Tag Archives: brooke toczylowski

Bookmaking Workshop, June 10

Please join me for an afternoon of ARTING next Sunday! All are welcome. brooke_toczylowski@yahoo.com to sign up! Sun June 10, 2-5pm – DIY Handmade Journals  HackerMom/arts educator Brooke shows us how to assemble, sew, and design a book to be used as a diary or sketchbook. Using simple art techniques we will create colorful, creative […]

Daydreaming on Mother’s Day

What did I ask for on my first Mother’s Day? Time to daydream. In the shower, in bed…it doesn’t matter. I love letting my thoughts go. Before I had a baby I did a lot of this daydreaming nonsense, except it’s not nonsense at all! Research shows that people who spend more time daydreaming are […]

structure forces creativity

The right brain has a bad rap. But as it turns out it’s what produces insights and innovations. From musicians to engineers, the right brain is critical. I’ve been reading Jonah Lehrer’s Imagine, a book about the science of creativity. Researchers have found that when someone is trying to solve a problem or puzzle she […]