Mindful Map Making

A time to pause and reflect on where you are, where you stand, where you’ve been and what’s to come.  Time to explore with our senses, notice yourself,  your material, the space and people around you. This workshop/ post is by Linnea, Ottawa’s friendly neighborhood art therapist and death doula. For more information on them,Continue reading “Mindful Map Making”

:) (A zine)

This is a zine. I received funding from the Vancouver Foundation in 2016 to make a zine for kids. Here is the story. While facilitating a mindfulness based arts program for an Elementary school located in Vancouver’s West End, I received a grant to create and print these wonderful activity books for some of theContinue reading “:) (A zine)”

Breathing Maps

Breathing Maps were one of the first mindfulness-based art processes that I really sunk into. When I started practicing mindfulness I would often get discouraged or frustrated when my mind would wander. With only my breath as my anchor, I felt I continuously got swept away in thought. When I started introducing art-making into myContinue reading “Breathing Maps”