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Kari Maxwell
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artist, educator and creativity coach
artist, educator and creativity coach

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Minneapolis Sculpture Garden
Octopus (behind the Walker in the Wurtle, upper garden) and The Spinner (near Parade Park), Alexander Calder In true playful form, Alexander (also known as Sandy) was first known for creating a miniature circus out of found materials and wire.  He traveled ...

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Bernadette travels
It started before but this was part of the beginning.  It really started on a dirt road in Colorado where Peter and I were driving.  There was this giant, beautiful cow, all on her own, no fence between us.  I asked Peter to pull over and I stopped to get o...

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geometric meditations on paper

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more cows
gentle giant, 20x20, 995. just like honey (detail), 30x40, acrylic on canvas, 1795. to see the soul, 24x36, acrylic on canvas, 1450. preparing takes time, 24x18, acrylic on canvas, 995. all cows are wired and ready to hang Thank you, ALL, for your love of c...

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...so are the days of my life
I have been a morning writer ever since I can remember committing to morning pages back in 1997/98. For some reason, journaling comes easy to me.  I have found that it doesn't for some and I am grateful this exercise of discipline doesn't require much effor...

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energy flows where attention goes
I can pretty much guarantee that this is the first image I have "borrowed" from the interwebs.  I did not take this photo nor do I know who did.  If I knew, I would site them in an instant.  My apologies.  I appreciate the fact that this photo was available...

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National Library Week
a creative commitment involving walking to local libraries,  visiting their ART shelves, perusing their children's books  and finding one illustrator that inspired my daily sketchbook entry Monday, April 10: Nokomis I walked the 5.5 miles round trip to and ...

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National Library Week
Monday, April 10 sketchbook entry inspired by How To written and illustrated by Julie Morstad Watch me read this book HERE Tuesday, April 11 Wednesday, April 12 sketchbook entry inspired by Ideas Are All Around written and illustrated by Philip C. Stead Wat...

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easter bunnies
ORIGINAL RABBIT PAINTINGS My love and fascination with rabbits began with the book, Watership Down.   caught loungin' (detail), 11x14, acrylic on canvas (1.5" deep), 395. pensive in purple, 12x9, acrylic on canvas (1.5" deep), 295. lazy sunday, 12x16, acryl...
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