To be perfectly honest, this project has given me more than I could’ve hoped for. Over the four years that it took to create, (avoidance, maybe?!?), I healed so many past traumas, many of which were beyond my own conscious awareness. I’m happy to say that I’m not the girl that started this project anymore.Continue reading “Inner Child Artist Oracle is prepared to go live! But does it do what I say it does?”
The deck started out small, and was meant for personal use only, but it transformed itself many times as I went along. It soon became huge and MESSY!!! And that is OK, as the process for creating it felt huge and messy. There was lots of scribbling and mistakes and I didn’t always like theContinue reading “How Inner Child Artist Oracle Came To Be: The Progression of the Process is Sticky Sometimes”
Coming to Kickstarter February 15, 2023!
It has taken me four years to complete this awesome deck, using my non-dominant hand! Talk about HARD, but so worth it. Why do inner child work? Well, because… “No one is coming to save you, but it is not because you are unloved. To the contrary: You are so revered, so adored, so magnificent,Continue reading “The Inner Child Artist Oracle Kickstarter is starting on Feb 10, 2023, Y’all!”
This deck is a culmination of everything I’ve ever done in my entire life, from teaching elementary school art , to messing around with graphic design and websites, marketing and advertising, to storytelling and journaling, to card creation, etc.! I have had so many random opportunities to work in so many different fields, and IContinue reading “Inner Child Artist Oracle is Done, Diddly-Un!!!!”
I have to finish editing 22 stories in the guidebook for Inner Child Artist Oracle. The stories are from my inner child’s perspective, and some of them are not easy to write, and even harder to read. We all have our stories. So this is me, wearing my heart on my sleeve, as I’m sharingContinue reading “Dude, this is happening!”
I’m almost ready for Kickstarter! I had some healing to do… This has been the very best healing project ever. Check it out! This art was created using my non-dominant hand. The art is based off of projects I facilitated in my elementary art classroom. Each card has a real story from my life, retoldContinue reading “Inner Child Artist Oracle by CooptyLew”
I am back to work on my new Oracle deck! Coming to Kickstarter so soon!
Are you happy? Were you happy as a child? Do you know how to be truly happy? 🥰 Emotions are intrinsic, and must be created from within. Happiness is something you become. It can’t be found in other people, in relationships, in travel, in work, or in luxury belongings… Happiness is something that you mustContinue reading “Inner Child Artist: WIP!”
Y’all… I have been working on an oracle deck called Inner Child Artist since early 2018. I got the promo deck on the day my father passed. Needless to say, I had to put it down for a while until my heart could handle it again. I miss my dad so much! It’s hurts toContinue reading “Inner Child Artist”
These are my drawings in response to the cards in my Inner Child Artist deck. It’s hard to say which I prefer: the initial imagery or the elicited imagery… Inner Child Artist was created over the many YEARS I spent teaching elementary art. Much of the imagery is from art projects that I facilitated andContinue reading “Inner Child Artist: The How’s and Why’s”