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Fear of First Step

Lisa Blake 2014 fear fear of novelty fear of the unknown heart soul create heartsoulcreate Lisa R. Ullrich Lisa Ullrich Photography Thoughts

  Hi, my name is Lisa and I have a fear of novelty and a fear of the unknown. I have a fear of novelty. New things frighten me.  I don't mean things as in objects, but things happening in life.  I fear driving to a new area and getting lost.  I fear going to someone's house for the first time.  I fear the first day of an event such as school, a new job, a new doctor, etc.  I fear any activity I have not previously done. I have a fear of the unknown. I blame my fear of...

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Creative Chicago Expo 2014

Lisa Blake #chicxpo 2014 Action Chicago creative Creative Chicago Expo education fear Goals heart soul create heartsoulcreate Inspirational Monday Inspirations Lisa R. Ullrich Lisa Ullrich

  This past weekend I attended the 11th Annual Creative Chicago Expo.  Two keynote speakers each day, a large number of vendor tables to visit and many educational workshops.  Much inspiration was to be found over these two days.  I attended workshops on local arts organizations, social listening, online and real life networking, business success, and blogging.  I learned a ton of new things, as well as a refresher on other things. I ventured out of my comfort zone, going up to vendor tables and introducing myself.  I also met a few fellow creatives in the workshops and even exchanged...

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Inspirational Monday

Lisa Blake 2014 brave bridge fear heart soul create heartsoulcreate Inspirational Monday inspirations Lisa R. Ullrich Lisa Ullrich nature photography

Click on photo to purchase "The best way out is always through." ~Robert Frost This inspirational quote reminds me to live in the moment, don't avoid or run away from the present.  Face your fears, face your faults, face your insecurities, face your fights, face your life, face your past, face your future, face your mistakes, face your heart, face your emotions, face your feelings, face your truth.  There is nothing you can't handle if you are brave enough to face it. What does this inspirational quote mean to you?  

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Time To Vote! Lilla Rogers' Global Talent Search

Lisa Blake 2013 Action art creative critiques fear Goals heart soul create heartsoulcreate inspirations inspiring Lilla Rogers Lilla Rogers' 2013 Global Talent Search Lisa R. Ullrich Lisa Ullrich

  Hello Friends!  Even though my art wasn't in the top 50 selected, I wanted to share this next round of Lilla Rogers' Global Talent Search with you.    I always love supporting other artists and now is the perfect opportunity.  These participating artists need OUR votes to win!  Please click on the image above to vote for your favorite!  I'd also love for you to share with us which one's you like the best in the comments below.  I will also share once I make up my mind!  You have just played a part in making someone's dreams come true. ...

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Lilla Rogers' Global Talent Search - Playground Submission

Lisa Blake 2013 Action art Artwork colored pencil creative Drawing fear Goals heart soul create heartsoulcreate journal Lilla Rogers Lilla Rogers' 2013 Global Talent Search Lisa R. Ullrich Lisa Ullrich perform Playground slide

  Hello Friends!  Yesterday, I submitted my entry into Lilla Rogers' 2013 Global Talent Search and would love to share it with you.     A colored pencil drawing on 9" x 12" acid-free drawing paper.  It took many layers to get the colors to pop just so.  I used Adobe Illustrator to add "Journal" at the bottom.  All-in-all, the entire process from start to submission took about 13 hours. The most challenging part of this assignment was deciding where to place "Journal".  I went back and forth between putting the letters on apples in the tree, carving it into...

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