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Saturday, March 22, 2014

A Shelter Amongst the Storm


I have been very busy with work lately.
It gives me headaches which still stem back to a concussion I received over 2 years ago.
It takes me so much energy to keep it all orgainized in my brain.


So I came home and created this little book.


I collaged, and painted and stamped and drew and scribbled.



I didn't think as I created.
I just did it.


and I can now see once again
that creating is my shelter amongst my storm.


10 comments:

  1. yes yes yes!!! creating is my shelter against the storm! yes! beautiful words and art, i simply love it xx

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  2. This just shows how much creativity you have inside just waiting to burst out. You don't even have to think about it. Your little book is a lovely thing. I am sorry to hear that your concussion is still having an effect on you. It is a good thing that you can take solace in your art.

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  3. And maybe this delightful little house is your haven? Even if not, it's charming.

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  4. It’s too bad this beautiful book had to come from such pain. But isn’t it wonderful to have the solace!

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  5. I'm so sorry for the headaches but the book is marvelous. A friend recently gave me a crazy collection of fun gifts for a belated Christmas offering. Some of the items related to inside jokes and thank you's for little art projects I've sent from time to time, and one item was a magazine called "Somerset Studio" about the art of paper and mixed media, which she knows I love. I was delighted to see a cover photo and article featuring your lovely work!!!

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  6. What a beautiful book - it's absolutely bursting with visual treats & emotion. Thank goodness for the act of creating to keep one sane & provide a safe haven...

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  7. Oh Kim, I was hoping the headaches were a thing of the past for you. Take care of yourself and I know you'll be seeking more of your wonderful shelter. xo Carole

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  8. YOUR work is always so inspiring...Beautiful ( :

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  9. This is beautiful! I love the yellow, and the little houses! Was great to see you!

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