Windows Into the Past - Visiting the National Gallery

This December I had my dream experience of spending two days, mostly alone, at our National Gallery in Ottawa.  I have been asked several times what my favourite piece was but I don’t really have an answer.  Actually I think what I enjoyed most was the process of looking.

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Working Creatively

To do creative work we need to transfer from our everyday busy thoughts. Rituals can help.   I have a few: as soon as I put on my painting apron I feel like “I’m working”.   I also make a cup of tea and play upbeat music – cues that it is time to focus.

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