#exploreandcreatestories – a new project

It’s been a while since I blogged here at Chat with Rellypops. That is because I’ve  been working on a new project over on my new website called Explore & Create Co.  As a part of this project, which is all about exploring and creating opportunities for creativity, mindfulness and productivity in this crazy busy…

#MuseumEdOz is launched

Over the past few months I’ve been working with the Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences in Sydney as a Visiting Research Fellow. We have been exploring how we can engage education audiences with learning and social media (you can read more here and here on initial thinking). It has been such an exciting adventure…

Drawing as a way to see

I love the idea of drawing; not just because I’m a lover of the arts but because by focusing on my drawing I improve my observation skills. I’m also an advocate of drawing as a way to communicate ideas, reflections and voice. The very art of drawing assists one in refining how they see. Observational drawing specifically encourages…

Kids with cameras

In 8 days I’ll have the pleasure of watching 27 primary aged children, 12 parents, 2 teachers, and 3 gallery education staff  come together in a partnership that celebrates kids with cameras. Our destination is the National Gallery of Victoria (@ngv_melbourne). I’m pumped! The young people are excited! And the educators are fascinated! Sounds crazy…