Posts Tagged ‘art’

Mandala Art Team Building Workshop

Studies have shown that creativity is an effective wellness practice, and that engaging in creative activity can have wide-ranging effects on cognitive and psychosocial health, decreasing our stress response and increasing positive emotions. Drawing a mandala is not only a creative adventure, but a meditative and restorative one as well. Its circular shape and geometric patterns are often used in art and…

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Valentine’s Day Mandala + Tea Party

Let’s have a Tea Party and learn how to make a Valentine’s Day themed Mandala so you can create your own cards, or pieces of art for your family and friends. We’ll be serving tea on fancy teacups and yummy treats.  Materials will be provided.

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My first online tutorial

Yay! It’s finally here, my first online tutorial: How To Make A Mandala. This is basically a streamlined version of my mandala-making workshop. It’s got all my best mandala-making tips and tricks. I hope you enjoy it. I created some freebies to go with it. Click here to download an instruction sheet, a fun pattern…

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Public Art Appreciation

While on vacation last month, on a whim, I asked Chad to take a picture of me holding the hand of a woman in a street mural in Capitola. After that, I just couldn’t stop. I think I shall spend the rest of my life appreciating public art in my own goofball way. Hope you…

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On art, and leaping, and pirate-assassins

As of July 22nd, I have sixteen original watercolor illustrations on exhibit in downtown Livermore. It’s exciting news and I want to tell you how it happened in a story that has everything – pirate-assassins, car crashes, dastardly deeds, heroism, and a sparkly emu named Jasper. Are you ready? Okay, let’s do this! Once upon…

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