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I love this quote from Dr Seuss. This is how I am feeling today.

"Today is your day You're off to great places You're off and away You've got brains in your head You've got feet in your shoes You can steer yourself any Direction you choose"

I have been pondering and procrastinating for too long!

Today is launch day for the Beautiful Close Ups e-course and I can't wait to share it with you!

Art class promo photo

I love doing online art classes. It all started years back when I bought Life Book by Tamara Laporte. It was a year long course that taught me I could use art to help me personally. Tam was so sweet, and her artworks are inspiring. The course had around 20-30 teachers, with 1 or 2 teaching a lesson each week. I loved that I could log on whenever I wanted and do it in my own time. I could save the classes, so I always had them. I learnt how to use all different supplies and Life Book helped me create my own style. I loved seeing my journey each year from beginning to end.

Since doing these classes I discovered my purpose in life – To create and to share it with others.

I have also "come into my power" through art. If that is a thing!?

I have learnt:

  • how powerful art journaling can be, helping me through some tough challenges

  • about the power of gratitude practice and intention setting (check out my previous blogs to find out more)

  • how soul nourishing it can be to create

  • how enjoyable it is when you do a class with a loved one

Now I share those things in my kids classes, art journaling classes and Moon Phase Intention Circle.

I have learnt that all it takes to start being an artist, is to take the first step with no expectations and to practice.

Doing these online classes got me to thinking "Hey! I can do this!". Covid also gave me a kick up the butt, having to think differently about my business and the new way forward.

One of my goals this year was to find new ways of sharing art with peop