Welcome to the Artist Mindset Blog

Lessons for the heart-expanding Artist.

March 20, 2023

How I got Started in Mixed Media Painting

Happy Spring! Are you yearning to make more Art in this energetic season?  When I first realized I wanted art to be a bigger part of my life, I was a single mother with a toddler. I saw an ad for a class in Mexico on mixed media painting that […]
March 11, 2023

How do we create the life we want? An interview with Anya Lincoln

Artist Anya Lincoln’s work revolves around one question: What do we do to create the life we want?… And she’s recently written a book about this called I AM. We come into this world free, and then, in order to survive our personal world, we take on “rules” of what […]
February 28, 2023

Finding Your Authentic Art – An Interview with Artist Sharon Coleman

Sharon was stuck looking at a white canvas. She had taken numerous classes in 2022, but always with teachers who wanted to teach her their own method. She was hard on herself, and felt like she had to create a “masterpiece” every time.  In late 2022 something shifted and she […]
February 20, 2023

How to make a big painting – a glimpse into my process

How do you get ideas from your head onto a canvas… do you paint intuitively, or logically? Sometimes  people wonder how to get a drawing or watercolor, or a smaller painting onto a canvas. I also have people ask me how to go big, it can be intimidating. But I […]
February 5, 2023

A Vulnerable Moment about my own Art Journey

Hellow fellow Artist, Today I’m being vulnerable and sharing with you how I brought my own Art into alignment with my life, and everything started flowing … Enjoy the video! XO Kellie
January 31, 2023

Are You Frozen by Artist Overwhelm?

Did you know that one of the biggest reasons women don’t move their art forward is because they are in Overwhelm? Life presents us with so many things we need to take care of. It’s hard to focus.  Overwhelm is a very common thing, so don’t feel bad if this […]
January 16, 2023

How to Create Your Dream Art Life

Hello Creative Soul, If you don’t dream about the Art life you want, you’ll stay in the same place, doing “what needs to be done” each day. How would it feel to be in the same place in January 2024?  If that feels sad to you, then take some time this morning […]
December 21, 2022

Some Words on Self Criticism in Art

Join me as I read from Steven Pressfield’s book, The War of Art. Take a closer look at where self-criticism comes from, and how to be a resilient, professionally minded Artist! Hi, I’m sitting here in my comfy clothes, no makeup, just me and my coffee. Morning is a sacred […]
December 6, 2022

How Sherri went from Art Overwhelm to Confidently Selling 11 Paintings in 2 months

Sherri had a lot of techniques but she didn’t know how to paint authentically. She was relying on classes for ideas, but didn’t feel like it was her Art. She wanted to fast track her art, learn about mixed media, become free in her painting and discover her own authentic […]
December 4, 2022

What do you want for your one precious Art life in 2023?

Hello creative soul,  What do you want for your one precious Art life in 2023? Do you want to wake up each morning and be swept away by life’s to-do’s, putting out one fire after another? And reliving that same life each day? … Or do you want to live […]
November 29, 2022

4 Reasons You Get Frustrated When You Paint

Getting frustrated when you paint is a common thing. When you’re not liking your painting, it’s easy to start thinking you don’t have the ability to be a “great” painter. OR to get so frustrated you don’t even enjoy painting.  When you start feeling frustrated, it’s not a bad thing, […]
November 18, 2022

My Holiday Art Gifts painting class is officially OPEN!

Make Holiday Art Gifts I’m so excited to share my new class with you! Until midnight on Sunday, you can sign up for this brand new Class and paint a Whimsical Dragonfly Painting for an introductory FIFTY PERCENT OFF. Create exciting, Holiday  presents for your friends and family this year! […]
November 7, 2022

When Your Weakness Make You Feel Like a “Bad” Artist

Are you doubting yourself when you paint? When you’ve been trained to think something about you is a “weakness” for your whole life, it affects your belief in your painting as well. My friend Vanessa was always told she was “too much” because she’s a brilliant woman who speaks her […]
October 24, 2022

Artist Kellie Day is Transforming Lives through Creative Expression

Artist Kellie Day is Transforming Lives through Creative Expression By Bonnie Stevens, FBN See the full article here, or read it below… Women across the country and beyond are calling Day’s art mentoring workshops ‘life changing’. Good luck will come to those who are prepared to greet it,” foretells the […]
September 30, 2022

How to Become Free in Your Painting and in Your Life

Hello beautiful Artist, A lot of painters want to be more FREE with their painting. They want to get back in that FLOW where they’re just feeling JOY, and they’re not in your head. But for some reason when women try to do this, they get so frozen in their […]
September 23, 2022

From Stuck in Fear to Creating a Series of Paintings and Winning an Award

Arlene was painting with watercolors and creating some nice pieces. As she tried to learn more, she kept getting tighter and became paralyzed  with fear. She couldn’t figure out where to go next with her paintings. She knew something was really wrong. She was so stuck in needing to control […]
September 9, 2022

Open Your Heart to Your Art

Hello beautiful Artist, One of my new students recently asked, “What is a ‘Heartfelt’ Woman?”. The word is on my ads and she was curious about it. A Heartfelt woman is one who listens to her heart and wants to express it.  She knows that her heart is a direct […]
August 15, 2022

Restarting Your Art after a Long Time, or a Tough Time

Are you ready to get your art started again after a long absence or a challenging period?   If you have a creative calling, Art is your soul food. It’s what makes us feel fulfilled, and full of purpose and joy. When you neglect your art for too long, it’s […]
July 1, 2022

Drawing and Painting for Relaxation

This is the perfect video to watch when you want to relax and unwind – or even break the ice for starting your own drawing. You can even draw and paint along with me. I had covid this week but didn’t feel too bad. I was a little bored being […]
June 28, 2022

Flower Pot Painting Class

This incredibly fun & out-of-the-box class presents you with a new way to light your creative fire, get in the flow & create playful, hang-worthy canvases for your wall. Value: $374 Join today for only $97! You’ll love this class if you: Are a beginner Are already experienced Want to feel […]