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February 26, 2021

Do What You Love Always – Interview with Artist Andrea Lopez

 Join me as I talk with the amazing Artist Andrea Lopez in this video interview – and find out how she went from trying to figure her Art on her own, putting everything else first, and being in perfectionism, to having the faith to express her true voice in […]
February 14, 2021

FREE Heart Art Class

 Want to create Art with me? Here’s a LIVE class I created on painting Heart Art, on @kelliedayart instagram … and wanted to share with YOU. If you are looking for creative projects to do with your time time at home, this is the perfect last minute LOVE GIFT, or […]
February 9, 2021

Unlock Your Inner Muse – an Interview with Artist Ruth Anne Geiger

 If you are waiting to answer your lifelong Artistic calling because you get frustrated when you paint and freeze up, listen to this INSPIRING ARTIST VIDEO with Ruth Ann Geiger. Ruth Ann went from trying to figure out her art on her own and being frustrated, to learning to […]
February 3, 2021
the-power-of-having-support with your art, and how to find it

The Power of Having Support in Your Art, and How to Get It

Today I’m going to talk with you about the miracles that occur when you seek and find support in your life, and how to do that… Do you ever feel exhausted from keeping all the balls in the air in your life – without much help? If you’re burned out, […]
January 31, 2021

The Biggest Block to Creating Art

 The biggest misunderstanding of creating Art, is that you are supposed to be “good” or have “talent”. Otherwise you are “not good enough.” When women believe they aren’t good enough Artists – even a little bit – they tend to hang up their hat for a very long time.What […]
January 15, 2021

52 Reasons Your Art is Important

So often women don’t begin their Art because they think it’s “frivolous”, or not as important as other things in life. Yet I talk with women every day who are withering inside because they’ve been neglecting their creative calling for so long. If you need a reason to get going, […]
January 3, 2021
What Do You Want for Your Art in 2021? –

What Do You Want for Your Art in 2021?

 What is it you want for your Art in 2021? You have to envision it to make it happen. Now is a great time to get out your journal and wildly write out ideas for where you’d like your art to go this year. I don’t believe in New […]
December 26, 2020
Creating Your One Precious Art Life

Creating Your One Precious Art Life

Today a friend sent me one of my favorite quotes by Mary Oliver, “What is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life?” I remembered that life is not an arrival. It is a step by step choice leading you to the life of your dreams…. […]
December 7, 2020
Why talent doesn't matter in art

Why Talent doesn’t Matter in Art

I asked my good friend Erika the other day, “Why do you think some Artists like Janis Joplin and Georgia O’Keefe make it so big, and others don’t?” “Because they just HAVE to do it,” she said. “They have this drive to do it all the time and they have […]
December 4, 2020
art can be your saving grace this winter

Your Art can be your Saving Grace this Winter

This winter we have an opportunity to become butterflies, and emerge from this home-bound cocoon as Artists with wings in 2021. It’s a tough time for many women right now, with nowhere to go, not as many friends to see, and not as much to do. It’s easy to sit, […]
November 30, 2020

WORKSHOP – Paint Holiday Gifts with Me LIVE

 Do you want to add some SPARK to your December, light your CREATIVE FIRE and make ART GIFTS to share?! **Join me for a one-day LIVE ART WORKSHOP to make TWO heartfelt paintings that make perfect gifts for the ones you love** I’m going to paint with you LIVE […]
November 13, 2020
my number one tip for going from amateur to professional artist

How to Take Your Art from Amateur to Pro

Hello Beautiful Artist! Can I be frank? Women never take their art to the next level unless they get a burr under their butt and do something brave. So many women tell me how much their art means to them – how it’s been a LIFETIME calling – and how […]
November 6, 2020

VIDEO: Create the Life You Want from Within

 Enough of waiting around for the world to get better! Are you putting your life on hold waiting for election results? …Or hiding out waiting to see what Covid will do? It’s depressing letting outside factors control us, when the real power we have is INSIDE all of us: […]
October 28, 2020
Paint for You & Stop Pleasing Others - A Conversation with Errin Witherspoon

Paint for You & Stop Pleasing Others – A Conversation with Errin Witherspoon

 Errin was painting portraits, and knew she had more expression waiting to come out. She was painting to please others, and trying to get reassurance from everyone else. She needed help with her confidence and she wanted to find her own voice in her Art. In just six weeks, […]
October 23, 2020
It's not too late to be a painter

It’s not too late to blossom as a painter in 2020

You’re here because you’re an Artist deep down inside. Will 2020 be the year you reconnect with that girl? It’s not too late. If you’re tired of another year going by and nothing exciting happening with your painting, it’s not too late. All of the women in these photos are […]
October 9, 2020
From fear of rejection to confidently painting and selling

From a Fear of Rejection to Confidently Painting & Selling – An interview with Caroline Baasch

 Caroline had been painting her floral pieces for five years, and had some success selling at local art shows. But she couldn’t stop struggling with her fear of rejection. It was holding her back in her art. She was painting to please others, and didn’t feel free. “I was […]
October 2, 2020
Why are women afraid to spend money on their art dream?

Why Women are Afraid to Invest in their Art

This week I talked with an amazing woman who had all kinds of pain from not listening to the nudge of her Art for so many years. She said, “Now is the time, I’ve been stuck for 10 years, I don’t want to look back and regret I didn’t do […]
September 19, 2020
art is not all or nothing

Art is not All or Nothing

 One of my wise students had this realization in our Group call this week: Art is not All or Nothing. This realization was so important for her because she finally understood you don’t have to make a major painting or have a major success in order to make Art. […]
September 14, 2020
when you don't believe you're a good enough artist

When You Don’t Believe You’re Good Enough as an Artist

We just had a poll and the number one reason women feel the most stuck with their painting right now, was that they don’t believe they’re good enough. “Who am I to accomplish great things?” What does that do to people to feel this way? It keeps them playing small […]
September 9, 2020

How to be a Famous Artist

Sometimes people are afraid to be themselves when it comes to making Art. They’re afraid they just won’t be accepted if they make art that’s different. And that leads to this voice hanging over you when you paint that says, “Is everyone going to like that?”… … and “What should […]