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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 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 […]
November 27, 2017
4 ways to add texture to your paintings

Four Ways to Add Texture to Your Paintings

There are so many ways to add texture to your paintings beside paint! I’ve just created a video for Empty Easel where you can learn all about it … In this short demonstration video, I’ll show you four different ways to add texture to your paintings by using various acrylic products that can […]
July 24, 2016
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Are You Having Fun with Your Art?

Is your work suffering because it’s lost its sparkle? Having fun with your art is a key ingredient in making great work. Here are four ways to make the process more delightful! … Take time to screw off – Being playful in our everyday lives transfers to our spirit, and in turn to our […]
May 9, 2016
10 tips on how to live a more creative life

Ten Tips on How to Live a More Creative Life

Igniting your life as a creative person doesn’t just start when you put the brush on the canvas. It starts before that … It begins with those little habits of how you go through your day. By beginning to carve little treasures of time for yourself, you will start to […]