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5 of my favorite inspirational quotes

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Art As Inspiration

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Art As Inspiration

 ‘Colour is a power which directly influences the soul’.  Wassily Kandinsky Kandinsky has been called the father of abstract art, which is art that does not attempt to represent an accurate depiction of a visual reality but instead uses shapes, colours, forms and gestural marks as the main subject. Wassily Kandinsky was born in 1866 in Moscow where he studied economics and law. Only in 1896, when he was 30 years old, did Kandinsky decide to become an artist. He was especially interested in colour which he believed had the ability to put viewers in touch with their spiritual selves and as...

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Finding Inspiration!

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Finding Inspiration!

“If we look at the world with a love of life, the world will reveal its beauty to us.” ~Daisaku Ikeda Inspiration is a tricky thing!  Sometimes it sweeps you along like a tidal wave and there's never enough time in the day to transform your thoughts and that torrent of creativity into reality......and then other times it can feel non-existent! A battle to find even a trickle of movement to help you along your way.   I always find it interesting to hear how designers and artists find their inspiration.  To hear what sparks a thought, what ignites that creative process of...

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JoJo Who...

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JoJo Who...

I thought it would be nice to give a wee introduction to who we are!  It's always nice to know who you are buying from and especially with handmade items its great to see the face behind the work and get a sense of the energy and love that has been put into the item you are buying. So who are we? We're a team of two, there's myself, Sheena and my mum, Mary.  We have each developed our own creative niche and I design resin jewellery and Mary creates hand painted silk scarves.  Our work is drawn together by a...

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