Thursday, October 14, 2010


Today I completed Christine Mason Miller's workshop "Today: Begin".  It was part of Mindy Tsonas' *WishStudio that offers ongoing online workshops.  And the money raised to participate in the workshop was donated to Marianne Elliott's Global Seva Challenge for South Africa AIDS/HIV Projects. 
It was so amazing!!
Christine took the overwhelming idea of a dream (no matter what it is) and broke it down into manageable pieces.
My dream is to create a series of color pencil drawings (4-6) using my dog, Rocky as my inspiration/model.  I made a committment to myself to begin today and I not only created a collage to get myself motivated, but completed the first three steps on my "to do list" - with writing this blog being #4! Yeah!

There is so much excitment in movement. I've had creative dreams, goals and ideas in the past, but that is where they stayed.  They never materialized (idk, I guess I just thought it would magically happen on it's own! ha!) or they just fizzled out as I talked myself out of even starting.  Now, it isn't just a pie in the sky idea anymore. It is something I am actually doing.  And it feels wonderful!!

So you will be seeing more of Rocky and I hope you like him - he's a pretty fun boxer pup!


  1. way to go Tammy! I am doing "begin" this weekend when I have a 2 hour block to spare on saturday, I am looking forward to it.
    I also grabbed up one of the Elephant's from Swirly "bindi".
    Have a great weekend.
    Karen D(Unravelling)

  2. Tammy, I love the collage and drawing! Sounds like you are well on your way to your dream, remember to enjoy the journey. I'm going to check out the Wish Studio workshops, sound great. Thanks for sharing!

  3. Hi Tammy, Just signed up for the new e class on wish studio! Mindy says Hi! Are you thinking of signing up for it? Sounded fun since coconuts will be on break then. Warmly, Stacie

  4. That sounds like an interesting online workshop. Would you mind linking me to it?!

    I really like your collage, makes me want to make something like that myself!