CSI Challenge - 37 combined with a sketch from OUAS
CASE FILE - 37
Here’s how I cracked the case.
I really struggled with the colours, but it managed to wrangle them into submission in the end.
The sketch was a great kick start to the mojo
Stripes in the paper and acetate. Dots scattered down the left side. Also on the little girls dress.
Craft Knife used to cut out the little girl.
Journalling across several spots
Inspiration word used - THINK. I thought about my school days and wrote a diary entry about the lessons learned from those years.
THE JOURNALLING READS
When I look at this photo of me in my school uniform, I am astonished to discover a smile on my face. It’s certainly not the way I felt week after miserable week, as I struggled to
comprehend maths & algebra.
School was a place of deep anxiety and shame for me. I was told repeatedly, that I was dumb, stupid and would never amount to anything. I was belted & made to stand in the dunces corner. Sadly it was not just me, but all the poor kids who were physically and psychologically abused in this manner.
But what were the best lessons from those years?
I learned to persevere & to be gentle with myself; accept that a pass is good enough if I’ve done my best. I learned the sky will not fall when I make a mistake. I know I am more proficient with words than numbers.
I learned a deep compassion for the marginalized. I choose not to give my power away by constantly seeking the approval of others. I feel free to question authority and defend my own ideas. I am so grateful to the tertiary teachers who demonstrated that education can
be fun & exciting; it has the powerto heal and inspire, to
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