Going Back To Basics

by Zoe Badger Arts and Entertainment, Home Based Business, Self Improvement
Hello Everyone, Sorry it has been a couple of weeks since my last blog, I have been tending to a wrist injury and trying to heal it, which has also bought me to today’s topic of going back to basics. As I had to limit use of my hand which just happened to be the one I draw with !!! I had to stop drawing for a few days, I made it for the minimal time possible as I have built up ...
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BLOG POST LINKS

by Neil Meyers Arts and Entertainment, Relationships, Self Improvement, Reference and Education, Writing and Speaking
To access the Elysium's Passage blog host site, go to www.elysimspassage.comTo copy and send this post: https://digitalbloggers.com/arts-and-entertainment/ep-blog-posts   The following list of URLs is intended to assist anyone interested in Elysium's Passage blog articles to rapidly find and access over 140 posts on this site. Section A lists the majority of topics without regard to subject or posted dates. Section B lists the first four chapters of Elysium's Passage: The Ascent and Series Prologue.  Section C relates to personal profiles. Section D has a number of my photos, including ...
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WELCOME TO ELYSIUM'S PASSAGE

by Neil Meyers Arts and Entertainment, Self Improvement, Book Reviews, Writing and Speaking
To access more Elysium's Passage blog postings:https://digitalbloggers.com/arts-and-entertainment/ep-blog-postsor https://digitalbloggers.com/articles/elysiumspassage Who looks outside dreams; who looks inside awakens                                                                     Carl Jung                                                              ...
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DAILY MESSAGE FROM THE PASSAGE

by Neil Meyers Arts and Entertainment, Relationships, News and Society, Self Improvement, Book Reviews, Writing and Speaking
For more Elysium''s Passage Blog Posts, go to  https://digitalbloggers.com/arts-and-entertainment/ep-blog-posts for over 135 links orhttps://digitalbloggers.com/articles/elysiumspassage for the host site ____________________________________________ February 21, 2021 DIMASH AND CREATIVITY Many of us may wish to be more creative if only we could find a way to break out of our old habits, routines and ways of doing things. So, if we are looking for inspiration, we might wish to look to Dimash for his creative genius. When I watch his performances, I see a young man who breaks all the ...
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DAILY MESSAGE ARCHIVES FEBRUARY 2021

by Neil Meyers Arts and Entertainment, Relationships, Self Improvement, Book Reviews
For more Elysium''s Passage Blog Posts, go to  https://digitalbloggers.com/arts-and-entertainment/ep-blog-posts fr over 130 links orhttps://digitalbloggers.com/articles/elysiumspassage for the host site February 21, 2021   DIMASH AND CREATIVITY Many of us may wish to be more creative if only we could find a way to break out of our old habits, routines and ways of doing things. So, if we are looking for inspiration, we might wish to look to Dimash for his creative genius. When I watch his performances, I see a young man who breaks all the ...
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Talent In Art

by Zoe Badger Arts and Entertainment, Home Based Business, Self Improvement
Hello Everyone, This week I wanted to talk about talent in art. This is a big one as when someone sees a piece of great art they usually say ‘you are so talented’ usually followed by ‘I wish I could draw like that’. There is this assumption that if you are good at art you were magically born with ‘talent’. What Actually Is Talent Talent to me signifies the result of proficient learning and practice. In other words you cultivate it and grow ...
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Test saving article

by Razvan Petrescu Arts and Entertainment
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Watercolours - What I Have Learnt So Far

by Zoe Badger Arts and Entertainment, Home Based Business, Self Improvement
Hello Everyone, I hope you have had a good week?  Today I wanted to write about watercolour, what I have learn’t so far.  I have been playing around with them on and off and for adding colour and paint mediums they are the most efficient for me.  I think it’s because of the ‘impressionistic’ feel they have. I have read and watched tutorials on watercolours to get some tips however the best thing I have found is to experiment with them and ...
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Challenge Your Art Skills

by Zoe Badger Arts and Entertainment, Home Based Business, Self Improvement
Hello Everyone, This week I wanted to discuss how to challenge your art skills, specifically with the ABC challenge.  This is where each day you take a letter of the alphabet and draw something that starts with that letter. Experimentation What I have discovered already and today is the day for the letter J is that it has led me to further my experimentation.  I have used watercolours, pencil, ink pen and markers so far in the last 10 days!  This experimentation if ...
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What To Do When You Have Lots of Art Ideas?

by Zoe Badger Arts and Entertainment, Home Based Business, Self Improvement
Hello Everyone, It’s been a couple of weeks since I last wrote a blog post and I took a much needed break. I used the time to re-charge my batteries and to re-assess what I wanted to do with my art for this coming year. What to do when you have lots of art ideas? This was the question that popped into my head. Although I have improved my drawing skills a lot since March 2020 when I decided to start doing ...
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Still Exploring And Drawing Faces

by Zoe Badger Arts and Entertainment, Home Based Business, Self Improvement
Hello Everyone, Still exploring and drawing faces this week.  I was not sure what I was going to write about this week as not much has happened since last week other than I have been focusing on faces again. References I have been diving into reference images on Pinterest and using them to really focus on how I use them and to understand further the places and angles of the face. I wanted to push beyond the full on, three quarter and side ...
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From Coloured Pencils to Art Journaling!

