Sunday, 8 July 2018

When One Thing Leads To Another


Daily Scratchings 2012-2015


Community Conversations 2017


It was a while back now that I heard from an old friend
Fay is a Registered Expressive Arts Consultant/Educator
and
a marvellous storyteller and artist.
She wanted me to know that my 'Daily Scratchings' had inspired a community project hosted by Visible Voices Open Arts Studio in Halliburton, Ontario
and
called Community Conversations.


Participants learnt various techniques


even weaving.

With their new skills at hand everyone was invited to create a small piece of fibre art based the following conversation openers:
My 5 word life story ....
My grandmother used to say ....
When I was 7 I wanted to ....
My best friends would describe me as ....
The three most challenging parts of growing older are ....
The one thing I've learned is ....
What is important to me now is ....

The finished pieces were assembled into long panels
that now hang in a beautiful wooden display unit.

How amazing is that!

7 comments:

  1. How wonderful!. Your work is so inspiring, dear Penny xo

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  2. Amazing and exciting, indeed!

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  3. oh how fun! love the prompts and your work!

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  4. This is a beautiful tribute. You inspire so many people, Penny.

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  5. You must be so pleased to be the inspiration behind what sounds like an amazing project. I really love the starter prompts - so much scope for creativity with all of them.

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