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Artful musings

 

Welcome to Minette’s blog where she shares about what matters to her, makes her curious or invokes wonder and awe. Plus poetry, she loves poetry.

Giving Myself Permission to Play

Do you need to give yourself permission to play? I did. And it hasn't been so easy. As I continue my personal journey into claiming the title "Artist" I realize that I feel resistance to the label or identification of artist as my job title. I started making art as a...

What is Zentangle?

What is ZentangleĀ® and Zentangle-inspired art? I am a ZentangleĀ® zealot and a Certified ZentangleĀ© Teacher or CZT as we are affectionately called. I will ā€œtangleā€ anything! I recently tangled my iPhone cover and a wooden birdhouse for the back yard. People are...

13 Ways to Say “Thank You”

One of the most powerful phrases in the English language is "thank you." I am BIG on kindness, I try to let it lead my life and I find that people really notice it. My sense is that they feel safe around me because they can count on me to be that way. My family,...