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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 […]
September 3, 2020
do you feel guilty when you make art?

Do You Feel Guilty Making Art?

We are culturally conditioned to feel guilty when we take time to make Art. I spoke with a delightful woman this week who knew she was born to be creative. Just like some people know they were born to be a doctor or a teacher, she always knew her Art […]
August 29, 2020
art and trauma- how art heals your spirit

Art and Trauma – How Art Heals Your Spirit

A lot of people have had trauma and I wanted to speak to that today, because I’ve found Art is incredibly healing for trauma. Trauma can show up in a lot of different forms:  – For example, I’ve worked with a lot of artist’s who’ve had abusive mothers. OR parents […]
August 22, 2020

Your 4-Step Plan to a Successful Art Life

Are you longing to make paintings joyfully and feel creative purpose? So many women ask me how I’ve done this, and I wanted to share with you today the secret to my Art success. If you’re in the “longing phase” you might be feeling a constant nagging that you’re “supposed” […]
August 14, 2020

From Dabbling to Confidence & Selling- Interview with Nathalie Gosselin

 Nathalie had been painting 5 years, taking classes and being an active member in an Art Association. She had never sold a painting. She wanted to make art that moved people, while still focusing on the beauty and creative process within. Nathalie’s painting wasn’t moving forward fast enough. She […]
August 10, 2020

Making a Bold Move to Light Your Creative Fire

 Each day we have a choice to stay in our safe comfortable place, or step into opportunities that might seem scary, but open us up to our greatest life as an Artist. For a lot of people, it’s easier to stay in a familiar safe place, than to take […]
August 6, 2020
3 Ways to Get Out of Perfectionism in Your Art

3 Ways to Get Out of Perfectionism in Your Art

 I get sooooo many emails from women who are struggling with being stuck in perfectionism in their Art. Today I want to talk with you about the 3 things it takes to finally break out of your perfectionism, and start painting freely. If you’re stuck in perfectionism, you can […]
July 31, 2020
the secret to finally painting again

The Secret to Finally Painting Again

 So many women are not able to put themselves first, and go for decades without painting. Here are some reasons why you might not be able to put your Art first, and why this one Shift will change your life. You feel guilty putting your Art first You were […]
July 23, 2020
When everyone else's Art feels better than yours

When everyone else’s Art feels better than yours

 There are moments in our Art where we feel shut down, and comparing ourselves to others is one of them. I believe were all came here with something that we’re meant to share here on this Earth. If you’re a Creative, you can see beauty and are meant to […]
June 29, 2020

5 Myths that Keep You from Your Art- and How to Bust Them

 Living your fullest life as an artist means you are using your biggest gifts, and you’re not keeping them inside of you. If life feels a little dull right now, and you’re longing to wake up with the spark of knowing your an Artist, let’s be honest… If you […]
June 20, 2020

Poppy Painting Demonstration

 Welcome to my Studio! It’s always great to have art inspiration laying around to keep you going, so this week I’m painting poppies, and here’s a demonstration… If you’re short on inspiration, you’re not alone. These have been challenging times for everyone, so start by giving yourself some grace. […]
May 29, 2020

When You’re Afraid to Ruin Your Painting

 Do you think your paintings are going to be great if you’re holding back, afraid to ruin them? So many women get stuck, and don’t finishing paintings (for years!), because the’re afraid to ruin their paintings. Which leads to not even starting their paintings, because they get caught in […]
May 18, 2020

How to Paint Mixed Media Butterflies

 This video is taken from my instagram live. In this free class I teach you how to paint mixed media butterflies. Enjoy this super playful, loose painting project, painting butterflies with me. If you’re interested in learning mixed media painting, or you just want to loosen up and explore […]
May 2, 2020

How to Ignite Your Painting during Home-bound Times

 In this video I go over how to get going with your painting during these home bound times, AND give you the resources to make it happen. I’m talking with a LOT of women who are at home realizing NOW is the time to paint. They awakening to the fact […]
April 12, 2020
mixed media bird painting class

How to Paint Mixed Media Birds

 For those of you who are looking for playful art projects during these home-bound days, here’s a class on how to paint mixed media birds. This is a great beginner project, if you’re interested in learning mixed media painting. OR for experienced artists who could use an uplifting exercise […]
March 18, 2020

Quickie Art Projects to Lift You Up

 During these wild times, I wanted to reach out to all of you Creative Souls with some quickie Art Projects to lift your spirits. I’ve just loaded two new “Quickie Art Project” ideas this week to my YOUTUBE channel, and there will be more to come, to help you […]
March 13, 2020
Turning to Art in Turbulent Times

Turning to Your Art for Solace & Joy in Turbulent Times

 If you’re having questions about what’s going on in these turbulent times, it can feel a little anxiety ridden. You can feel ungrounded, or disjointed from your inner calm and creative spirit. Right now, more than ever, it’s so important to turn to our Art for Solace and Joy. If […]
February 14, 2020

Colorado Mountain Art Retreat LIVE Q & A

 If you’re pondering the Colorado Mountain Art Retreat, just a reminder this is the last weekend for the Early Bird special! Click here to Join us. This May, I’m teaming up with abstract artist Heather Neilson to lead you on a unique and rich creative adventure to take your art to […]