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Creative Genius - a blog about finding & unleashing your inner magic

Do you get stuck when you are trying to access your creativity? Are you wanting to get your creativity back? Or find out how to trigger creativity? This Blog offers insights and ideas for getting yourself unstuck so you can find and unleash your own inner creative genius. May it be exactly what you need to hear today.

I'm giving away 100 paintings!

Local Artist to paint ‘A painting a day for 100 days’ and then give them to the community.  “100 Paintings for #HealingOurHearts is an art project that invites the community on a 200 day journey of art, creativity, community, generosity and healing as we prepare for a post-pandemic life.  As the pandemic fades, pain for some endures. Established North Vancouver Artist, Kate Barazzuol plans to use art to let people know they are not alone.  Through friends and her local buy nothing Group, Kate has collected the canvases she will use to create a painting a day for 100 days - centred around the theme of “Healing our Hearts from the Global Pandemic”  - and then she plans to give...

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Celebrating Artists who Inspire and Delight

Celebrating Artists who inspire us to create beautiful art: Eric Carle the artist who brought us the Very Hungry Caterpillar has passed away at the age of 91 Eric's art had a joyful innocent easy quality about it.  I remember looking through those books at the library when I was smaller - they made me want to paint, they made me want to play with colour, they made me want to have snacks the way that caterpillar has snacks! 

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Lilac Syrup recipe - Creative Genius abounds in Springtime!

Lilac Simple Syrup - A taste of spring! The week that lilacs are in bloom is arguably one of the best weeks in the year. I throw open all my windows to let that familiar, soothing, and happy scent in. I'm so lucky that my lilac tree is right behind my bedroom window!   Lilac’s intoxicating smell is grounded and heady all at once. Ask around, lilac is so many people's favourite flower. You may remember pulling the blossoms from their cluster and sucking out the nectar as a kid, or  bringing home clutches of blossoms with frayed edges where you tried to pick them from their woody stems for your mom when you were small.  Whatever it is, most people...

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