Love + love + love = joy of creativity

I love a cup.
I love a place.
I love making art.

Put three passions together and voila!

teacup photo Sally Swain art

Teacup at Killcare

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Divine Play

The creation of something new is not accomplished by the intellect but by the play instinct acting from inner necessity. The creative mind plays with the objects it loves.

Carl Jung

Peronelle with Cushion Wings Ruby Foster-Swain for Random Acts of Travelling Sculpture

Peronelle with Cushion Wings
Ruby Foster-Swain for
Random Acts of Travelling Sculpture

Do you have any idea how much time, energy and focus went into this hairdo?

Let me tell you it was

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How to make art without making art

Huh?

Over any extended period of time, being an artist requires enthusiasm more than discipline. Enthusiasm is not an emotional state. It is a spiritual commitment, a loving surrender to our creative process, a loving recognition of all the creativity around us.
The Artist’s Way
Julia Cameron

Random Acts of Travelling Sculpture

Random Acts of Travelling Sculpture
Sally’s tenor ukulele goes to Athol, South Island, NZ

Let’s revisit the Random Acts of Travelling Sculpture Challenge, or should I call it an Invitation?

In this world of push and shove, an Invitation sounds less demanding; more…playful.

I’m

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‘You’re so lucky’, said my very-nearly-ten-year-old niece

‘I’m lucky? Why?’ I asked.

‘Because you can take new photos to put on your blog every week.’

Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once he grows up.

Pablo Picasso

 

Random Acts of Travelling Sculpture

Which of our friends here is to feature in Random Acts of Travelling Sculpture?
Yep. You guessed it.
The one with the funky headgear. And I don’t mean the chicken.   ‘Peronelle and Pals on the Verandah’
Styling and photo by Ruby Foster-Swain

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Are you up for a joyful arty challenge?

Random Acts of Travelling Sculpture

Random Acts of Travelling Sculpture
Love those Gloves
Sally Swain © original creation in Manapouri, NZ

Would you like to stimulate your creative juices in an easy, friendly, connected way?

Sally’s first ever Art and Soul Challenge

Random Acts of Travelling Sculpture

continues through the month of April.

Here’s the lowdown from (a still excited) Sally Swain:

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Random Acts of Travelling Sculpture

Do you wanna play?

Random Acts of Travelling Sculpture

Random Acts of Travelling Sculpture
Faded Flowers
Sally Swain © original creation

Would you like to stimulate your creative juices in an easy, friendly, connected way?

Announcing…Sally’s first ever Art and Soul Challenge…Very Officially Launched on April 1st – Day of the Fool (the Fool being about creative play and beginner’s mind).

Here’s the lowdown from (an excited) Sally Swain:

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