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Asking, Awkwardness & Engagement May 24, 2017

In art school, I”m not just learning about paper cutting & collage, I’m also discovering to ask my questions and extend my learning – even if it’s awkward!

Creativity, Composition & Individuality
Creativity, Composition & Individuality May 19, 2017

Every Monday, Wednesday & Friday morning I invite you Behind the Scenes at my studio. Today:  It’s the end of a rich and exciting week in the studio! So much goodness is going on. Plus, the garden and the kittens are inspiring me to think about composition. Mentioned in Today’s Show Visit the Academy and check … Read more

Seasons, Schedules & Discernment (snip, snip!) May 17, 2017

As I return to the studio, I’m thinking about the impact of working seasonally, the way that works with schedules and how the skill of discernment makes all the difference!

Creative Living Bookshelf

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Creative Living Bookshelf: Episode 13

It’s inevitable. I’m always adding wonderful books to my creative living bookshelf – and I bet you are too! In episode 13, I share 7 interesting finds rich with inspiration, creativity and healing with topics ranging from unplugging to food, from love to monkeys and a little colouring to boot!

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Creative Living Bookshelf: Episode 12

We creatives just love reading, don’t we? I find I’m always adding wonderful books to my creative living bookshelf! In this episode, I share 6 great creative finds rich with inspiration, authenticity and courage with topics ranging from magic to drawing, from memoir to colouring. I’ve shared links below (don’t look if you want to … Read more

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Creative Living Bookshelf: Episode 11

We creatives just love reading, don’t we? I find I’m always adding wonderful books to my creative living bookshelf! In this episode, I share 7 great creative finds rich with stories, letters, journals, drawing, art, advice and helpful habits. I’ve shared links below (don’t look if you want to be surprised when you watch the … Read more

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Creative Living Bookshelf: Episode 10

I share books covering everything from creating happiness to making the ugly, from playing big to playing with a Rebel, from lettering to a syllabus.

In the Studio with Jamie

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stART: Creating as We Go – Sticking With One Kinda Thing (episode 76) March 19, 2017

Every couple of weeks I film stART: Creating as We Go with my two sisters, Suzie and Shannon. We share our creative projects, from challenges to celebrations, and support each other’s creative lives. It has been a prolific time for all three of us, with a multitude of work to share and often it is all … Read more

Picture Book (aka Glue Book) Flip Through August 14, 2016

When I made my first magazine journal, the first thing I did was turn it into a picture book, aka a glue journal. I loved the process and hope you will too! I’ve given a few tips but this is a flip-through, by popular demand. If you’d like me to do a tutorial, let me … Read more

How to Make a Journal Out of Magazines
A Creative How-To Tutorial: How to Make a Journal From Magazines July 31, 2016

When you collage as much as I do, you have a lot of well-loved, well-used old magazines lying around. Turning them into journals is  ever so much better than tossing them in the recycling! Here are some quick and easy written instructions for turning your leftover magazines into a special place for your creative expression, In … Read more

Where Women Create Flipthrough
Magazines for Journaling & Collage: Where Women Create July 16, 2016

One of the questions I get most in the studio is “What magazines do you use for journaling, dreamboards and collage?” I thought I would do a little series on some of my favourites, including Where Women Create. (If you enjoyed this, you might also enjoy my Artful Blogging Flip-through & the Arabella Flip-through.) Join … Read more

Arabella Flip through
Magazines for Collage: An Arabella Flip-through July 1, 2016

One of the questions I get most in the studio is “What magazines do you use for journaling, dreamboards and collage?” I thought I would do a little series on some of my favourites, including Arabella: Canadian Art, Architecture and Design. Let me know if you like this series. If you do, there will be … Read more

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Magazines for Collage: An Artful Blogging Flipthrough June 25, 2016

One of the questions I get most in the studio is “What magazines do you use for journaling, dreamboards and collage?” Here is one of my favourites.

stART

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stART eps 80: Forget the Rules and Art-Art May 20, 2017

It has been a busy two weeks for the Ridler Sisters! Suzie kicks things off by picking a card from her Housewives Tarot, and we have all been making what Shannon recently called “Art-Art”. We share our mixed media creations, pottery, collage, paper cutting, drawings and more!

stART: Creating as We Go – Big Questions, Shifting Energy and Lists (eps 79) May 7, 2017

Every couple of weeks I film stART: Creating as We Go with my two sisters, Suzie and Shannon. We share our creative projects, from challenges to celebrations, and support each other’s creative lives. It is a bit of a wild episode this week as we have a lot of shifting gears, taking classes, bucket lists, … Read more

stART: Creating as We Go – All Kinds of Stages (eps 78) April 29, 2017

Every couple of weeks I film stART: Creating as We Go with my two sisters, Suzie and Shannon. We share our creative projects, from challenges to celebrations, and support each other’s creative lives. In this episode, we are all in different stages with our creativity, our creations and our art. From what’s up behind the … Read more

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