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Introducing the work and life of Lois Mailou Jones in the FIRST Painting Music and Art Workshop!

Introducing the work and life of Lois Mailou Jones in the FIRST Painting Music and Art Workshop!

Welcome to Painting Music and Art- and thank you SO deeply for being here with me! In celebration of this new launch, I invite you to a workshop introducing the life and work of Lois Mailou Jones. In this FREE workshop, we are going to dive into the work of American artist and educator Lois Mailou Jones who created works in a variety of styles, including Impressionism, Expressionism, and African-influenced styles during her seven-decade career. Firstly, a seven-decade career is phenomenal, isn’t it? There is so much to dive into with Lois Mailou Jones! Because of this, in this introductory...

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“Creativity Takes Courage”. How can we cultivate courage in creativity?

“Creativity Takes Courage”. How can we cultivate courage in creativity?

"Creativity Takes Courage." This is one of my favourite quotes from French Artist Henri Matisse (31 December 1869 – 3 November 1954).  In today’s blog post, I wanted to reflect on the profound depth that can be found in this short quote by Matisse. By doing so, I hope that it can encourage us to be gentle with ourselves in our creative endeavours, but also learn how we can lean into creativity through courage in the times where our soul calls for it most, for its profound ability to heal us (all).  On my blog, Georgie xoxo, I’m currently writing a lot about courage as it’s my word of the...

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Music in the Art of Kandinsky: An Analysis of Fuga

Music in the Art of Kandinsky: An Analysis of Fuga

‘The sound of colours is so definite that it would be hard to find anyone who would express bright yellow with base notes or dark lake with treble…generally speaking, colour directly influences the soul. Colour is the keyboard, the eyes are the hammers, the soul is the piano with many strings. The artist is the hand that plays, touching one key or another purposively, to cause vibrations in the soul.’ This quotation is one of my favourite artist quotes of all time, and one that lead me to start Painting Music! It comes from Wassily Kandinsky’s Concerning The Spiritual in Art a pioneering...

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