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Galia Alena There are a thousand ways to kneel and kiss the earth. Rumi
Galia Alena · 7M ago

Sketching beyond the "Challenge"

To practice any art, no matter how well or badly, is a way to make your soul grow.  Kurt VonnegutDuring my 30 day Sketchbook Challenge I joked about taking my sketchbook into the wild. For t...
Galia Alena · 7M ago

Giveaway- Celebrating Spring & Autumn

In my corner of the world Spring is upon us with the last of the sweet smelling winter bulbs and the soft folds of blossoms lacing the branches of the trees. For many of you autumn's golds a...
Galia Alena · 7M ago

The Flower is...the external seductiveness of life.

The flower is the poetry of reproduction. It is an example of the eternal seductiveness of life. — Giraudoux  Announcing my newest class: Producing this class has been a love affair- a l...
Galia Alena · 10M ago

A Sneak Peek...

Galia Alena · 10M ago

8 Guides for Exquiste Self Care

Recently I was asked to create a self-care plan. I kind of stumbled over the plan, imagining a schedule or timetable just didn't work for me. So I decided to base my plan on a set of princip...
Galia Alena · 10M ago

Art is Magic presents the Creative Retreat

I've been busy, the last few months, working away at birthing this new offering- Art is Magic's Creative Retreat. Pop over and take a look, there is an stellar line up of artists offering le...
Galia Alena · 11M ago

Final Reflections on the Sketchbook Challenge- last 10 days

I've come to the end of this challenge and while I've loved the practice, I'm also really looking forward to liberating this sketchbook from the table with the camera and setting it free int...
Galia Alena · 11M ago

Prehnite- Heal the Healer

Celebrating Samhain here in the Southern Hemisphere and sharing a little content from Circling with the Goddess with you all. This beautiful stone is one of my favourites to work with.
Galia Alena · 11M ago

Reflections on the Sketchbook Challenge- Days 11- 20

Day 13I'm 20 days into this challenge, and the craziest thing- I'm already contemplating my next challenge (more on that later)- I think I might need an intervention. What do you think? Me...
Galia Alena · 1Y ago

Reflections on the Sketchbook Challenge- first 10 days

When I start these challenges I wonder about my sanity- committing to add something else to my already overflowing plate. Yet there is this way that the challenges push me to do a daily pr...