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Change of Place, Change of Pace and a Little Art Too.

Hi Everyone it's Danie here and this week I am currently by the beautiful beach at Coffs Harbour co-hosting a art retreat for eight ladies.  We are encouraging everyone to be explorers be it of our location our art techniques or ourselves.

Journal Page on one of the Inky Watery Backgrounds I shared a few months back.

Beautiful Colors of Sunrise at the Beach

The beautiful sea and art is healing in so many ways and this week inspired by our beautiful location and have worked with the Mermaid as our Muse.  We are working in a journal and have been exploring the waves and imagining what mermaids would paint with.

Collecting the treasures from the shoreline and flowers and bits and pieces from the nearby landscape we have used some of these as our tools for mark making, as well as creating our art and just like flowers we are encouraging our attendees to bloom with their art.

One of the attendees natural brush play on a gel print

Using our nature brushes we added marks to our Gel Prints and other work surfaces.

Conversation, Laughter and Connection has been the order of each day and as we play in our journals which in itself is very healing too.

Making Waves in our Journal with Markers

It's always relaxing and fun to have a change of place, change of pace and create art.

Danie xx


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