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purple hand

When I draw with crayons, I like to make bodies unusual colours. Mostly because I’m so conscious of wanting to represent diversity in my creative work. I want people to be able to see themselves in the things I create – to recognize bits that correspond to their own experience. I don’t want to draw […]

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hand shadows

I like to dance around my kitchen in the morning. One day I photographed the shadows that my hands made on the floor. Do you know how to make shadow figures with your hands? Are you scared of shadows? “The light __________” ~ Next steps… Invitation to share your work… What inspired this prompt?

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apron

Sometimes I wear an apron when I cook. It gets splattered with pomegranate juice every week, and I soak it in oxygen bleach before I wash it. How do you consciously or unconsciously protect yourself? Can you get the stains out? “I made such a mess out of __________” ~ Next steps… Invitation to share […]

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<3

My sister sent me this picture of my niece. It brought tears to my eyes. How many ways can you say, “I love you?” How often do you actually say it? “You can tell me if __________” ~ Next steps… Invitation to share your work…

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tracing hands

One afternoon at the pool I traced everyone’s hands. I wanted a physical record of everyone who had been there. Later I coloured in the hands – a different colour for each one. How do you hold on to the physical memories of people? When’s the last time you traced your hand? “I can feel […]

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