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Artist Interview with Dawn Pearcey

Today's artist interview is with mixed media artist Dawn Pearcey, based in Victoria, BC. I just love the way refinement, edginess, angst and humor all blend together in Dawn's work. I hope you enjoy it, too!

Where in the world are you located? What is it like being an artist there?

I live in Victoria, British Columbia, a small city on the southern tip of Vancouver Island, off the west coast of Canada. I’ve been here four years now, after many years spent in Toronto, Ontario and a childhood in Saskatchewan....


Joyful Memoior Writing and Free Goodies for You!

The Art of Personal Mythmaking Memoir Class

Hello Friends! The summer is flying by and school is starting soon. I can hardly believe that my kiddo will be in kindergarten! Wow, time flies. Well, kinda;)

I'm really looking forward to Janelle Hardy's Personal Mythmaking School which starts August 27th. I took this class last year and was blown away. I love the fact that Janelle offers lifetime membership. This course is joyful deep dive into creative writing, embodiment, and exploration into the stories that shape our lives. By the end of the class, participants have a rough...


Artist Interview with Counsel Langley

 

I have been a fan of Counsel Langley for quite some time now and so when she agreed to let me interview her, I was thrilled! With an inexhaustible creative drive and a penchant for experimentation, Counsel is a force to be reckoned with. Enjoy!

Where in the world are you located? What is it like being an artist there?

I live in Port Townsend, WA. It is small and pretty; I like the simplicity of living here, 5 minutes to groceries, beach, friends’ homes, and all that—it is good for keeping...


Resources for Artists #5

Artist Resources #5

It's been a while since I've posted a resource roundup, so there's a lot to share! I hope you enjoy it: 

Delegating

Hiring a VA can be a lifesaver! Here are a couple of places you can check out if you need help with your workload.

Creative Productivity

Why is it that bringing our best, most important creative work into the world can feel like pulling teeth? WTF?! Thank goodness for Tiffany Han. She gets it! If you're struggling with this...


Motherhood: my most difficult rite of passage yet

I originally shared this post on Instagram in April 2018 after my son turned 5. The post struck a chord with a lot of readers there and so I shared it as a guest post on Offbeat Home & Life on May 7, 2018.

5 years ago this happened! That "oh, fuck. what have I gotten myself into" look on my face says it all. The postpartum depression (psychosis?) hadn't yet kicked in and I was trying to wrap my brain around this...