I’m in the dark here! Those words (from Scent of a Woman) are playing in my mind over and over. I’m in a slump, a funk, a bottom-ing out. And … Continue reading “Poke the spot hard till the sore bleeds on your finger”… journaling out the crap.
Previously on PND: Instalment 1: Introduction Instalment 2: The First Entries Instalment 3: Do Tendu Jetés en Balance Instalment 4: Sex Education Instalment 5: They Don’t Know What It Is Potato … Continue reading Potato Nose Diaries (1977): Instalment 6- The Trip to Paris
Shhh… shhh… can you hear it? That beautiful alone time? Shhh… shhh. Can you hear them? The quiet comrades? Shhh… shhh. Would you just stop for a bit … Continue reading Sometimes an actual voice breaks through.
When walking my dog, I usually carry a book. Sometimes I read the book voraciously as Tobey walks at will. Sometimes I just carry the book- reassured that should Armageddon … Continue reading Writing is usually a process of elimination until… I don’t know- nothing is really there.
I chose these pieces for my donation to the North Shore Restorative Justice Gala 2013 as they reflect the dialogue created through art with youth-at-risk. Dialogue is the heart of … Continue reading Esteem Heart Triptych: art donation to NSRJ Gala October 18, 2013 #restorativejustice
I’m loving the dialogue bubble post-its that I found at… I can’t remember where. You can cut out dialogue bubbles if need be as well. Narrow down those racing thoughts … Continue reading Inner dialogue in 5 panels. New #journalexercise. #arttherapy
A great art therapy exercise for Dad is to draw with an end goal, as it keeps him focused. His latest letter to his granddaughter, Anna T Fabulous is charming and wonderful. … Continue reading “Don’t forget.” – Roar Thorsen #arttherapy
Week 8 Part 3 Otto Dix I adore this portrait by Otto Dix. Let’s simply revel in reproducing it and adding poetry to it. Firstly, write in your journal … Continue reading Weekly artist series: Week 8 Part 3 of 3 PORTRAIT POETRY #OttoDix #arttherapy
Week 8 Part 2 Otto Dix As with George Grosz, I’m using the book LUSTMORD as my main resource this week. Look at Otto Dix’s paintings. See the cartoonish exaggerated style. DECONSTRUCT … Continue reading Weekly artist series: Week 8 Part 2 DECONSTRUCT CONSTRUCT #OttoDix
Week 8 Part 1 Otto Dix OTTO DIX: Wilhelm Heinrich Otto Dix 2 December 1891 – 25 July 1969) was a German painter and printmaker, noted for his ruthless and harshly … Continue reading Weekly artist series: Week 8 Part 1 #OttoDix
Week 7 Part 4 Willem de Kooning Find a de Kooning in nature: Draw something or someone in your environment: de Koonify it: Next artist: OTTO DIX See also: 35 … Continue reading Weekly artist series: Week 7 Part 4 of 4 Allusions and Changing Standpoints #deKooning