Holiday Crafts with Kids

I absolutely adore the holiday season. It is a time to slow down and connect with my family. This time of year reminds me of time spent with my Grandmother and Mother making things to bless our home. My heart is filled with memories of cooking, sewing and crafting together. And it is always special to unpack holiday decorations and remember the time that we shared. 

 This weekend when we weren't watching a favorite holiday film, the girls and I could be found around the...

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How Does Color Speak to You?

 

How does color speak to you? I still remember the day in October about 15 years ago when I stumbled into a book store in London. It was raining outside and I wanted to find a quiet place to wait for the storm to pass. I love walking the aisles of a bookstore in a new city.

I spent the morning with my art journal walking through the Victoria and Albert Museum. My heart and mind was filled with so many artistic images. I felt I would never be a true artist or make a mark on the...

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Creative Mind & Sleep - Does Innovation Thrive at Night

(Infographic Created for Article in Inc. written by: Tracey Lee Hazzard)

Thank you @Inc for this great article on #Sleep and #Innovation - What I find increcibley funny is that I stumbled on this article late and night and could not help myself but create a doodle infographic. Oh the irony as I read the article and thought, "No Wonder I am Up Doodling at Night."

READ ARTICLE: http://www.inc.com/tracy-leigh-hazzard/the-creative-mind-amp-sleep-does-innovation-thrive-in-the-night.html

 

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The Graphic Recorder's Mindset

You are what you think, and what you think will appear in your work.

More than anything, doodling is a mindset. When we look at famous visual thinkers throughout history and in modern times, we see they share some similarities.

Who are some visual thinkers that you admire? Perhaps Albert Einstein, Thomas Edison, Leonardo da Vinci, Nikola Tesla, Buckminster Fuller, Frank Lloyd Wright and Pablo Picasso? What are some of their shared characteristics? They are curious, brave, courageous, open to...

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Doodling is Thinking

(Infographic Published in The Huffington Post - November 1, 2016)

Although the word still causes much confusion, today the history of doodling is a lot clearer than it once was. Doodling, as we know, is a quick and limited drawing that looks to try and tap into the artistic talent of those who are involved. However, for too long may have viewed the art of doodling as nothing more than sketching or passing the time.  

However, doodling is far more of an art form or a skill than...

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