fearless art

Set up a space to paint.

Annie Hamman - May 7, 2015

Setting up a space to paint freely doesn’t have to be stressful logistics. All you need is a space where it’s permissible to do some acrylic splashes around. Best one is an art studio of course, but if you don’t have one, the garage is second best space to go. Layer the floor with plastic from builders warehouse, and if necessary cover the walls and …

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The concept of Fearless Art.

Annie Hamman - May 1, 2015

We did not come up with the concept of fearless art and then proceeded to implement it. It took us 3 years of Tallulah’s life and observation of her process to realize that what she does is in fact Fearless Art. Children have no fear when it comes to fun creative times. There is no attachment to the outcome, no expectation, no concern to spoil …

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How to react during painting session.

Annie Hamman - May 1, 2015

Many things will happen during painting session with your child that will take you out of your comfort zone. Paint buckets will be dropped on the floor, poured over, mess created: slippery, sticky and all kinds of inconvenient mess. You will be tempted many times to stop, to say no, to prevent or prohibit something, and even to pull hair out of your head. Don’t. …

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Facing fear as a parent.

Annie Hamman - April 30, 2015

Main thing preventing a parent to start this project with the baby is fear. Fear is a universal creativity killer, I myself have lots of fear as a professional artist, when I want to start a work of art. Fear leads to doubts, procrastinations, insecurities and ultimately failure to start, to continue or to finish a creative project. I am not a psychologist, but I …

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