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Create or die

Journal Entry: Mon Mar 9, 2015, 11:46 AM
So the last journal I wrote I confess I was bemoaning my lack of chances to create. The rain has been non stop, as has the coldness. So I found myself watch Netflix, but being super bored with it. (They need to add more things I like.) I did a few still life shots but I have not invested in any objects that have sparked my need to shoot them. So on a dull night when my husband had to work late I stumbled upon a documentary on the Mob in the US. For some reason my creative juices started to flow. I was captivated. After watching I began writing a book about my dog's life in the American mob in the late 70's. This is not the first time I have stuck my poor dog into a time period and watched what happened to him. Two years ago I put him in the roaring 20's. I am not writing it for kids, or adults. I am just writing it because I find it interesting. I have posted a few chapters on line for friends to read and they find it entertaining. So I am pretty sure I am not crazy!

I just had a few indoor session, which I loath, but they went rather well. I need to post some of the results. But I think if I had not started to create an alternate life for my dog, my creative flow for my photography would have not been as strong when I finally got to pick my camera back up again. Point being that everyday as an artist you need to create. Or die! Create a new dish, re hang the art in your house, paint a wall a different color just do something. I feel as artists if we stop living the joy of making something, of crafting a story or image for the world to be a brighter place, we lose apart of who we are. People that want to make art are so special. You who are all reading this are brave. So if you cannot get into your medium of art, move to another one!

Create or let that part of you die.

Affection by ChikrataSummer time by emmil
MY LIGHTHOUSE by apelathsBlue Owl by ArtofOkan
Selfportrait in Sunlight by IreneShpakYoull find us in the woods v.2 by bwaworga
Space cat by CookiesOChocolaMug Shot by KikiTheMonkey
Speedpaint #51 by Sylar113Day 832. Pandas by Cryptid-Creations
Books Magic by nokeekPromise by Maquenda
Adventure Time by jerry8448Origami Cranes by Rinian
Unwritten Waves by Sentient-PhytonTree of white moon by kouno1218
Up With The Birds by M3LL0N-3MMushroom Town Royal Botanic Gardens by mushroomtown

Cheers, :tea:
Olivia M

My boy, my son and my dog. Jack Moore
Rockin' Roll Jack by WildWinyan

This Journal Skin was designed by Night-Beast
  • Mood: Zeal
  • Listening to: Frank Sinatra
  • Reading: Bible
  • Watching: Dr Mr. Waterson
  • Playing: WOW
  • Drinking: Chia tea latte


Olivia ♥
Artist | Photography
United States

Hello World! :earth: You may call me Olivia. About me, I love, old maps and vintage phones, books, iced tea, dogs, watches, leather journals, brass compasses and sturdy back packs. I adore animals and hiking. I think people are great and good at heart. Enjoy seeing the world through my eyes.

:meow: As of Feb. 2013 I have been working with a non profit organization called T-bar (True Blue Animal Rescue) I try and photography animals for their web site to help them find homes. Since the groups is a series of foster homes I only get to snap a handful of the animals. Please visit to learn more about the animals that need homes.

:heart: Olivia M

My Husband :iconjimnightshade:

Current Residence: The Shire
Favourite genre of music: The Blues
Favourite photographer: Kris G. & jonnygoodboy
Favourite cartoon character: Mr. Burns & Bender & Dale Gribble
Personal Quote: Oh snap!


That part of me by WildWinyan
That part of me
As many of you know the weather in Texas has been insane. I go to bed to thunderstorms, flooding and tornado warnings and wake up to sun shine. It’s crazy and stressful. I worked with Alisssa yesterday and we got to work for an hour and half. It went well but then rained on us slightly. As I was editing her work and posting it to my FB page I had to take shelter with my husband and dogs in a closet. Life is odd! Jason and I are well and safe. All the pets and my new horse are good and safe as well. This rain has prevented me from so much stuff with my camera. But I am sure it will end sometime.
:heart: Olivia M

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Lior-Art Featured By Owner 4 days ago  Hobbyist General Artist
You are still here...we can hear You... by Lior-Art
MorningIrbis Featured By Owner May 19, 2015  Hobbyist Photographer
Thanks for the favourite! 
xXBellcatXx Featured By Owner May 17, 2015  Hobbyist Photographer
Thank you so much for fav my work "Vigilant wolfpack"! :)
corniger-aries Featured By Owner May 14, 2015  Hobbyist Photographer
Thank you for the :+fav:, it is appreciated! :hug:
JulijanaM Featured By Owner May 13, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you so much for faving A Kiss Hello, A Kiss Goodbye by JulijanaM ! I appreciate it a lot Olivia! :D :hug:
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