Thursday, January 10, 2013

True Intentions.

Happy New Year! I hope you all have had a good 2013 so far.
I have continued my creative life by signing up for a year-long Mixed Media art class organized by Tamara Laporte ( ) from Willowing Arts.
She is joined by 21 incredible Art Teachers who share their Mixed Media techniques, tips and tricks.
I'm super excited.

This week's lesson came from the amazing artist Monica Zuniga. ( )
We did a non-realistic paper doll using our favorite stamps, paint and collage images. 
She symbolize my true intentions for what I think will help me grow, make my life happier and more enjoyable.

Here she is!

The words are what I think are important for me to have a great life.

Awareness: Be aware of what's important in life and how lucky I am to be able to live a creative life with love and support from my family.

Courage: It takes courage to put yourself out there, to show others what you create.
Self respect: I have come to realize that respecting myself and the things that are important to me, is the best thing I can do to keep me and my loved ones happy. I have been a stay-at-home mom for many years, and it's my nature to think of all others before I think of myself, even though my family tells me to do what I love.

Love: I'm blessed with my family, our two lovely daughters and the most amazing, sweet and patience husband who support my art journey every day. I'm so grateful to have them in my life.

Kindness: Show kindness to others and you get kindness in return!

Create: To create art is a must for me. I find it so relaxing and I always feel happy and have a smile on my face when I've made something.

Friendship: One of the reasons for signing up for another art class. I love to surround myself with great people that have the same passion for art as me.

Truth will live - Untruth will pass away: Be true to yourself.

I'm so looking forward to my art journey in 2013!


  1. Hi Mette, nice to read your blog specially how you write about your words. I have only finished the first class looking forward to try this one :-)

    1. Hi Sigga dis, thank you so much for reading my blog! I'm glad you liked the words. I still haven't done week one since I have had trouble finding a big set of Neocolor 2, but yesterday I found a small set of 15 so that will have to do. Hope to do my Fairy art mother this weekend:-)))

  2. Hi Mette. Just came by to see what you're up to. Love your work ..

  3. Oh I'm so happy my response worked this time.! Remember I was having trouble leaving a comment before ? Love your True Intentions ..

  4. I love your words and the explanation behind them! You are a very kind and talented and blessed woman.


  5. Mette, I love your paper doll creation and how she symbolizes your true intentions for yourself. A powerful creative masterpiece.

    I have enjoyed navigating around your site seeing all of your beautiful creative endeavours. It's wonderful meeting you once again and getting to know you better, in a new class that we are taking together. :)

  6. I like all your bullet points Mette. Look how much you have grown in the last year .. So proud of you for your bravery and TALENT.


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