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Lessons for the heart-expanding Artist.

May 20, 2022

Are These Outdated Myths about Artists Holding you Back?

Every now and then I get a negative comment on my ads that I just delete, but this was too good to pass up – because this is the exact type of OUTDATED MYTH that keeps women from believing in their Art … Let’s break it down: She is a […]
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 […]
April 29, 2022

Did You Go to Art School but You’re Still not an Artist?

So many women have spent years of their lives, and tens of thousands of dollars to go to Art school, and they still don’t feel like a real Artist. Some of them are not painting at all.  Some are starting and stopping, and not making forward progress – after years […]
April 18, 2022

How Art Parallels Your Real Life

When you are called to create Art, it is not separate from the rest of you. It’s how you show up in your entire life. That’s why when you finally say ‘YES’ to your Art, and stop putting it on the back burner, it’s life changing. Typically the issues that […]
March 30, 2022

VIDEO: Art Ideas for Rainy Days

Here are some painting clips to expand your thinking and lift you up on rainy days. Get new perspective, evolve your work, get in the flowww, and delight in your creative process! It’s rainy out today, and a perfect day to paint! When life gets dreary I always feel like […]
March 26, 2022

The Art–Spirit Connection, an Interview with Artist Robert Weatherford

Why does your Art matter? Why should you keep making Art if you’re not as good as everyone else? What is your gift, as an Artist, to the world? Should you make paintings based on what other people like? In this interview with Artist Robert Weatherford, I ask him the […]
March 24, 2022

Life Changing Video – Here’s How to Not Miss Your Art Life

Hello beautiful Artist, If you’re a creative soul watching your life go by without enough time for your Art, this may be the most important video you’ll ever see.    When you are caught up in the busy-ness of life, the TODO’s sweep you away and don’t leave any time for […]
March 13, 2022

How to Fit Art into a Busy Corporate Life

If you are a creative woman and your days are filled with a busy profession like tech or health care or mortgage industry, it can be hard to fit your Art in.  If you’re a corporate woman and it’s hard to fit ART in after a busy day – here’s […]
February 22, 2022

Allow Yourself to Play When You Make Art

If you don’t allow yourself to play, you’ll never sustain your Art. It has to be fun. In this video learn my tips on how to make WAY more Art through getting in touch with your playful spirit… I was just talking with one of my students who was having […]
February 11, 2022

Get Inspired with these Success Stories of 3 Women Artists

Today I want to give you the inspiration to live your dream as an Artist.  I often post women who are doing it, but here are three incredible success stories today, and how you can do it too.. #1 – Kathleen … Kathleen was a school teacher for 30 years […]
February 6, 2022

Are You Struggling with Your Art?

I’ve heard some women talking lately about how they are “struggling” with their Art – so I wanted to give you some tools on how to get OUT of struggle, and into your painting. Watch this video to find out why you’re struggling with your Art, and get the tools […]
January 23, 2022

Everything You Need for a Lifetime of Art

 I have a proven success recipe for taking women from dabbling to professional quality painting and I’m going to give it to you today. I know sometimes it’s hard to put it all together. There is a sea of resources out there on the internet and it’s easy to […]
January 19, 2022

Allow Yourself to Suck at Art

I once walked out of an oil painting class because I felt so bad about my painting. I could blame it on the teacher, or the class, but really it was me. I was so hard on myself while I was painting that I couldn’t even paint. The conversation that […]
January 12, 2022

VIDEO: Easy Ways to Get Motivated to Paint!

Do you remember the last time you made a painting that you felt really really good about? Sometimes the hardest part is getting started. If 2021 fell by the wayside for you, this can be the year you finally LIVE AS AN ARTIST – making paintings that you love, and […]
December 20, 2021

Create Your One Precious Art Life in 2022

Today a friend sent me one of my favorite quotes by Mary Oliver, “What is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life?” I remembered that life is not an arrival. It is a step by step choice leading you to the life of your dreams…. […]
December 4, 2021

NEW Animal Love Art Show, in Telluride Colorado

Do you love animals and colors that make your heart full? I do too. I’ve been working for months to fill this room with big colorful ART. So that when you walk in, your spirit is immediately lifted.  If you’re in Telluride in December or January, be sure to stick […]
April 27, 2021

Express who you are and stop copying (The real reason you’re not expressing who you are.)

   If you’ve tried to express who you are through your Art, and stop copying, and you haven’t seen any progress – don’t give up! You absolutely 100% have something unique to share with the world – you just haven’t unlocked it yet. Do you want to express who […]
April 16, 2021

Busting through Extreme Critical Voices as an Artist

 Join us for this inspiring interview with Artist Mary Anne Myers. Mary Anne made only 2 paintings in the last 20 years because her critical voices in her head were paralyzing her. She would sit down to paint and then when it wasn’t looking the way she wanted, she […]
March 26, 2021

The Most Important Shift to Making Unique Art

 Lots of women take Art classes to learn better technique. They want to make stronger paintings, and they hope that technique will get them there. They also hope that these classes will get them motivated to keep going, because so many women dream of having success with their art. […]
March 18, 2021

Don’t Confuse Art and Money

Hi creative lady, Were you told not to pursue your Art because you couldn’t make a living at it? Let me be clear: There is making money … and there is making Art. *They are not the same thing.* >The purpose of Making Art is to fill your soul, and the […]