Wednesday, March 19, 2008
The Artist's Way Week Eleven: Recovering a Sense of Self-Protection
Amazing! That’s the word of the week for the six women who found their way to our Creative Cluster last night. All six checked in with feeling tired and drained and I sensed that it took great effort just to get to our group – during check-ins it was confirmed that several had contemplated staying home, but knew that if they came, they would be rewarded; that was the case.
Our Artist’s Way theme for the evening was self-protection and our creative activity was embellishing a simple muslin doll. Once I turned these ladies loose, they became whirling dervishes, pulling out bits of lace, pieces of sparkly trim, gluing on beads, painting faces and shoes . . . . words do not do their handiwork justice.
Here are their creations in circled up glory: