Believe in Your Becoming

Perhaps the greatest challenge we artistic types face is to believe in our becoming.

Believe In Your Becoming by JoDee Luna 960

Sure, there are messy workspaces to organize, jam-packed lives to thin, and challenging skills to learn. All of which distract us and offer excuses to stop forward motion.

And I’m always wondering where my talents will take me instead of trusting in the process of becoming the artist God envisions. In fact, the longer I aspire to live a creative life, the more certain I am that the issue isn’t primarily a directional one but an internal one—READ THE ENTIRE POST…

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Warrior Princess Featured at Create With Joy

What an honor to have Warrior Artist featured at Create With Joy’s Inspire me Monday!

Warrior Arttist Featured on Create With Joy

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Warrior Artist

Warrior Artist depicts the artist determined to create.

Warrior Artist 72 Res Feature Image

Her mask is a dove, symbolizing divine inspiration. READ ENTIRE POST…

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How to Create a Heart-Themed Mixed Media

This post will show you how to create a mixed media with a heart theme.

Abide Mixed Media by JoDee Luna

This is a fun project you can do with a few simple materials. READ ENTIRE POST…

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When Change Causes the Blues

Have you ever noticed that change can cause dips into depression?

Repaint your World

I sure have! In fact, even the anticipation of change can stir up sadness over leaving the old to pursue the new. And even though you are thoroughly convinced the new home or new job or new location is best, you might find yourself wrestling with the blues.

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What Painting Teachers Me

Painting teaches me to have patience in the process…not to rush the becoming.

Paintbrush and Rose by JoDee Luna

Painting teaches me to silence my *soliloquy…and let the brush do the talking.
Painting teaches me to embrace the unfinished…both in art and in life!

When I paint, I go into a zone where…

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How to Decorate a Masquerade mask with Mixed Media

This lesson will feature how to decorate a masquerade mask with mixed media.

Blossom Masquerade Mask

I demonstrated how to sculpt a mask out of clay in How to Make a Masquerade Mask Part I.

Here are the supplies you will need:

  • A clay mask, plaster cloth mask, or paper mache mask
  • Golden’s Regular Gel (Matte)
  • An assortment of scrapbook paper
  • Acrylic paints
  • Embellishments as desired, such as feathers

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