Chat with Amira Rahim

Chat with Amira Rahim

The other day, while browsing Facebook I stumbled into something interesting. Amira Rahim, a pretty famous Instagram Artist and founder of Facebook Group ‘Passion, Color, Joy’ was asking people to contact her if they wanted to set up a phone call. She does a lot of guidance sessions, helping artists find their way to success through the use of social media (and other tools). I hadn’t gotten a chance to attend any of them because usually they are priced really high and I just can’t afford one of her lessons. But, interestingly enough, this phone call was totally free. And …

Visual Journal Overview

Visual Journal Overview

My visual journal has a different purpose from most art journaling. I understand that most people like to capture fleeting ideas in their art journals, but that is only part of what I was trying to achieve. For me the visual journal was a great way to beat the fear of making art. If there is no aim, no right or wrong, then the process of creating art becomes freeing and therapeutic. I used simple mediums to create at will in my journal, especially when I felt a struggle in the midst of a project or experiment. It was a …

Notebook overview

Notebook overview

This blog is not the only place I have used for reflection during Unit 1. My notebooks are an important part of writing down ideas as they come, sketching things out, doodling to untangle thoughts and make notes during the skype sessions, lectures and tutorials. Since it would be redundant to post daily about the notebook, I made a quick video of some of the pages to give a succinct idea about their usefulness:

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