Most of us are blessed to be in a position to explore new directions right now. It transpired though that being somewhat accountable could help push us along to reach new goals.
So we have given ourselves six months to achieve our personal, self-set goals.
Below is what I have submitted.
to explore mediums other than painting acrylics on canvas
to explore 'vessel' - the term, what it looks like, feels like etc
I know it's vague but, for me, that's how I roll artistically/creatively. When I start I only have an indistinct idea. I've tried starting with clearer thoughts of the end product but it only constricts me, doesn't allow me free reign and I pretty much always end up dispirited and disappointed.
I need freedom to play, to explore... to be wrong.
I'm planning to partake in open pottery sessions at my local Living and Learning centre
I'm re-visiting my love of crochet - some pieces will be stiffened with the use of a simple sugar syrup (combining my foodie bent?)
I'm planning to play with paper-mache and see where that takes me.
I had a dream that I created milky porcelain vessels, held in both hands they were supped from.
They were almost breast shaped (doesn't take a genius to see connection there) though slightly almond, tear-drop shaped also.
Anyway - that's my two-cents worth.
I'm planning on collating everyone's ideas/plans and sharing them amongst us all as I don't wish to be the keeper of information but rather a co-facilitator. We shall all hold each others' ideas amongst us as a group.Many years ago we nurtured each others' children. Now we can nurture each others' ideas. What beautiful symmetry!