The Beanie and Bren Show by Bren Bataclan

The Beanie and Bren Show — Join best buddies, #BeanieandBren, for weekly #creative #adventures of #art, #crafts, #friendship and #fun. www.beanieandbren.comBren’s Bataclan is a Filipino-American artist who began his street art installation in the summer of 2003. The painting involves the artist leaving his cartoon inspired FREE paintings for takers who ‘promise to smile.’ He calls this SmileyB Project. Bren started around the Boston area but has since gone worldwide with his project and has begun to paint murals and exhibit his paintings across the country.

To get to know the artist, please read the linked article which I previously wrote extensively about Bren’s Art and his Smile Movement back in June 2015: Bren Bataclan, artist who gives free artwork for a promise to smile.

Now, his up to something new: He has started a new project—“The Beanie and Bren Show.”  Although, The SmileB Project is all about giving free artworks for a promise to smile— this show carries the same objective. It is all about fun, friendship, creativity, and above all…smiles!

Join best buddies, Beanie and Bren, for weekly creative adventures of art, crafts, friendship and fun.

The Beanie and Bren Show — Join best buddies, #BeanieandBren, for weekly #creative #adventures of #art, #crafts, #friendship and #fun. www.beanieandbren.com

Feel free to follow “The Beanie and Bren Show” Facebook page by clicking the image link above.

NEW EPISODES EVERY THURSDAY!

Images provided by the artist.

Merry Christmas from Jenny’s Serendipity

To all Artists,

Wishing you all a joyous holiday Season and a most prosperous and healthy New Year!

Tagalog Translation:

Ang Pasko ay panahon ng pagsasaya, ng pagbibigayan, panahon ng pasasalamat sa mga biyayang ating natanggap.  Maligayang Pasko at Manigong Bagong Taon sa inyong lahat!!!!

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The Power of Creativity

If you use your creativity and dig deep through your brain, you will be amazed on what you can create. There are no boundaries as to what can be done.  Creativity is limitless. It is a sea of wonder- JBichara

Source Photo: Get Milked

Follow your passion

If you surround yourself with what you are passionate about, your competitors won’t stand a chance. Look for something you would do for free and then find a way to make money by doing what you love the most.

Photo Source: HUGH MACLEOD
Source Quote: Thomas A Capone

The importance of creative play

CREATIVE PLAY

Atulayan Island, Camarines Sur Philippines

The importance of creative play in early childhood is one of the most important criteria in Mental Health. Play helps children weave together all the elements of life as they experience it. It allows them to digest life and make it their own. It is an outlet for the fullness of their creativity, and it is an absolutely critical part of their childhood. With creative play, children blossom and flourish; without it, they suffer a serious decline.

Source: Joan Almon of  Wardolf Research Institute

* The photo was taken before leaving the island. The kids in the photo live in the island with their family who watches over the resort.

If you are stuck, listen up…

Truly inspiring….An Invocation for beginnings

Live & Learn

Inspiring.  Catchy thump, thump, thump rhythmic cadence.  Hypnotic.  Worthy 3 minute clip.  A few of my favorite excerpts.

“This is an invocation for anyone who hasn’t begun to start, who is stuck between 0 and 1”

“Let me think about the people I care about the most.  Like when they fail or disappoint me, I still love them, I still give them chances, and I still see the best in them.  Let me extend the same generosity to myself.

“If I catch myself wearing a tutu – 2FAT, 2LATE, 2OLD, let me shake it off like…”

“Let me be not so vain to think that I am the sole author of my victories and a victim of my defeats…”

“Let me remember that the unintended meaning that people project on to what I do is neither my fault or something I can take credit for.”

“Let me not think of…

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