Druanna

... thats me

...how I became Me!

 

Professionally...

...Corporate life has directed me to Technology Training, it has been surprised with how it can feed the creative artistic parts of your brain. Adult Learning and Instructional Design have always been a favortie of training/education process. It is a daily surprise of what you can learn when you open your eyes, mind, and heart.

...Social Media / Marketing / PR / Writing is an avenue to share knowledge, great finds or have a voice. It is a platform to run wild and let the imagination take you places that a few years ago was not possible.

Websites and the Internet are fascinating! Taking a blank space and fill it with images, video, content, and it is ever changing. The opportunities to learn more and soak up training, material and utilize the information ways that are unlimiting.

Inspiration...

It started with Mom sewing clothes and ice skating costumes for my sisters and me. She taught us to sew, crochet, knit, needle point, quilt, and cook. She nurtured my love of sketching, painting, music and love of art. My childhood was filled with making magical delights for the holidays. Mom has always had this exceptional talent for creating beautiful art out of anything.

Fiber Arts... knitting... crochet...

The art knitting and crocheting I learned from my Mom and Grandmum how to Crochet and Knit when I was very young. We both love building our stash and collecting different mediums for creating Fiber Art. 

Miniature Teddy Bears...

Mom has been creating all different types of Art in several mediums and I became fascinated with Mini Teddy Bears, the smaller the better. In 2000 armed with a box full of handed down sewing tools, a kit by Emily Farmer and a Video by Lorraine Garner... I jumped right in and soon after I started designing my own patterns. I spent hours on the phone with my Mom working out issues and tips on how to achieve a certain look. Alas, my NYC apartment does not have much room for making the bears, so now I create them for special occasions and events.

Music...my first love!

My soul... I play Piccolo (main instrument), Irish Flute, Flute, Drums, Ocarina, Tin Whistle, and a few others... I love music in general I always have music running around in my head. 

My Virtual Life...

Virtual Worlds are a fantastic arena for creating. I have experienced several different virtual worlds but to date my fave is Second Life, but I have visited several others... AviNation, inWorlds, Open Sim. I am excited to be beta testing High Fidelity and Sensar.  I have been able to build, script, and create worlds from owning a Football Team, Racing Tracks, Role Play (historical), Horse Track, Horse Breeding, and putting on Events, Charities and Contests. It has been an amazing experience and I have met some fantastic people, contacts (professional and personal)

Finale Comment

I have a love for life and like to experience it personally and professionally through expressing myself through many different careers, hobbies, and adventures! The journey has just begun... Let's see where it leads...