Introducing Jemilin McMurray

Jemilin is an Artist and Author.  As a Calligrapher, she shared some of her inspiration.
What is your most popular blogging topic and how do you get your ideas?
It’s Calligraphy especially Calligraphy for meditation as this relates to my current job and I am also obsessed with Calligraphy artwork.
What superpower would you have and why? 
I would like to have super power to be able to turn back time as I regret some part of my life.
What’s the best piece of advice you’ve been given?

From my OB after my big surgery, I got my uterus removed. She said “You are stronger than you think” this applies to all of my daily basis. I embed that phrase in my head.
Name something you love, and why?
I love myself as a mother to my son and a wife to my husband. I love my family. It sounds cheesy but trust me it’s true. Both of them encourage me to be a better, stronger and wonderful person without them noticing they are actually my big support.
Name three artists you’d like to be compared to.
1. Suzanne Cunningham , 2. David Grimes, 3. Nikolietta .
Favourite or most inspirational place?
My favourite place is Scotland.
Name something you don’t love, and why.
I don’t love myself sometimes as I lose my cool and quite often it affects others.
What is your dream project?
I would like to be a guest lecturer in the University teaching calligraphy and also be famous as a calligrapher.
What wouldn’t you do without?
My pen and paper.
Professionally, what’s your goal?
To be famous and recognised worldwide as a calligrapher.
What makes you angry?
When things don’t go as planned repeatedly.
What does “being creative” mean to you?
To be able to create art when some people don’t think it could be but you do.
What kind of creative patterns, routines or rituals do you have?
I often recreate my own art to make it something new and see my improvement on writing letters skills. I also like to see different type of arts such as watercolour or flower line drawing etc., I combine them in my calligraphy artwork.
What are you trying to communicate with your art?
A peace. When I am writing I don’t think about anything at all. I don’t feel pain or numb in my legs. The more fine of lines of letters I created, the more how deep into art I was at that moment. I really hope people can see and can feel it too.
Can you describe the time when you first realised that creating was something you absolutely had to do?
When I was just a little girl, I loved to write on piece of paper especially on newspaper with any pens I could find. My father has a good handwriting too but he’s not into calligraphy, we both always practiced writing and competed each other. Since then I truly knew who I would become. Sometimes, I got a job which was not related to Calligraphy but when I am at home not in the office. I am a calligrapher.
Which creative medium would you love to pursue but haven’t yet?
A proper watercolour class


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