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Mar 15

Bi Partisan Ambitious Old Woman.

By Pat Coakley | Creativity

  Jung the Swiss Psychoanalyst famously said that man must have meaning in their life to give it purpose. Mine? Almost childlike in its simplicity: To be useful to those I love, family and friends, and beyond them to share some of the creativity and hope I find in photographing flowers, fruits and vegetables and […]

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Nov 07

Post Election Antidote: Creativity

By Pat Coakley | Creativity

I am spending election eve being creative with my pink pumpkin from last week’s farmer’s market and Japanese lanterns from Whole Foods. The only comforting thought I have is that no matter the headline on Wednesday, my creativity doesn’t need 270 electoral votes. Creativity makes my life more bearable (and Kurt Vonnegut’s, too, as it is his […]

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Nov 04

Leaf Peeping Artfully PART II

By Pat Coakley | Art

Leaf Peeping Artfully Part II! These two 4 in x 4in cradle boards below are drying as I take this photo.  Both of these leaves were in the top photo. It’s been about 16 hours since I applied the resin on to them so with only 8 hours to go to be fully cured and dry, […]

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May 15

Encaustic Flat World

By Pat Coakley | Creativity

Here’s what I know for sure after months of experimenting with encaustic photography.  For me, the encaustic world is currently flat. Certain of my photos work very well, but not always in conventional encaustic ways. For example, when it comes to many of my garden photographs that I prepare in Photoshop with digital paints and […]

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