on these.
What’s your work style?