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Lessons for the heart-expanding Artist.

February 11, 2022

Get Inspired with these Success Stories of 3 Women Artists

Today I want to give you the inspiration to live your dream as an Artist.  I often post women who are doing it, but here are three incredible success stories today, and how you can do it too.. #1 – Kathleen … Kathleen was a school teacher for 30 years […]
February 6, 2022

Are You Struggling with Your Art?

I’ve heard some women talking lately about how they are “struggling” with their Art – so I wanted to give you some tools on how to get OUT of struggle, and into your painting. Watch this video to find out why you’re struggling with your Art, and get the tools […]
January 23, 2022

Everything You Need for a Lifetime of Art

 I have a proven success recipe for taking women from dabbling to professional quality painting and I’m going to give it to you today. I know sometimes it’s hard to put it all together. There is a sea of resources out there on the internet and it’s easy to […]
January 19, 2022

Allow Yourself to Suck at Art

I once walked out of an oil painting class because I felt so bad about my painting. I could blame it on the teacher, or the class, but really it was me. I was so hard on myself while I was painting that I couldn’t even paint. The conversation that […]
January 12, 2022

VIDEO: Easy Ways to Get Motivated to Paint!

Do you remember the last time you made a painting that you felt really really good about? Sometimes the hardest part is getting started. If 2021 fell by the wayside for you, this can be the year you finally LIVE AS AN ARTIST – making paintings that you love, and […]
December 20, 2021

Create Your One Precious Art Life in 2022

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 12, 2021

How Laura Unlocked Her Art & Made Passionate Paintings that Sell

 Laura was stuck and not painting. Her fears and underconfidence were holding her back. In 3 months she developed a series, started finding her style and getting commissions. Discover the secret to what unlocked Laura’s Art in this Artist interview! Watch the video above. Find out the secrets that unlocked […]
December 4, 2021

Are You Good Enough to be an Artist?

Everyone thinks Art is just about talent.  Either you have it or you don’t. The common thought is that if you don’t make great paintings off the bat you might as well give it up. Listen to this classic story and learn what YOU need to be good enough to be […]
December 4, 2021

NEW Animal Love Art Show, in Telluride Colorado

Do you love animals and colors that make your heart full? I do too. I’ve been working for months to fill this room with big colorful ART. So that when you walk in, your spirit is immediately lifted.  If you’re in Telluride in December or January, be sure to stick […]
November 9, 2021

Video: Art for Healing

Enjoy these short clips of how you can get in the flow and enjoy the healing affects of painting. It’s a lot of pressure if you’re just trying to make an amazing painting. But if you look at your art as a way to relax and feel soothed, it can […]
November 9, 2021

Is Your Day Job Draining Your Soul?

 You’ve been working several decades at a meaningful job but now the balance is gone in your life. When you were younger you were free, and open and creatively flowing. But now you’re tired, and burnout, and it’s hard to have energy or ideas for your painting after work…. […]
November 4, 2021

Video: Get Inspired to Paint!

 The world can use a little uplifting Art inspiration right now – so here it is from my studio to YOURS… Enjoy these mixed media painting clips and motivational messages to put a smile on your face, and lift your energy today. This video will motivate you to get […]
November 1, 2021

Don’t Wait for Permission to Create Your Art Life

Don’t wait for permission to start your Art life. Most often it will never come. The time is never perfect. Your family will always need you. The world isn’t going to open up and tell you it’s “OK” to do it. The only person who can give you permission to make […]
October 22, 2021

Video: ART & Healing

 A lot of women come to me because they’ve had trauma in their past. Or they had neglectful or even abusive parents. Often they were told, “You’re not good enough” or “You can’t make a living as an artist”. Now matter how much work you do on yourself, these […]
October 15, 2021

How She Stopped Settling & Launched Her ART– an interview with Kathe Lisy

 Kathe Lisy was tired of settling her whole life. She raised her children, and now her grandchild, and was working full time. She made a decision that she didn’t want to settle anymore, it was her turn finally for her Art. In the last year she learned to make […]
October 8, 2021

Being Imperfectly Perfect – 6 ways to turn a new leaf with your Art

It’s OK to be imperfect in this world. In fact, not allowing yourself to be imperfect can be EXACTLY what holds your Art back. Today I give you 6 ways to accept your imperfections so you can turn a new leaf with your Art! If you have lots of techniques […]
September 30, 2021

5 Roadblocks that Stop Your Art – and How to Move Past Them

 Here are 5 reasons Artists often give up or get stuck with their Art. If you can make this simple shift, you can make paintings for the rest of your life. Often times artists hit a roadblock with their art, and they give up. Something happens that they don’t […]
August 23, 2021

Make Today Your Someday

 Most of us wait for our ideal life. We do this simply because of good reasons: I’ll wait until the kids go to college or graduate I’ll wait ‘til I retire Until I have enough money Until I lose 10 or 20 pounds Until my husband or partner does […]
August 15, 2021

Women who said YES to their Art

 This week 12 women gathered via zoom to talk about  how they’ve created their lives as Artists and what keeps them going. Watch this video to hear their stories. Kristina: “I’ve come to accept who I am, and I’m comfortable with it, and I’m still going out there and […]
August 3, 2021

How Your Habits are Crushing Your Painting

I spoke with a lovely woman this week who hadn’t painted in years. Instead, she got up everyday and did the laundry and dishes instead. She wanted to paint badly – to share beauty and joy with the world. She had a wonderful family and other creative outlets who enjoyed, […]