Intention and flow mandalas

Heart Intentions For me, art always starts with a heart intention and so naturally I find myself finding words flowing into the images. I never know what connections will form but the intention for this piece was to create a small A5 mandala with word ribbons holding...

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Mindful Flow Mandalas

Flow Mandala Art Playing and completing flow mandala art pieces as I prepare examples for the weekend workshop on the 7th December. Art is about feelings and stories and creating flow mandalas is perfect for finding your own stories. Finding stories Some stories wait...

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Colour outside the lines

Beyond the edges I have always had this thing about going beyond boundaries. My canvas paintings are usually on double thick canvas so a photo can never show the whole image. I never really did like following the rules and am a messy creative who lets the images take...

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Angel Art Connections

Paint an Angel Workshop Only a few more days to go before my Paint an Angel workshop... So excited about this upcoming workshop that I’ll be teaching at Lentil as Anything in Thornbury! You may wonder what my focus on angels is and why I would want to share this art...

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Angel Art Play

Angel art play The issue is not how to draw or paint an angel but how to break it down so that it is clear that anyone can draw an angel...painting is just the next beautiful layer. My problem is that I tend to over-complicate the process by forgetting that in the...

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Angel and Flow Mandala workshops

Paint, draw, collage and sketch with me. I will provide all the materials and plenty of enthusiasm! Angel painting workshop and Mandala Flow Art at Lentil as Anything in Thornbury. Hope to see you there.

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Sharing stories: animal guide art

Explore a world of animals in a collection of mixed media paintings by Cheryle Bannon Showing at Lentil as Anything as part of the IFE community event. Opening Sunday 25th August from 2-4.

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Missing piece of my heart art

Heart space reflections I am starting a big project with a friend and like and project it is a learning curve. It starts with an idea of a heart that has an aching missing part. This is the point where the idea of a missing part starts revolving in my head. What does...

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Art, illustration and trust

Finding myself in the story I find myself in an unfamiliar space as I explore what story means through the eyes of an illustrator, I know that every art piece I create holds many stories but this is a new perspective. I am illustrating my first book that was written...

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Creating beyond the edges

Shifting spaces Art has a way of redirecting us when we listen and act on our inner guidance. Sometimes an accident can be exactly what you needed to spark the next idea. it feels like the art process has a way of shifting our perspective or stepping using new spaces...

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I create because …a statement

A heart statement As I have gone along this path of continually coming back to my 'why' for doing art I realised that the question of why art? almost felt rhetorical for me. Art wasn't a why question but a because... statement. I know this seems a bit semantic but...

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Wild Soul Creative Focus

Wild Soul Creative Focus I was relistening to Clarissa Pinkola Estés. and her book ‘Women who Run with the Wolves and it felt like synchronicity. I have started sharing about creative intentions and hearing Clarissa discuss focus as part of the nature of stepping into...

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Belgrave Emporium Joy

Belgrave Emporium I have had the good fortune to be involved in the Belgrave Emporium and had the pleasure of meeting one of the owners Lucy who is all heart and a Belgrave treasure. This is really a gratitude post and an opportunity to see my work in this space...

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Setting creative intentions

CREATIVE INTENTIONS I have spent time gathering and considering my process and keep circling back to the beginning. Where do I begin when I decide to create? Sometimes I have no idea at all which art piece I want to create but don’t know what I want to begin with...

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Art is storytelling

Connecting through art and storytelling I know Wikipedia isn't seen as the most reliable source but this was the best definition I found for the way I refer to Narrative or storytelling in my art. The stories that are told are snapshots or vignettes of a larger story....

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Meet the Artist

Live music an artist sharing An opportunity to enjoy art, ask questions and immerse yourself in a lovely environment as you enjoy your Saturday and escape the every day. Hope you will join us as we connect and create.   I am so excited to invite share this beautiful...

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Art words and story poems

Art and words I am exploring the words that flow from my spirit animal art pieces. Every art piece has as many stories as people viewing it. This is a story fragment as a poem of words across a page. Spread your Wings is a mixed media resin with acrylic paint and...

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Animal Guides Art Show

Connecting to animal guidance What an adventure...sharing the evolution of my series of Spirit of the Wild thing which is about the beautiful connection we have to the animal kingdom and all they have to teach us. I am continuing to learn more about these wise guides...

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Spirit Animal art show

Connecting to The Spirit of the Wild Thing Yesterday was the opening of my Spirit of the Wild Thing art show at Forest Edge Stone Gallery in the heart of the Forest edge permaculture nursery in Kallista. Such a lovely space to be in and share these connected mindful...

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Lost in the studio

In the creative flow I am learning to trust this creative flow and let go of some of the clutter. I am finding balance in my art business and had a few solo shows last year and my posting became irregular. This is a catch-up and a reset for 2019.  There are so many...

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Soul Collage workshop

Make your own art guidance cards I fell in love with this connected art process as soon as I discovered it. I trained as a facilitator and developed my own deck of personal SoulCollage guidance cards. They are beautiful and so personal as every image is one that...

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Art visual stories

Art is a way to access all the inner stories we carry as we breathe into each new space and find our stories unfolding in the canvas.

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Art show by Melbourne artist Cheryle Bannon

Breathe I’m excited to be in the midst of finalising art for my solo art exhibition at Space2b Art space from September 4-29th. The show is titled ‘Breathe’ and is about flow and connection.  I am on this incredible adventure as I plan and create art for my first solo...

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Spirit Animal Art

Exploring Spirit Animal Art Spirit animal dreaming I love to create as it is meditation, mindfulness and connection to that inner wisdom that is intuitive and guiding. As I am creating my solo show titled ‘Breathe’ and is all about connection, I decided to explore...

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Art is messy joyful process

A beautiful mess “Art is Messy” ...Jeff Kleon understands this so well and I loved this little illustration of his. Art is messy because it’s paint and media that naturally requires clean up as part of the process. ..but it’s more than that. Art is... Art doesn’t just...

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Mixed media resin art…what if?

What if ...mixed media art resin? Keep asking questions as they have a way of leading us into wonderful new spaces. What if mixed media resin became a jumping off point for new ways of looking at this beautiful process. A way to find answers that are unexpected and...

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