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Productivity Is Hard as a Mom 🤪😁

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Productivity Is Hard as a Mom 🤪😁

It's such a tremendous blessing being a mom, I wouldn't change it for anything in the whole world! But if you are also a mom...you know...you know the feeling of your mind melting under the sway of a 3 or 4 year old. They talk a lot, and your mind doesn't get a lot of peace until bedtime. I love playing with my daughter, but I know it is good for her to see me make art. She observes how I paint and has a love for art already! The best advice I have for other parent artists out there...

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Working through artist's block

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Working through artist's block

I have been an artist for a long time. I would say for the last 20 years.  My creativity sometimes flourishes and sometimes is practically nonexistent. These shifts don't necessarily seem to stem from any external circumstance, but instead appear to be some kind of subconscious phantom of the artist! I know I am not alone. Almost every other artist I have known struggles with this art enemy in square format...the dreaded artist's block! As I have had to work through these creative dead zones over the years, I find that I have an easier time forcing my way through them...

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Imagination

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Imagination

Our imaginations truly are an amazing part of being human. They bloom around 2-3 years old and continue to explode during much of our childhoods. (It has been such a joy watching our 4 year old develop her imagination and creativity in the past 2 years!) But at some point many kids grow out of their imaginations, mostly because they begin feeling self conscious about that kind of play and think it to be beneath them.  And then as we enter into adolescence and adulthood a lot of people stop nurturing that part of their brains and fall out of...

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Welcome!

Posted by Olivia Moore on

Welcome!

My name is Olivia, I am the artist behind Poofy Dove. I have loved making art and being creative as long as I can remember. I enjoy creating paintings that make others smile, the silly chubby owls are some of my personal favorites! I hope you enjoy browsing through my original artwork. I welcome custom commissions and am ready to create anything you can dream up. To get to know me more follow me on my blog!

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