by Zoe Badger Arts and Entertainment, Home Based Business, Self Improvement
Hello Everyone, Well I did my first pencil coloured drawing in over 20 years this week!!! I decided to use an image I found on Pinterest to draw of some pink hair as I just wanted to work out myself how to build it up. Selecting my own colours following the light and shade areas and then once I had mapped it out I just went with the flow. What I Learnt What was interesting was how many times I changed the colours ...
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AUTHOR'S PICTO-BIO

by Neil Meyers Arts and Entertainment, Relationships, Self Improvement
For more Elysium''s Passage Blog Posts, go to  https://digitalbloggers.com/arts-and-entertainment/ep-blog-posts for over 130 links orhttps://digitalbloggers.com/articles/elysiumspassage for the host site  This is a (very) brief summary of some of the important people and events in my life. (Featured picture from my 33rd birthday) I was born in Edmonton, Alberta in 1949. My father served with the Royal Canadian Air Force in Britain during WWII before passing away from cancer in 1951. See more WW2 pictures on the post Commemoration to my Father's 100th https://digitalbloggers.com/arts-and-entertainment/my-father-s-100th      ...
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IS GOD A MYSTIC?

by Neil Meyers Arts and Entertainment, Relationships, Self Improvement
For more Elysium''s Passage Blog Posts, go to  https://digitalbloggers.com/arts-and-entertainment/ep-blog-posts  for over 130 links orhttps://digitalbloggers.com/articles/elysiumspassage  for the host site  IS GOD A MYSTIC OR JUST MYSTICAL? .Who is God and how can we come to know what we call God? This is a question humanity has asked as long as we have been roaming this earth. What is He/She like? Does God get angry at me for my misdeeds? Why do we refer to God as He or She or He/She? Is what we call ...
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LIVE VS EVIL

by Neil Meyers Arts and Entertainment, Relationships, Self Improvement
For other Elysium''s Passage Blog Posts, go to  https://digitalbloggers.com/arts-and-entertainment/ep-blog-posts to access over 130 links orhttps://digitalbloggers.com/articles/elysiumspassage for the host site _______________________________________________  LIVE VS EVIL  This last year, and especially the last months, it seems the gates of hell have been thrown open. And now, as Shakespeare says, “all the devils are here.” The lying MSM, the Big Tech social media censors, governments, tyrannical health officials, Big Pharma, Big Business, Fascist Billionaires… the list goes on; all weaponizing fear to control the masses. So far, they have ...
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DAILY MESSAGE ARCHIVES JANUARY 2021

by Neil Meyers Arts and Entertainment, Relationships, Self Improvement
For more Elysium''s Passage Blog Posts, go to  https://digitalbloggers.com/arts-and-entertainment/ep-blog-posts for over 130 post links orhttps://digitalbloggers.com/articles/elysiumspassage for the host site January 25, 2021  LIVE VS EVIL  This last year, and especially the last months, it seems the gates of hell have been thrown open. And now, as Shakespeare says, “all the devils are here.” The lying MSM, the Big Tech social media censors, governments, tyrannical health officials, Big Pharma, Big Business, Fascist Billionaires… the list goes on; all weaponizing fear to control the masses. So far, ...
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FREEDOM VS CENSORSHIP

by Neil Meyers Arts and Entertainment, Relationships, Self Improvement
For more Elysium''s Passage Blog Posts, go to  https://digitalbloggers.com/arts-and-entertainment/ep-blog-posts for over 130 links orhttps://digitalbloggers.com/articles/elysiumspassage for the host site FREEDOM VS CENSORSHIP 'Emancipate yourself from mental slavery'  Bob Marley .We are experiencing a time of censorship like never before in this world where the powerful corporations and governments control ideology and the flow of information. We are all familiar with Big Tech's propensity to eliminate what doesn't fit their narrative. Even on the local level, many are afraid to express their opinion when they hold views ...
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Playing With Coloured Pencils

by Zoe Badger Arts and Entertainment, Home Based Business, Self Improvement
Hello Everyone, I am dedicating this week (and maybe beyond) to playing with coloured pencils.  I dabbled with some water based tinted graphite pencils the other week and was really pleased with the effects.                         In my art stash I found an unused tin of WH Smiths (British book/stationery shop) of water based coloured pencils.  I have had them for years and totally unused and I mint condition!!!! Check Your Old Art Stash I ...
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How To Know When Your Sketch Is Complete (7 Points To Consider)

by Zoe Badger Arts and Entertainment, Home Based Business, Self Improvement
Hello Everyone, I have a question for you, ‘how do you know when your sketch is complete’?  This is the question that I have been asking myself this week. Some of my latest sketches have taken me 2-3 days to complete and I have been building and layering them up using just one coloured pencil.  I wanted to create a monochrome look with them and have selected a different colour per sketch. Layer And Build As I have progressed with each one I have ...
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HOLODYNAMICS

by Neil Meyers Arts and Entertainment, Relationships, Self Improvement
For more Elysium''s Passage Blog Posts, go to  https://digitalbloggers.com/arts-and-entertainment/ep-blog-posts over 135 links orhttps://digitalbloggers.com/articles/elysiumspassage for the host site HOLODYNAMICS  I decided to post an article on a novel psychological technique developed by Dr Vernon Woolf called Holodynamics that I consider a fun and effective means of dealing with negative energy. We all accumulating this energy within our cells, often causing us to feel unsettled and less happy than we wish. However, the problems and issues often go far beyond just feelings but compromise the core ...
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