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Carlene Taylor Simmons
Attended Tennessee Technological University
Lives in Nashville, TN
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Beginning my second years journey in the Great Round of Mandala. Again this year I am participating in Julie Gibbons' Mandala Magic Program. During my first year my goal was to gain an understanding about the stages and repre...
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Some of my recent mandalas as I worked thorough this past weeks offering of 5 Days of Mandala Magic with Julie Gibbons. I am looking forward to continuing her Mandala Magic program and working through my second year of The Gr...
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“The artist is a collector. Not a hoarder, mind you, there's a difference: Hoarders collect indiscriminately, artists collect selectively. They only collect things that they really love.” ― Austin Kleon One indispensab...
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At this half way point in the Great Round of Mandala it was especially nice to participate in a home retreat and take time to reflect. I started a simple journal for the retreat and want to make this a recurring practice for ...
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June was a busy month but I did complete the main exercise for Stage Six of Mandala Magic.
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ICAD 55 - papers, machine stitching ICAD 56 - waste paper, tea bag, machine stitching ICAD 57 - paper, machine stitching ICAD 58 - paper, fabric, machine stitching ICAD 59 - fabric, pap...
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I routinely experiment with creative ways to process what I am learning. It became a necessity for me as early as my high school days to develop ways differing from merely listening to lectures, reading and compiling white notebook pages of black-ink and hand-written notes.
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"Everything starts with intention and unfolds with action."  - Cat Bennett Planning and setting goals can feel like a lot of work. Sometimes it is hard to slow our minds down and give some time to focusing our though...
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Solar Lunar Mandala Work from Stage Seven of the Mandala Magic workshop. Tree Mandala Coloring Page from Julie Gibbons Squaring the Circle Mandala
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More play with resist techniques on my next couple of cards. I was inspired to try Golden's GAC-100 as a resist by this video. The first card started with a blank grid card and the second card already had a layer of paint. Th...
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Mixed-media artist, bookbinder, art journaler, organizer, reader, dishwasher, kid wrangler...
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Wife, mother and artist, sharing my passions for art journaling, bookbinding and mail art. 
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  • Tennessee Technological University
    Fine Art, 1997
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Art from Everyday Life - Google Cultural Institute
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The Google Cultural Institute brings together millions of artifacts from multiple partners, with the stories that bring them to life, in a v

Goddess Tarot
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messy art room
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Seth Apter , The Altered Page, has given us all the opportunity to share our REAL art spaces. Not cleaned up and photo-spread ready, but the

Email Management Made Fun | The Email Game
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The fastest, most fun way to manage your email.

Poetry or Not; It's All About the Process
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As a teenager, during my senior year of highschool, a teacher noticed that I was having a difficult time. So much so that she was immensely

First You Need A Plan
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We all have our dreaded tasks. Areas where you know you need a better plan. Or maybe just a plan period. Mine was my email inbox. Looking at

Seth's Blog: Project management for work that matters
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Resist the ad hoc. Announce that this is a project, and that it matters enough to be treated as one. The project needs a leader, a person wh

ICAD: Week 4 Review
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All of the cards for ICAD this week are experiments with mono prints. I use a gelli plate to make my prints. There are also other ways to mo

About | The Organizing Type
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Carlene Taylor Simmons is a Mixed Media Artist and Administrative Consultant. The Organizing Type was started with a simple mission of helpi

Blog Hop
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My art buddies Karen, Teresa and Trece invited me to join an interview style blog hop. There are four questions to answer about your creativ

#365ArtJournal: My Ideal To Do List
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“Your own positive future begins in this moment. All you have is right now. Every goal is possible from here.” ― Laozi Still inspired by Tam

Glue Book: Messages on the Page
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“You get your intuition back when you make space for it, when you stop the chattering of the rational mind. The rational mind doesn't nouris

#365ArtJournal: Playing is a Serious Matter
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“Once you can accept the universe as matter expanding into nothing that is something, wearing stripes with plaid comes easy.” ― Albert Einst

Glue Book Wk 11: Inspiration Journal
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Sharing our Glue Books each Thursday has made me nostalgic. There are so many names and approaches to glue-booking including inspiration jou

Labyrinth: Meeting My Own Needs
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As I walked over to my friend's house this morning, I asked myself, "what do I want from this time?". I mulled over a few things and then sp

A Magical Miniature World Of Snails By Vyacheslav Mishchenko
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Talented nature photographer Vyacheslav Mishchenko has an eye for taking photos that bring small natural worlds up to our level, showing us

Angry Birds Go!
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Welcome to downhill racing on Piggy Island! Feel the rush as you fling those freewheeling birds and piggies down the track at breakneck spee

Ever wonder what to write on the back of a swap postcard?
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I struggle with this. I can have a hard time writing a short note to someone I KNOW, let alone to a yet-to-be-assigned invisible partner. I

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