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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
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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
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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 […]
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 […]
January 24, 2020
is your fear keeping you from being an artist

Is Your Fear Keeping You from Being an Artist? – The Story of 3 Letters

 I received an email from a woman today who “doesn’t want to die with all of this art inside of her” … but she is afraid to start. Afraid she isn’t good enough, afraid to waste money and time. Are you one of these women? This video explores the […]
December 29, 2019
how to make your paintings more professional

How to Make your Paintings More Professional

This week in our Facebook group poll, a lot of women asked how to make their paintings look more professional. In this video I give you SIX TIPS for moving your paintings to a more professional level. If you keep doing the same thing you have been doing for years, […]
December 15, 2019
Are limiting beliefs holding you back from being an artist?

Are Your Limiting Beliefs Keeping You from Being an Artist?

 Some women don’t believe they are good enough, and it literally keeps them from making paintings. •   They have the fear of messing their paintings up, and they don’t have the confidence to trust in themselves, or the tools to work through these tricky spots. •    Or maybe […]
December 6, 2019
Jean Silver interview with Kellie Day

Jean went from Lack of Confidence to Painting Daily & Feeling Worthy

 This video is taken from my Transform Your Art Facebook Group for women who want to go from Dabbling in art, to creating Professional Quality Paintings Jean’s confidence and motivation to create were waning. She had tried imitating other artists, and taken a lot of online courses, but still didn’t […]
November 24, 2019
Tapping into a Higher Creative Channel with Kellie Day

Tapping into a Higher Creative Channel

 This video is taken from my facebook group, Transform Your Art from Dabbling to Professional Quality Sometimes women stare at the canvas and can’t get ideas for their paintings. They feel “blocked”, they feel limited in what they can create. And then they begin doubting themselves and judging themselves. […]
November 15, 2019
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From Unsure of Her Art, to Full Time Artist and Teacher

 This video is taken from my facebook group, Transform Your Art from Dabbling to Professional Quality So often times we try so hard to believe in our ability, and all we need is someone to help us see we have value. Today I’m sharing this interview (above) and words […]
November 3, 2019
Connecting to your true purpose through art

Connecting with Your True Purpose through Art

 This video is taken from my facebook group, Transform Your Art from Dabbling to Professional Quality What does it mean to be “an artist”, and connecting with your True Purpose? Lately I’ve been hearing from a lot of women who feel like they are not “in alignment” with what […]
October 26, 2019
be an artist in 2020- with art mentor kellie day

Be an Artist in 2020

 This video is taken from my facebook group, Transform Your Art from Dabbling to Professional Quality Where will you be with your art in 2020? Will this be another year of thinking about your art, or doing it? The problem isn’t that women aren’t good enough, it’s that they […]
October 13, 2019
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Realize Your Ability and Embrace Your Art – an Interview with Dede Ivey

 This video is taken from my Transform Your Art Facebook Group for women who want to go from Dabbling in art, to creating Professional Quality Paintings Dede was a kitchen and bath designer for 20 years and always a creative soul. After the housing bubble and several difficult years in […]