empty canvas : wondering mind
empty canvas : wondering mind is a series of 9 workbooks, including over 200 visual language activities, object-art (craft) activities and projects – an ideal resource for teachers and students at all levels of practice.
The content of this series of e-books is basically the curriculum I developed during decades of teaching art and design within a variety of educational contexts. As an art educator I was more concerned with encouraging students to find and express their own unique creative voice rather than turn out a certain type of art product. This so often seemed the most difficult task facing those who wished to ‘do art’…
the art of learning
Co-authored with teacher and musician Paul Herder, this educational paper explores a holistic curriculum approached from three perspectives: inquiry, thought and creativity.
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via creativa – walking the way of wonder
Personal reflections on the creative journey.
(For my students, because they asked …)
quotes about creativity
What is creativity? What does it mean to be original and creative?
What fosters creativity, and what hinders it? Can it be cultivated?
What is the relationship between creativity and consciousness?
Between the creative state and the sacred?
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