Says Julia Cameron, superb Artist’s Way originator:
‘The Artist Date is a once-weekly, festive, solo expedition to explore something that interests you. The Artist Date need not be overtly “artistic” —
think mischief more than mastery. Artist Dates fire up the imagination.
They spark whimsy.
They encourage play.
Since art is about the play of ideas, they feed our creative work by replenishing our inner well of images and inspiration.’
So…off I go to the annual celebration of art and nature that is Sculpture by the Sea Bondi. This is not strictly an artist date, as I am not solo, and it’s certainly not weekly, but it sure is replenishing.
Grand heroic monumental type sculptures? They were there aplenty. You won’t see them in this blog. In this year’s Sculpture by the Sea, I enjoyed small pieces (with a touch of the domestic)
tucked away in crevices
I loved whole ecosystems
made up of small components.
Here – a mixture of