CPL 24 - Cheers to the Walkabout

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Amy McNamara, Artist and Designer, shares her practice of art-making as an observer and listener in a life filled with ever-expanding connections.

What happens when an artist takes on a 365 Day Drawing Challenge purely for the joy of it? Join Artist and Designer, Amy McNamara, as she invites us into her creative process. Wondering what it feels like to discover a new doodle? Listen in as Amy describes her experience. What if you don't consider yourself an artist? Don't worry -- listen in to hear why Amy always wants to be an amateur! Where does she go for inspiration? How can being disoriented be an exciting part of the creative process? How might conversation lead to a visual art experience? It's the walkabout, Amy shares, that has to happen before the drawing. Does she ever go back to "touch up" her drawings? You'll want to hear her describe her relationship with her drawings. What about the business of art? What's next for Amy? Be sure to listen all the way to the end to join the fun.

RESOURCES:

New Haven City-wide Open Studios (https://artspacenewhaven.org/cwos-home/)

Arts Warehouse (https://artswarehouse.org/)

Arts Garage (https://artsgarage.org/)

ArtServe (http://artserve.org)

MOSS - Mom's Open Studio Series (https://www.briahluckey.com/moss)

New Haven Creative Arts Workshop (http://creativeartsworkshop.org/)

Book: Big Magic by Elizabeth Gilbert (https://amzn.to/2HIVC6W)

CONNECT WITH AMY:

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/amoscatfish/

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/amy-mcnamara-55b51450/

Curious about something and wish we'd add it to the conversations? Questions? Send an email to nanette@wisewellwomen.com. Join other like-spirited creatives in the Conscious Creators Cafe on Facebook.

For more, visit CreatePlayLive.com. Like what you hear? Please subscribe and share. Need help crafting a practice, process or ritual for your creative experience? Connect with Nanette here: http://chatwithnanette.com

HOST PROFILE: Nanette Saylor, Creativity Coach + Possibility Partner, Author, Speaker, Access BARS© Practitioner, Wise Well Women, Inc. An early adopter of Creativity Coaching, Nanette has distinguished herself as a thought-leader among curious creatives. She has curated a growing collection of free spirited allies who make fun featured guests adding their unique stories of nurturing their creativity and curiosity to the conversation. She delights in having connection conversations known as Virtual Coffees. Schedule with Nanette at http://chatwithnanette.com or http://wisewellwomen.com

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