creating beautiful journals and books

Three Flow exhibition

I’ve been out of town for quite a few weeks and arrived back just in time for Escape ARTfest, the local annual arts event. My books are in an exhibition … Continue reading

October 6, 2013 · 1 Comment

Books for Boat Exhibition

I have been making paper boats and boat books for the past few weeks for the BOAT exhibition at Squid Studio in Nowra, NSW. The exhibition opens this Saturday and … Continue reading

June 7, 2013 · Leave a comment

collaborative altered book

I made this collaborative board book with my friend Lily. She altered a children’s board book to create a canvas or background using gesso, paints, papers and fabrics. She gave … Continue reading

February 26, 2013 · 2 Comments

Manly Library Artists Book Award

I was delighted to learn this week that my work has been accepted for exhibition in The Manly Library Biennial Artists’ Book Award 2013. This event is an acquisitive prize. … Continue reading

February 16, 2013 · 3 Comments

Dream Image Journal

“Your unconscious mind is an ever-present, built-in personal guide and benefactor, the single greatest creativity teacher you will ever have.” Sandra Schuman. For more than thirty years, I have kept … Continue reading

January 23, 2013 · 1 Comment

Writers talk, laugh, eat and make books too

Following the launch of our third book, Hoodworks in Nowra recently (published by Well Sprung Productions, members of The Writing Hoods gathered at Sungrove Farm  in Milton NSW last week for a … Continue reading

December 11, 2012 · 3 Comments

More collagraphs

Thanks for your comments about the collagraphs. Here is a limited edition concertina book I made using collagraph prints and original text from a poem I wrote about dreams.  You can … Continue reading

July 26, 2012 · 2 Comments

Seven Free Journaling Tips

I have been keeping all kinds of journals for many years now. Here are my seven tips for starting and keeping a successful journal. 1. Intention. What is your intention in … Continue reading

July 6, 2012 · 1 Comment

Solstice – Matariki

In the southern hemisphere, we have now passed the winter solstice and the days are getting longer. In New Zealand, they are celebrating Matariki, the Pacific new year and the awakening … Continue reading

June 27, 2012 · Leave a comment

Reasons to keep a Journal

creativemarama’s Journaling Tips You can use your journal to • clarify your thoughts and goals • nourish your intuition and creativity • relax and reduce stress • express yourself freely • help remember things • find … Continue reading

June 22, 2012 · 2 Comments

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