Author Archives: Brisbane Artist

About Brisbane Artist

Jo is a Creative Arts Teacher from Down Under, Jo lives in tropical paradise Brisbane Queensland.AU The topic that fascinates Jo is a Rapid eLearning The types of subjects Jo writes about thrive on synergy and so does she. Creativity and self expression are essential components of the curriculum, and yet so often they are overlooked as the source of self efficacy and resilience. Jo has been studying how to harness the power of multimedia and the creative arts as a therapist and community worker. Passionate about developing communities of like minded people who accompany each other on a path toward spiritual, psychological and physical health, Jo seeks to remain open to all possible forms and ways of personal and community expression. By challenging all educators to connect the various kinds of art, Jo hopes to dialogue about how the Creative Arts can be a made a more explicitly vital part of everyday lived experience. Teaching Art and being a Creative Arts Therapist has fostered a passion for personal development and for healing within community. Jo has an interest in all aspects of natural healing that promote inner balance and well being.

New Jobs for Older Workers : Jenni Proctor

New Jobs for Older Workers (2012) is the result of years of dedicated application by Jenni Proctor. It is a great targeted little book for those who wish to settle for a more rewarding career as they approach that wonderful … Continue reading

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Philosophical Linguistics : Join the Never Ending Argument!

Janet Cameron is a retired university lecturer who now manages a channel called Philosophical Linguistics.  To explain what the channel is about Janet writes that Ferdinand de Saussure (1857-1913) has been celebrated as “The Father of Linguistics” for his work … Continue reading

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Creative Artists Dealing With Self Sabotage

  This image is from a new article called How to Recognise and Deal with Self Sabotage in the Creative Arts. The article begins…Chamine describes factors that contribute to success in Positive Intelligence.(2012)  In the context of an art based practice, the … Continue reading

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Strengthening Personal Resilience

Pressifield says; “The enemy of the artist is the small-time Ego, which begets Resistance, which is the dragon that guards the gold.” [The War of Art 2012] In the The War of Art] (2012) Pressfield labels the enemy of artistic practice … Continue reading

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Marketing Your Book on Amazon by Shelley Hitz

Unlike other reviewers I don’t yet have a book on Amazon. As you all know I am about to publish a Middle Years Creative Arts textbook soon. Global Citizens will be packaged in an eReader and will become an example … Continue reading

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Twitter Used as an Educational Tool within the Context of Rapid eLearning

Twitter is an online social networking and microblogging service that enables users to send and read text-based messages of up to 140 characters.   Users can tweet via the Twitter website, as well as androids, smartphones, and SMS from a mobile. (Wikipedia … Continue reading

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Soap Stone Carving an Example of Rapid eLearning

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    Soapstone Carving Rapid eLearning is about empowering the students to get organised around all aspects of their learning.  There is so much information available on the Internet and provided freely in public libraries.  Students can take advantage of the tools of … Continue reading

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Some of the Ceramic Pieces of the Cross

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Here are a few of the pieces that were assembled into the cross.

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Judgment, Discernment, Comprehension – An Integrated Whole

Wisdom is your perspective on life, your sense of balance, your understanding of how the various parts and principles apply and relate to each other. It embraces judgment, discernment, and comprehension. It is a gestalt or oneness, and integrated wholeness.” … Continue reading

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Architecture that Provides a Fertile Environment Within Which Creativity can Flourish

Daniel Coyle of the The Talent Code  (2010) provides a compelling argument to show that creativity (ability) can be created and nurtured.   He demonstrated that the wiring of our brains is one of the most active elements of the learning process and traces how this influences … Continue reading

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