MY BOOK ABOUT ME. Using chalk and oil pastel.

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Experimenting with chalk pastel
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my favorite food.
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what I did over summer holiday.
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blending colours
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favorite food
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noodles
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inventing an instrument
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Brighton seaside.
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An instrument that is half violin and half flute
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small guitar
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if i were an animal
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worst and best food
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i wish i could be a cricket
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smudging and blending chalk pastels
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I would probably be a cheetah…..because i am quite fast
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a wolf

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“Make glorious, amazing mistakes.”

april 2014 704Freedom and exploration without planning the end result ………….is much easier for children and allows for great learning and creativity , which Artyfacts encourages.

The Daily Post

In Neil Gaiman’s now famous 2012 commencement speech at the University of the Arts, he offers some excellent advice to free us from perfectionism, imploring us to simply create — to make art — no matter what. What’s wonderful about this advice is that it applies to any creative endeavour, regardless of whether your art form is writing, drawing, painting, sculpting, or découpage:

I hope that in this year to come, you make mistakes.

Because if you are making mistakes, then you are making new things, trying new things, learning, living, pushing yourself, changing yourself, changing your world. You’re doing things you’ve never done before, and more importantly, you’re Doing Something.

So that’s my wish for you, and all of us, and my wish for myself. Make New Mistakes. Make glorious, amazing mistakes. Make mistakes nobody’s ever made before. Don’t freeze, don’t stop, don’t worry that it isn’t good…

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