Wednesday, January 19, 2022

Inspiration Collaboration

Since January 2020, I have been hosting a collaborative inspiration group with Arkansas painter Helen Eaton. Helen and I met online a few years thing led to another...and at the end of December 2019 we were madly pulling together ideas for an art group. After 24 months of providing inspiration to a group of artists in Canada and the U.S., we have wrapped up our project.

I won't lie...there were times that I thought I just couldn't think of another image to provide for the other artists to use as a spring board for their own creations. And there were times that I just had no idea what I would create in response to the paintings that Helen provided for inspiration each month.

But we did it! And...if I must say so myself...the results are a joy to look at.  We created three magazines that summarize our two years of creativity.

This first magazine shows just the work of Helen and myself....72 images that were provided as inspiration...and 72 images that were created in response...over a two year period. If you click on the info below, you'll be able to view the whole magazine online at Blurb. Just click on the pages to move back and forth through the magazine. You can enlarge the magazine by clicking on the diagonal arrows at the top right.

The following magazine is a summary of the artwork produced in 2021 by the whole group: And this magazine is a summary of the artwork produced in 2020 by the whole group: I am so proud of what Helen and I accomplished!


  1. Most definitely a joy to look at - wow, such creativity, such beauty. Thanks for sharing this, Sara :)

  2. I enjoyed it too, Sara. So much creativity is a wonder to behold. Just realized that my own image of oranges in a teacup was stolen from you! How'd I forget that? I loved yours!!


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