Notes from Art and Psyche IV, conference​ days 1 and 2

The Art and Psyche Conference is designed to engage the imaginative processes of psychotherapists of all kinds alongside members of the art community in order to creatively expand one’s understanding of depth psychology. Bringing together professionals from various fields creates an environment of cross-fertilization and the opportunity to experience psychology through painting, music, poetry, and…

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Participating in experiential project design by momentum projectlab

Today I participated in a group visioning session as part of a series in phase 3 of Santa Barbara County is creative communities project. The creative communities project will result in a strategic arts plan for the Santa Barbara County and is being created by momentum projectlab out of LA. I really enjoyed participating in…

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Learning improv, and lovin’ it, thanks to the CAW pilot workshops in Santa Barbara

I started an improv class at the Community Arts Workshop (CAW). We are learning a form of improv theater from Michael Bernard. Tonight I watched a professional team perform. I rented the video, TJ and Dave; trust us this is all made up, on amazon. There are many concepts in this art form that I…

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Presenting Getting Social – the artist and social media

I’m excited to have been invited back to speak about social media for artists in Santa Clarita for their artists development series. This are my slides:   In addition to slides and information, I shared my kit of a laptop along with other portable electronics I use for social media and digital art. I shared a creative…

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How to care for ink pens

Ink pens are one of my favorites. However, I often forget to clean them. Thankfully the ink cleaning solution does the trick most of the time. I used ink on a light acrylic molding paste surface today. Can you tell what is clean and what is dirty?

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TEDxSantaBarbara 2018 standout speakers

Last week I attended TEDXSANTABARBARA for their 2018 ‘Yes, and…’ presentation of 15 speakers. They were all amazing and it was a day of laughs and tears. I highly suggest checking they all out and I’m sure the videos from 2018 will be up soon: https://tedxsantabarbara.com/ There standout speakers for me: A talk about amplifying…

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Selecting the right paint brush for your art

Below are images from my brush collection and you can see I have a clear preference for square and round paint brush styles. I’m also including some dream statements that include the words character (1) and style in this post. Paint brushes have personality or characteristics that change with use. Selection on a brush for…

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I feel dream statements

My 360 photos of a chalk drawing on wood My dream journal statements starting with, ‘I feel…’ Quotes inspired by ‘Dawn of New Everything’ by Jaron Lanier with I have read about 1/3 of this book and of the many great ideas, two of the most influential for me are: Mirroring personal inside reality/worlds in…

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Visual notes from 2018 JSSS Conference on Emerging in Portland

Jungian Society for Scholarly Studies 16th Conference of Research in Jung and Analytical Psychology ““Emerging”… Portland, Oregon Wednesday, June 27 through Saturday, June 30, 2018 Download Conference Schedule-June25th, Abstracts and Bios, Art Evening Program

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