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sketchbook page turner 42

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Another Sketchbook Tour. Sketchbook Page Turner 42 by Suzanne Gibbs Art. Sketchbook of drawings from October 2021—December 2021. Includes sketches found in my newest project: SuzZine. SuzZine is a subscription based zine with all sorts of fun creative idea starters: made to inspire your tender stories. What will you share with others and with yourself in 2022? Would you consider hitting SUBSCRIBE on my YouTube Channel? Yeah, well, thanks! Interestingly, I cannot name my own channel until I get 100 subscribers, even though I have published over 100 videos! Ahhh, the algorithms of Social Media!

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feminism isn't working

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In 2021 I stumbled upon this article, and at the time I knew I wanted to save and savor the idea, but I had no idea how to share my thoughts around the article. In the title of this blog I said: feminism isn't working OK, we start from there. Is this true that feminism isn't working? Yes, in many ways we could 100% argue that feminism is a word, a concept, and a political viewpoint that has merits, but has not fulfilled any or enough promises. So sadly yea, feminism is not working. There is one line in the...

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amplification

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I WANT WOMEN'S VOICES AMPLIFIED. SO DO A LOT OF WOMEN LIKE ME. Oooops, did I just yell in all caps? The funny thing is I hit all caps on accident, but then decided to leave it, because that's the point of this blog. amplification Even when we work extra hard, when we shout, when we triple check our work, when we put ourselves out there, still we tend to get dismissed or ignored. Thankfully this topic keeps being researched these days, so that IS something. Then I read an article that reminded me—that even when we do get published,...

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sketchbook page turner 40

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I cannot believe this, but I have shared 40 sketchbooks on YouTube! 40! Each sketchbook has about 60 (or more pages) that's a whole lot of drawings!!! Ok, enough already. Here is the video. Please come back soon, because I have more sketchbooks from 2021 to share.

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kinda a mess...

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I made this. A string of prayer flags. Sorry no picture of the string of flags hanging in my studio. Anyway. I took it apart. The string of flags. Then I put the flags in a small sketchbook. A sample page. I do not think that this "project" or "creative idea" is finished. I simply housed the idea for a while into a small sketchbook. Maybe it could be a book or a set of cards or stickers... I really don't know. Output matters though. Making what cannot sell makes sense, even though it is kinda a mess... So you...

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