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5 Tips for full-time mums working from home

 

I'm a creative person and I’ve always worked from home. Even when I was working my various 9-5 jobs over the years, I would still come home and find time to paint my own artworks. I’ve always liked working on my own projects at home and when my first child came along I thought...

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5 Reasons art is a crucial part of your home learning

I’m envious of your children being educated at home. Learning at home means your students have the flexibility to draw and paint and get crafty a lot more than I did going to a ‘regular’ school when I was growing up. And my instincts with wanting to do art turned out to be...

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How to help a child with disabilities enjoy their art

In my post of 'Do’s and Don’ts' the other week, one of the things I said was "Don’t draw for the child". I then received an email from Sally in the UK whose 10 year old daughter, Jessica, has severe disabilities. Sally wrote,...

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4 DOs and DON'Ts when your kids are doing art

I was doing an Artist in Residence program this month as part of the SALA (South Australian Living Artists) Festival which happens each year. We set up on King William Road and it was a beautiful sunny day in Adelaide. The kids came for the art classes and yet again I found 'that one...

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A Very Good Place to Start…

Here it is, my first blog. I may as well start at the very beginning (a very good place to start!)...

Art has always been a part of who I am. When I was a kid I always wanted to draw. I am the middle child of 3 girls so my way of getting attention was to say “look what I drew!” and it...

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