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Getting Unstuck with Cardboard

Getting Unstuck with Cardboard

I’m a perfectionist at heart, so quite often I’m just plain intimidated by my own expectations.  When I’m feeling particularly stuck, I’ll often paint on scraps of corrugated cardboard. It’s truly freeing because I plan to throw it away anyway, so I feel like anything beyond that […]

Beating blank canvas syndrome – the scraps drawer

Beating blank canvas syndrome – the scraps drawer

I’ve picked up so many little bits and pieces of paper around the place that it can be overwhelming. Now I have a desk that I love and a dedicated creative space I decided to designate one of those lovely timber drawers to holding my scrap collection. Everything from air […]