Washing machines and Watercolour pens

Art and Soulie Spot 10
Stories from the Creative Path

Presenting the beautiful writer:

Kerry Littrich…

I vividly recall the first creative playshop Kerry attended maybe ten years ago.
I remember her uncertainty about what was on offer. Once she felt more sure that this was to be a safe space, she gave herself 700% to the process. She let her big heart shine. She willingly shared her intricately woven fictional characters, who, over time, became as real to me as any of the playshop participants. Maybe we needed extra chairs around the table for Kerry’s living breathing human creations.

Here’s her website: Imagine365

Over to Kerry for a small adventure…

The day off

I am a writer.

I mostly write fiction but I also write non-fiction articles, blog posts and run a whimsical website called imagine365. Sometimes I write copy for other people’s sites or help them create business materials. But today I’m not going to write because I worked late last night in a different job and

I’ve given myself the day off.

            So I start propped up in bed, pillows all around me and a cup of tea to hand. My miniature fox terrier, Rupert, joins me but don’t tell my husband.

dog photo

Kerry’s Rupert

I speak to my sister on the phone,

there’s no hurry.

We catch up for 45 minutes. I spend almost an hour longer in bed meditating with a second cup of tea.

            When I do get up, there’s

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Lorikeet Qi Gong

Art and Soulie Spot 8

Stories from the Creative Path

Lorikeet Qi Gong
Katie McMurray

Introducing the inimitable, delightful Katie McMurray.

In her own words,

I’ve been called a guardian angel of authenticity.” 

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At first it felt weird for me…

Art and Soulie Spot 5

stories from the creative path

Introducing…ta daaa….Val Andrews…

Val Andrews is a visual artist who writes about the creative process.

Orchid woman in green Val Andrews © original art

Orchid woman in green
Val Andrews © original art

Here is her story –

“For me, the art-making experience started in childhood, and soon became a great escape from the stress in my troubled family.

I would hide in my bedroom and draw convoluted patterns as a way of focusing on something other than what was happening in my home.

Over the years the patterns became

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The Inaugural Art and Soulie Spot

Stories from the Creative Path

Introducing….Clache Raong

How exciting! Clache is our Inaugural Art and Soulie sharing her creativity story with us in the Art and Soulie Spot.

We hope to inspire you to begin or continue on your own creative journey.

The delightful Clache appeared in Creative Heart playshop series a few years back, bringing with her an irrepressible sense of wonder as she danced through the ups and downs of creativity … and life.

She discovered plasticine (modelling clay-type-stuff) hiding at the bottom of the art trolley. She began to paint with it. As a creativity coach, I have the privilege of seeing an endless variety of approaches to art materials and processes. Each creator and creation is unique.

But for me, this joyful act of Painting with Plasticine was new – a revelation!

Painting with Plasticine Clara Cheong

Painting with Plasticine
Clache Raong

paint with plasticine

Painting with Plasticine
(detail)
Clache Raong

In Clache’s words…

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