Lill life advice

The myth of self-confidence

In my classes I meet lots of  wonderful creative people who don’t express what they have to say because they lack self confidence. I know what this feels like, I have been there for decades. And in a way I’m still there. But since I decided to not wait any longer, things started moving. Here…

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Speak!

I have to speak. I am not used to speak. I have asked Dorthe to help me. Derfor er der stimmeworkshop i mit atelier, den 7. juni! Læs mere her:

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Making of…

I worked two days with Dorthe Eggertsen and Rasmus Kajhøj from arthotel on a stop motion music video. Here is more info about the project. Dorthe: Still beautiful even after I threw paint and stuff on her. Dorthe looks beautiful, in spite of my painting!

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Drawing class

Yesterday’s drawing class was fun. I really enjoy to see how participants soak up the instructions and make really nice drawings – all different. And I wonder why this is not taught in every school! Why is drawing considered “fine art” and not “communication skill”, like writing? We worked hard and concentrated, but there was…

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Image streaming

I found a website called “Project Renaissance ” by Win Wenger. He is proposing to use a technique he calls “image streaming”, to enhance intelligence and creativity. It is basically letting images come to your mind and describing them while they show up. Interestingly, this is is exactly what I did constantly when I was a…

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Jammed head versus clear head

This drawing is inspired by a little text by success and resilience coach Sara Priestley: “Jammed” head is likely to be looking “outside” for reasons and fixes. “Clear” head is likely to feel happier and have more confidence. Big generalisations. The key thing is, both are normal. We move between them as naturally as breathing…

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World canvas

This is my new really big, really ugly chair for my studio. But, transformation has begun.

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Practice non-attachment

I couldn’t draw for a few days. Then I caved in and bought a new pencil. In my next newsletter I’m going to tell you the brand I’m using.

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Two ways

I have been working on my soon-to-come online drawing class – and for some reason it just didn’t happen. I couldn’t get myself to concentrate, I was facing technical problems, it just didn’t click.

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Summer memories

Sketching a scenery connects you in a deep way.  While you’re sketching, and later when you look at the drawing. I hope Ibster, Hunhans and the others are having a great time  hunting worms in chicken heaven.

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