Author Archive: Jackie Dorage

Jackie’s work is based on real narratives involving animals and how they interact with each other and their surroundings. She captures moments in nature that appear normal on the surface but are rich with meaning underneath, bridging together science, art, and human emotion. To find out more about her work and read her blog, visit

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Self-acceptance in the Creative Process

| February 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

Our lives are, and have always been, bombarded with self-help words and sayings. “Be yourself”, “shoot for the stars”, “confidence”, “self respect”, “positive thinking.” There’s lots of word retention, little conceptual discussion. When it comes to creative career […]

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Embrace Your Evolution

| September 1, 2013 | 0 Comments

A few years ago, I started a painting about vampire bats. The end product looked like a psychedelic cartoon of pink gremlins in an apocalyptic candyland. I very quickly despised everything about it and rolled it up to be banished under the couch, a gift to the dust, never to be seen again…

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