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?”
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How Inner Child Artist Oracle Came To Be: The Progression of the Process is Sticky Sometimes
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”
Heal Your Inner Child
Coming to Kickstarter February 15, 2023!
The Inner Child Artist Oracle Kickstarter is starting on Feb 10, 2023, Y’all!
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!”
Inner Child Artist Oracle is Done, Diddly-Un!!!!
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!!!!”
Inner Child Artist Oracle by CooptyLew
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”
Inner Child Artist Oracle by CooptyLew
I am back to work on my new Oracle deck! Coming to Kickstarter so soon!
Inner Child Artist: The How’s and Why’s
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”
Some draw it out; Others sing it…
My son sings it. And he’s so good. I love it. I think it’s important. And beautiful. ❤️
Drawing it out… 😭
My dad has been in ICU for a week now. He has to a have a defibrillater implanted into his heart tomorrow morning, while his blood pressure stays at a very low rate. I’m worried. I am so fucking scared of facing life on Earth without him. I can’t stand the thought of losing him,Continue reading “Drawing it out… 😭”
My Life is Crashing Down With My Daddy
Death is so final. I have always had so much hope that with modern technology and medical advances, that my dad would be fine. I’ve never been the best at handling terminal illness and death. And the death of someone close to me nearly destroys me. I’m still trying to deal with the loss ofContinue reading “My Life is Crashing Down With My Daddy”
Inner Child Artist
Introducing Inner Child Artist, an art therapy deck to heal the wounded inner child. The Prototype This is the new deck I have been working on. It is called Inner Child Artist, and it is for healing the wounded inner child that hides inside of all of us. This is an art therapy deck thatContinue reading “Inner Child Artist”
The Lifestyle You Ordered is Out of Stock!
A collage of my family that I made for my mom… only the quote isn’t on the real one. But the quote sums everything up nicely. 😭
We all have many different people hidden inside of us, for every person that cares for us and that we care for becomes a part of us somehow. Who are you today? Are you the person that is on the inside that only you know, or are you the one on the outside that everyoneContinue reading “Double Take”
Do you like psychology? Have you thought about shadow work?
Have you heard of Carl Jung’s concept of the shadow self? In wikipedia, the shadow self is defined as “(1) an unconscious aspect of the personality which the conscious ego does not identify in itself, or (2) the entirety of the unconscious, i.e., everything of which a person is not fully conscious. In short, the shadowContinue reading “Do you like psychology? Have you thought about shadow work?”
A Tarot Banksy Review TO DIE FOR!
From a happy customer! “I presented my 33 yr old son with his own Banksy deck tonight. It was chosen for its limited edition number and signed to him personally. His recent work as a freedom fighter in his own right prompted the gift. What he is doing is slightly dangerous and controversial. As “children”Continue reading “A Tarot Banksy Review TO DIE FOR!”
A Naked Selfie? Why NOT? (It’s just me… drawing ME!)
Emotional Well-Being Spreads
Tarot can be used for many, many purposes. One of my favorite uses for Tarot is to help me escape “crazy brain.” When anxiety and fear take over, it is hard to sometimes think rationally and actually see a situation for what it really is. In situations like this, I will pull out my TarotContinue reading “Emotional Well-Being Spreads”
Just Me is All I Can Be!
Happy Birthday in Heaven!
Not a day goes by that I don’t wish for just one more moment with her! My sister would have had her 48th birthday today. We celebrate nonetheless. It is so hard. It is so hard to live without her. It is so hard to celebrate her in her absence. And, unbelievably… ItContinue reading “Happy Birthday in Heaven!”
Some of my decks!
A little over the top
A Couple Unboxing Vids That Are #DECKLUSTAPPROVED
Hey! But if you do like what I have to say, you can view my unboxings of Colliwog here and The Moon Deck here. Enjoy! They are “decklust” APPROVED! And for a giggle, see the one below! (I swear, I have no shame!)
Sacred Space… So NECESSARY!
You know when you need it. (Try giving an inspiring speech in gibberish when you feel like shit and are uninspired. Ha! Or, don’t…) Visit here for my Sacred Space video! (The more serious side of Shilo…) NAMASCRAY! 😉 SHI
A Love Story Should Always Have A Happy Ending!
My love is true.