• Applied Creativity,  Artist in a Cubicle

    Delays, Choices and the Creative Cycle

    In which I look at the simplification of my Bullet Journal, officially launch Open Studio Hours, and give you a sneak peek of Council of Muses 2021! And apologize to Toastmasters everywhere. Because…um…ah…you know… But at least I got the dang video done – enjoy!   MY LINKS & HANDLES YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC5lWV5-goi1d3NKxYn5X3mA Patreon: https://patreon.com/studiotaraerin Facebook: https:///facebook.com/studiotaraerinbrowne Instagram: @studiotaraerin (https://instagram.com/studiotaraerin) Twitter: @studiotaraerin (https://twitter.com/studiotaraerin)

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    Cozy Chats: Honoring My Intuition

    Just a short video today, but I am happy to have the next episode of Artist in a Cubicle produced and published! This is a “cozy chat” video – a short video essay on what’s inspiring me right now. Today, the topic is “Honor Your Intuition” inspired by my January bullet journal, a minor medical emergency and the inimitable Dr. Clara Pinkola Estes’ “Women Who Run With the Wolves”.

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    Applied Creativity,  Artist in a Cubicle

    Artist in a Cubicle: Creating an Armature for Imagination

    An armature, according to Google Dictionary, is “a metal framework on which a sculpture is molded with clay or similar material.”  I first learned about them when I was about 16, and working on a chess set made of polymer clay: an armature was needed for the delicate and intricate figures I was designing…and even then, the pieces were quite fragile. None of them have survived my many moves since that day. Similarly, when we’re practicing creativity, we always need some sort of support or framework.  For painting, it’s a canvas or panel. For work, I’ve found that the Bullet Journal Method works incredibly well as an armature onto which…

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    Applied Creativity,  Artist in a Cubicle

    Artist in a Cubicle: Welcome to my Studio

    Hello and welcome to my webcast, Artist in a Cubicle, where I explore the intersection of work and creativity. Watch for future episodes where I share tools for creativity, interviews with other artists in cubicles, and what’s inspiring me now! You can help keep Artist in a Cubicle going and growing by supporting me on Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/StudioTaraErin! Thank you so much!