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Creative Aging Training 2015!

Thirty plus participants gathered from all over the world at the Creative Center at University Settlement Creative Aging Training 2015! Robin Glazer, the Director of the Creative Center at University Settlement and the powerhouse behind so much of what they do … Continue reading

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Fifteen Ways of Looking at an Inkblot

  Fifteen Ways of Looking at an Inkblot   Look at the positive shapes, or the ones made by the ink and water. Look at the negative shapes, or the white around and inbetween the shapes made by the ink and … Continue reading

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Arts in Healthcare, Part 2: Provo Rehabilitation and Nursing

Ken Crossley, of EngAGE Utah, an organization that facilitates arts-in-healthcare opportunities for seniors, invited me to come to Utah to do inkblot workshops at two different facilities. In the last blog post, I talked about the workshop we did at … Continue reading

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Arts in Healthcare, Part 1: Huntsman Cancer Institute

Last week, I had the pleasure of flying to beautiful Utah, to Salt Lake City. It was gorgeous there–the natives told me that if I was only there for the spring, I would really see something special–this was considered the … Continue reading

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Inkblot Review at The Curriculum Choice

Stephanie Harrington at The Curriculum Choice wrote such a nice review of Inkblot. Thanks Stephanie! Click on the link below and check out some of the great inkblots she made with her kids: http://www.thecurriculumchoice.com/2014/01/inkblot-margaret-peot/             … Continue reading

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Pareidolia

Thanks to artist-writer Tim Gaze for introducing me to the word “pareidolia.”               Pareidolia is the word for the impulse that we humans have for making sense of an abstract image (or other stimulus). … Continue reading

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Ink Blowing in a Sketchbook

  I had a bunch of ink that I inherited from my friend Frank and decided to play around with some of the colors–some so old I had never even seen them before. This is a large Moleskine sketchbook, landscape … Continue reading

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The Altered Page offers an Alternative Giveaway

The Altered Page Seth Apter of the wonderful journaling and art site, The Altered Page,  has reviewed Alternative Art Journals and is offering a giveaway! Leave a comment on the link above by December 16th to be entered to win a … Continue reading

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What I Saw on my Way to the Park

In the slate, on the way to the park–this one almost didn’t need me to print out the picture and draw into it–can you see the dog and his ball? The morning light glanced across the surface of the slate … Continue reading

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Creatures in the Sidewalk

This baby dragon was easy to see. I have walked over him a hundred times–a thousand times! But I never saw him before this week. Again, I took his picture, brought it home and printed it out onto Rives BFK, … Continue reading

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