Wednesday

talking to myself

I need to read this article I wrote for the Wishstudio again and again. Finding the time for art is vital for my sanity. Cutting out my time wasters is hard, so hard at times. I have to remind myself of that and that it is better to do something artistic than nothing at all.


I am pouring my creative energy into my house right now. It is taking shape. Each day it becomes more and more what I envisioned. I can't wait to share photos. I left my camera at my friend's house... just shows you my priorities right now!!!!! I have had some time to process more photos from Ireland. This is my dad with my youngest son Maximus. 


Upcoming:
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On August 30, over that the Wishstudio I will be leading an online workshop for parents & kids, a kind of arty playgroup. Details HERE on the wishstudio. The other leaders are Tracey Clark, Pixie Campbell, Mindy Tsonas and Stephanie Lee, what an awesome group!!!!

15 comments:

  1. Great photo of your Dad and son; what a memory maker and keeper to shore up against hard times.

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  2. Great photo of your dad and Max. Can't wait to see the kitchen photos!

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  3. Aww, I love that photo.
    Cheers, jj

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  4. gorgeous photo and gee...renos...just think about when its all over...!!!

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  5. Anonymous2:07 AM

    Creating is sooo important.
    A must for each and every day.
    No matter how small or how much...
    no matter the project or the outcome..creating is something I must do. I am happier when I do. Create. WishStudios looks cool.
    I will be checking back.
    Blessings Eden

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  6. Anonymous2:09 AM

    ps...love Maximus and Grand Dad...very sweet. Eden

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  7. Welcome back! Where did the summer go? I am constantly re-prioritizing things and needing to remember to celebrate what I do do and not focus upon all the things I am planning on doing!

    sounds like a great workshop ... can't wait to read more. (and i did my altered story book and my daughter loves it! we read it every night together ... i have 2 books awaiting gesso as i type!)

    xo Lis

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  8. Oh Shona:

    I can't believe how fast our little ones grow. Maximus is adorable!

    You are a true inspiration to so many arty moms!! Thank you for that.

    Kim
    Gerushia's New World

    P.S. Just a side note ~ I'm having an art give-away on my blog this week!

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  9. Hi, Shona, What a sweet photo. :o) I can't wait to see how the work is progressing at your house. I miss you!

    Tim and I are hanging out in a hotel (photos on my blog) celebrating his birthday with a few days alone.

    Max has grown so much! He is just handsome beyond words...well darling really. :o)

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  10. I have been looking at your photo's - they are stunning!! This one here too is gorgeous. I hope you are getting back on top of things with a kitchen half done. The trip to Ireland looks amazing. I am 'off' this week too with a chance to wind down and not always working so very much!

    Happy holidays.

    Amelia.x

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  11. That picture of your Dad and Maximus is stunning. So much love.

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  12. Dear Shona,

    I have received your book yesterday and I wanted to thank you so much for writing it! This book is talking to me gently but loudly! This is a life changing book. When I'm reading it, I'm so joyful that I'm near tears! I'm proud to be a mom and an artist of life! Thanks for giving me theses tools, for writing these words and prompts. I'll do the program, for sure!

    Love,

    Manon

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  13. lovely photo of your dad and his grandson

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  14. This photo is so incredibly gorgeous, what a beautiful moment.

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  15. Can you tell I'm catching up on commenting?! This is a breathtakingly tender moment...I'm so glad you had this opportunity with/for your dad. You're capturing all the beauty God has given in your life with such a tender and attentive eye. You bless me tons!

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