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Eulalia Benejam Cobb (Lali)Blog:  MyGreenVermont.comWebsite:  www.LaliGallery.com...more

Confessions of a "Busy Addict"

Work/life balance. Work/life balance. I have been contemplating this topic a lot lately. Maybe because it's hard in 2015 to describe ourselves as anything but the dreaded "b" word...Busy.I've personally read some excellent articles on how a lot of people are having trouble keeping their downtime...well...down?...more

On Conquering Creative Fear

On Working Through Dry Spells

Last month I got super excited about writing about creativity all through March, and sketched out a posting schedule and topics I wanted to write about, but then, life happens. My flow was interrupted by the anxiety of waiting for my grandmother’s passing, by making travel plans, by traveling and being with family and all of the swirling thoughts and feelings that that entails, and by the busy schedule that awaited me when I came home....more

On Creativity

Drawings I made at age five....more

On Doing Things Badly

A lot of people talk about “failing well,” and I do love the concept. But, maybe this is just a linguistic quirk of mine, the word failure does not resonate with me a whole lot when it comes to creativity.I see failure as a binary possibility – pass/fail, success/failure. You fail a test, fail a class. It’s a kind of non-doing. You did not meet the criteria or measurement of success. You failed....more

Intuition and Migraines

I was at a conference listening to an acclaimed speaker deliver his talk when the very small half-thought flittered through my mind, “I think I’m getting a migraine.”And my big, in-charge inner voice started to protest that no, this couldn’t be happening now, it was a very inconvenient time.  But I have learned something in my years on earth: ignore the beginnings of a migraine at your own peril....more

DIY Galaxy Nails

Maybe because I'm an artist, maybe because it runs in my family & other generations, or maybe because I get immense satisfaction from accomplishment. Probably all! But this is why I absolute fancy DIY - anything! In fact, I do my own nails as well - I can create full sets of acrylic nails with designs, gradients, french tip etc....more

Tips on encouraging your mini Picasso

Want to encourage your kids to be creative but not sure how? This week art teacher Aki Berry shares her teaching techniques, ways to improve your kids skills and get them to really enjoy making art!Hi! I’m Aki. Before having my kids, I taught art to a bunch of little ones, all different ages from Kindergarten to fifth grade. I had a great time getting to know my students and bonding with them. ...more
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