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Lessons for the heart-expanding Artist.

June 2, 2024

Discover the Magic Behind My Latest Painting🌸

I’m thrilled to share something special with you today! 🌟 I just completed a vibrant commission of parrot tulips for my dear friend Kim. Creating this piece for her required me to connect to spirit and soul to bring her vision to life. Click here to see the quick video […]
April 30, 2024

A Sneak Peek into My Desert Art Exhibit

I made this little video to share with you the meaning and influences of these paintings I’ve been creating over the last 8 months. But also, to give you a glimpse of what it takes to create a body of work, and what an artist goes through. My upcoming solo […]
April 25, 2024

From School Teacher to Artist- an interview with Carla Chantry

Carla was retiring from teaching for 27 years. She needed to get back to her art again; it was something within her heart. She had always had a passion for art, and she wasn’t fulfilled without it. Together we worked to help her transition from teacher to artist and develop […]
April 7, 2024

How to Go From Being in a Career to Being a Creative

Going from a career to being a creative can be a huge transition. Especially putting all the pieces together to go from A-Z and become a practicing, happy Artist. Let’s talk about how to do it… Do you want to make your work stronger and learn to make professional paintings, […]
April 2, 2024

Finding Inspiration: Tips to Energize Your Painting Finish

I don’t often write about finishing paintings, but it’s something a lot of artists have questions on. “How do you know when your painting is finished?” There’s really no right or wrong way to answer this question. I believe paintings are never “finished”, they just stop in interesting places! I […]
March 9, 2024

Unlocking the Art that’s in You – The Crucial Element

If you’re like most of the women I work with, you’ve been out of touch with your painting for a long time. And that’s painful. You feel like something’s missing, that you’re incomplete, that your life is less sparkly than it could be. Oftentimes we feel like we’re not giving […]
March 7, 2024

Are you afraid you have nothing to say with your Art?

Artists sometimes fear they don’t have anything truly awesome inside of them to paint and share with the world. Can that be true? If you’re doubting you have something worth expressing, there’s a world of infinite art and creativity inside of you. There are 4 things that tap into the […]
February 11, 2024

How do you choose the right teacher to advance YOUR Art?

You’ve probably noticed there are a LOT of online Art classes these days… it’s a bit overwhelming. I created this to help you choose the teacher or method that’s best for YOU, so you can move forward with your Art – instead of stalling out. More and more, Art instructors […]
February 7, 2024

Art Success Stories from Brave, Creative Women

I’m about to show you some very brave creative women. These women were able to go from years of not painting much, (because they were raising family or had careers) to being professional-quality artists and showing and selling. In a very short time all of them began making paintings that […]
January 26, 2024

From Graphic Design to a Travel-Inspired Art Collection – An Interview with Artist Terri Goodness

Twenty five years ago Terri went to Art school, but life’s responsibilities took priority and she devoted herself to raising her children and caring for her father-in-law and the family business. As life got busier, Terri began feeling less happy and missing the days when Art was her passion. Her […]
November 8, 2023

Her Art was Her Life Raft – an Interview with painter Bille von Roeder

Bille was making Art but she wasn’t that happy with it. Her husband had become ill and she had to stay close to home, and felt trapped. So she set up an Art studio there, to try to add light to her spirit, and have an escape. In the beginning […]
August 19, 2023

Are You in Your Creative Flow?

One of the loveliest things in life is being in the creative flow. You know, when you lose track of time and get lost in painting for hours? This week and I taught women in Telluride Colorado how to paint mixed media song birds. We only had an afternoon, but […]
August 2, 2023

Reawakening her Creative Spirit with her Dream Art Show – an Interview with Mischelle Davis

Mischelle Davis hadn’t completed a full painting in 30 years. Even though she’d had a successful marketing career and raised a now-graduating son, she still thought about her Art every day.   “It’s torture (to not paint for so long). Anytime I was working with creative people, I thought, ‘Could […]
April 25, 2023

How do we become thriving Artists? An Interview with Artist Laurie Waalkes

Laurie needed to find her voice as an artist. She had recently retired, but couldn’t get into her studio due to self doubt around being treated with a mood disorder. She felt her art could never be good enough again, and that it would be “flat”. In less than a […]
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 […]
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 […]
June 9, 2022

How Ruth Found her OWN Voice & Created a Series of Paintings to Show

Ruth always felt a creative calling since she was 6, but went into graphic design because she needed to make a living. Once her kids were raised she began trying to reconnect with her Art by learning watercolor. After 8 weeks of working with me Ruth went from making very […]
May 13, 2022

Interview with Artists Chrystene Thomas and Amy Johnson

 In this Artist interview, hear how Chrystene and Amy went from perfectionism to connecting with their hearts, creating their own paintings and having success and shows with their Art! Amy was hung up on doing Art for approval, and caught in perfectionist for a long time. She got to […]