Creativity Archives - Marlene Lowden

BCD#26

Blind Contour Homage #26 – “Muskoka” – Marjorie Pigott Marjorie Pigott was born in Yokohama, Japan. Her father was English and had commercial interests in Japan. Her mother was Japanese of noble birth. Pigott and her sisters were considered British according to Japanese law which determines ones nationality based on the father. The girls received……

BCD #25

Blind Contour Drawing #25 – “Dishcloth on Line #3 ” – Mary Pratt 1997 Mary Pratt grew up on one of the most well-regarded streets in Fredericton, New Brunswick. She was one of two daughters to a Harvard-educated provincial cabinet minister. She was heavily influenced by her maternal grandmother, Edna McMurray, who was the co-founder of……

When it’s a big muddy mess . . .

This is a recap of a talk I was invited to give at a gathering, hosted by Leah Goard for her Define Design Align Academy. In a room filled with intelligent and inspiring female entrepreneurs, I got up and started speaking about mud! I was accompanied by Marleen Vermeulen, my lovely friend and co-host of……

Doodling, colouring & drawing

Creativity is the ultimate problem solver. The next time you have an issue at the office, a dilemma at home or are simply feeling like you are in a bit of a slump, try tapping into your creative side.  Science proves that giving your analytical mind a break and allowing your mind to relax is……