Welcome to the Artist Mindset Blog

Lessons for the heart-expanding Artist.

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 […]
March 6, 2022

How Charla Overcame Self Doubt in her Art, and Found Her Joy

 Charla didn’t believe she had artistic ability. She grew up watching her brother and sister make art, and didn’t think she could. She was a successful business woman, but her Art was stifled and full of self-doubt. After a difficult year, Charla decided to get over her critical voices […]
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 […]
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, […]
July 16, 2021

How to Mix My Favorite Blue

 Enjoy this quickie inspiration video on how to mix colors by following what you LOVE, and keeping it simple! We’ll mix my favorite blue with Acrylic paints. If you only have a few minutes, pop into your art room and learn this new color gem to enhance your paintings. […]
July 11, 2021

When you feel LAZY for taking time for yourself

I was talking with one of my students this week and she told me she felt like she was LAZY if she did things for herself. She was brought up believing you had to be productive to have VALUE. Sound familiar? So often I hear women say they are neglecting […]
June 26, 2021

The 5 Step Roadmap to Make Paintings You Love for the Rest of Your Life

 Hello Beautiful Artist! Did you miss my LIVE class last week? If you want to start making paintings you LOVE for the rest of your life, don’t miss this powerful, life-changing VIDEO…  Click here to watch This VIDEO is for YOU if … You’re resisting doing anything for yourself […]