Wednesday, 3 August 2016

It's a wrap...

I had no idea at the beginning of the year when I made the decision to quietly continue my journey with 365faces on teabags that it would lead me to do my TinyBagsofLove Class.  It was like everything I had been a part of for the past two years had led me to this point.

Like with my journey with 365faces / 1faceaday for the second year running, it really was in the art of showing up each day and ticking off my daily filming and editing obligations, that my class came together.  As my final week was drawing to an end, I could literally see the finish line and I was like a horse bolting for home.

I'm not going to lie... this was hard work and I felt like I was literally holding my breath.  This is my first class and it is new ground for me all the way.  But I seriously had the most incredible support.  I had my moments of self doubt and disbelief in what I was doing, of course and still do.  But on a whole - I loved the journey and I had fun too.  I learnt so much about myself, about the way I speak and let me tell you hearing oneself recorded is never comfortable.

For now, as Ivy and Chris generously build my class for open day on Monday, the 8th... I'm finding rest, going gently and sorting out my life and studio space and I completely look forward to being with you in class.

I'm nervous, excited and humbled.  Completely.

Friday, 29 July 2016

Reopen for registration...

My little teabag class is reopening for registration again today for a second class.

If you missed signing up the first time, here is another chance.
I've been working full on to get my material finished on time and I'm almost ready.

I am getting so excited... see you in class.

Tuesday, 26 July 2016

Awesome exercise...

I can't tell you how much I loved this challenge and I love the outcome.
It was an activity I did for my little class.

Such fun.

Marching right past 200...

I am enjoying these girls - I did a group of nine with the same palette and there is a definite synergy between them.  But I've enjoyed this project so much.

I absolutely love this one...

I was kind of struggling with these two - but with a series of dabs and blending they appeared.
I really love the looseness and the emotion.

Monday, 25 July 2016

the tea parlor

Prepping boxes and boxes of teabags for my little class.

They are precious, delicate and soft.

And the best part is my studio smells like a tea parlor.

Sunday, 24 July 2016

Class fun...

I am so excited to share this beautiful activity with you in class.
Making beauty this week has been so precious for me.
Other things too - so as much as there creative portraiture in the class...

There will also be beautiful things to make too.

I haven't forgotten...

I haven't forgotten about this special space...

I've just been deep in my TinyBagsofLove classroom and pulling all my materials, heart and soul together for class has been full on.  I haven't had too much time for blogging or posting.

But I am still showing up.  I will try and catch up during the next week or so.

Painting in this grouping has brought about some special outcomes.
Can't wait to share more about this in class.