Something that’s always bothered me, is Why are some people born Transgender? I came up with a theory this morning after a False Awakening, which is where you have a dream that you wake up from a dream and get out of bed, only to realise that you’re actually still dreaming; a Dream within a Dream.
It only lasted a few seconds, but I couldn’t stop thinking about it all morning and it made me wonder, What if we’re inside of a Dream right now, What if we each have a Creator whose fast asleep in their own lil bed dreaming us into existence as we speak lol… and What if that’s got something to do with our Gender, and Why some people are born Transgender.
So this weeks podcast is all about a Theory I have of how Lucid Dreaming and Gender may be Linked. I also talk about another Lucid Dream I had last week, and also these weird worm hole vivid visual things that I have no clue what they are, but they fascinate me so much.
lil ART TIP TIME
ALWAYS TRY NEW THINGS … or tings :)
With Inktober starting tomorrow, I’ve been playing around with some new Art Tools, and it made me realise. It’s really important to try new tings, because iwhen you do, that’s when you have the most fun, because you don’t know what you’re doing lol so you can just Play and Experiment :)
Hope you like this one. If you have any tips or questions about Lucid Dreaming and those Vivid Wormhole things, this weeks lil Art Tip, or if you have any questions/topics you’d like discussed in future episodes, please get in touch. You can message me down the bottom of this page, by leaving a comment on YouTube, or by SENDING AN EMAIL
This weeks Inspirational Quote goes to Alan Watts
” IF WE REALLY SAW THAT IT WAS AN ILLUSION, WE’D ALL BE HAPPY IN OUR BIG DREAM. “
– Alan Watts
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LINKS DISCUSSED ON THE SHOW
• Tombow Calligraphy Brush Pen – I never planned to buy one of these, but playing around with it when I got it home made me realise how much fun it is to try new tings
• Inktober Blog Post – Buying some new art tools for Inktober, is what inspired this weeks lil Art Tip of trying new tings :)
• Tombow Mono Eraser Pen – I briefly refer to this, my favourite art tool of them all :), during the episode.
• YOUTUBE @SophieLawson – including lil Art Tips, episodes of this Podcast, Inspirational Artists and some of my Pencil Drawings / Artwork :)
• TWITTER @SophieLawsonArt – Come say hello, I post random stuff on here :)
• INSTAGRAM @Sophie.Lawson – Pop along to my lil INSTAGRAM feed, where I plop out images from time to time lol
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” I THINK THAT’S ONE OF THE PROBLEMS THAT WE HAVE, WE WANT TO STAY WITH WHAT’S FAMILIAR … BECAUSE IT’S COMFORTABLE I GUESS. “
– Sophie Lawson
It’s that time of year again … when the sun comes out to play, so do the drawing pencils :) It’s time to start sketching people in public, something I was terrified to do at first, but it’s one of the most fun ways to improve, and loosen up, both your drawing, and the mind :)
This lil episode is for us sleepyheads out there :) Due to some unforeseen circumstances, I had to sacrifice my sleep this week … not cool. It’s been interesting though, seeing how sleep is key to everything. This weeks lil Art Tip is more of a mental one, about how never to assume when learning anything to do with Art, and that’s pretty much it for this one. Hope you like it, I’m gonna to go sleep now :)
This one’s a lil bit different and more about the tings, as I share a Holotropic Breathwork experience, which leads into: Ancient Civilisations, Aliens, Time Travel and Remote Viewing the War in Heaven … fascinating stuff. I highly recommend trying out Holotropic Breathwork for yourself. The Fascinating Fact is related, as it’s to do with Breathing, the lil Art Tip is all about the colour of your art tools and the Book Book is one of my favourites, Sophie’s World. As always, hope you like this one :)
On this episode I talk about Self Doubt, and how I’m starting to realise, with the help of Lucid Dreaming and Automatic Writing, that Self Doubt is a fear that shouldn’t be something to run away from, but instead embraced, with the Loving arms of Action.
This lil one’s all about Gesture Drawing; I talk about why it’s my most fun drawing exercise, how online resources QuickPoses.com and Croquis Cafe can help improve your Gesture Drawing skills, and there’s this weeks lil Art Tip, which is Gesture Drawing related. We also have a new feature this week in Book Book Time :) where I’ll be looking at a different book each episode, and this weeks Book Book changed my life, it’s Breaking the Habit of Being Yourself: How To Lose Your Mind And Create A New One, by Dr Joe Dispenza. Hope you like this one :)
On this lil episode, I start by sharing an embarrassing story, before jumping into the main topic of the drawing exercise Automatic Drawing. I also revisit a book I read in 2017 called Feel The Fear and Do It Away, by Susan Jeffers, talk about the subconscious and how 95% of the time we don’t even know we’re doing, and finally … the lil art tip looks at the benefits of taking a break :) Hope you like this one.
This weeks lil episode is more about the tings, as I talk about Interpreting Dreams with Automatic Writing. There’s also the Book Book, which is Understanding Dreams by Keith Hearne and David Melbourne, and for a bit of arty tings, we have the lil Art Tip, which is a super easy way to create the effect of squinting when working digitally. Hope you like this one :)
On this episode I talk about Lucid Dreaming again … Lucid Dreaming and Art seems like it could be a powerful combination. I had a crazy idea of trying to meet lilSOPHIE, one of my custom characters, inside of a lucid dream. I talk about my first attempt on this episode … I think it might be possible, having already experienced holding her lil hands :) I talk about some of the fun things I’d love for us to do together, like Posing, Sketching, listening to her lil Stories and getting to know who lilSOPHIE really is, so I can pop back into reality and bring her to life :)
In this weeks lil episode, I ask the question, Are Videogames Bad For You? You can replace Videogames with any hobby really, as I think it all comes down to finding balance and your beliefs. There’s also the lil Art Tip, which is about Taking Your Time when Drawing Realistic Hair, and there’s a slice of Lucid Dreaming talk too: False Awakenings and how Lucid Dreaming is improving my Waking Life. Hope you like it :)
What are the Best Drawing Pencils for Gesture Drawing? Sketching? or Realistic Pencil Drawing? No idea lol but join me for episode Three of the So Free Art Podcast, to find what my personal favourite Drawing Pencils are, and why I prefer using Mechanical / Clutch pencils over traditional wooden pencils :)
“Podcasts are Music for the Mind.”