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Lessons for the heart-expanding Artist.

March 12, 2021

Put Your Unique Voice in Your Art

Do you feel like you have something special to share with the world, but you’re not sure what it is? If you’re timid or doubtful about what’s beautiful about YOU, you’re going to stay hidden with your art. Or …  if you’re trying to fit into someone else’s formula for […]
March 5, 2021

The Most Exciting Way to Create Art

The biggest reason women have trouble getting started with their Art, is that they think they’re supposed to create a “masterpiece”. When women have that much pressure – they freeze up and give on the painting. OR they get started, and then get stuck and don’t finish. The negative voices […]
February 26, 2021

Do What You Love Always – Interview with Artist Andrea Lopez

 Join me as I talk with the amazing Artist Andrea Lopez in this video interview – and find out how she went from trying to figure her Art on her own, putting everything else first, and being in perfectionism, to having the faith to express her true voice in […]
February 9, 2021

Unlock Your Inner Muse – an Interview with Artist Ruth Anne Geiger

 If you are waiting to answer your lifelong Artistic calling because you get frustrated when you paint and freeze up, listen to this INSPIRING ARTIST VIDEO with Ruth Ann Geiger. Ruth Ann went from trying to figure out her art on her own and being frustrated, to learning to […]
February 3, 2021

The Power of Having Support in Your Art, and How to Get It

Today I’m going to talk with you about the miracles that occur when you seek and find support in your life, and how to do that… Do you ever feel exhausted from keeping all the balls in the air in your life – without much help? If you’re burned out, […]
January 31, 2021

The Biggest Block to Creating Art

 The biggest misunderstanding of creating Art, is that you are supposed to be “good” or have “talent”. Otherwise you are “not good enough.” When women believe they aren’t good enough Artists – even a little bit – they tend to hang up their hat for a very long time.What […]
January 15, 2021

52 Reasons Your Art is Important

So often women don’t begin their Art because they think it’s “frivolous”, or not as important as other things in life. Yet I talk with women every day who are withering inside because they’ve been neglecting their creative calling for so long. If you need a reason to get going, […]
January 3, 2021

What Do You Want for Your Art in 2021?

 What is it you want for your Art in 2021? You have to envision it to make it happen. Now is a great time to get out your journal and wildly write out ideas for where you’d like your art to go this year. I don’t believe in New […]
December 26, 2020

Creating Your One Precious Art Life

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 7, 2020

Why Talent doesn’t Matter in Art

I asked my good friend Erika the other day, “Why do you think some Artists like Janis Joplin and Georgia O’Keefe make it so big, and others don’t?” “Because they just HAVE to do it,” she said. “They have this drive to do it all the time and they have […]
December 4, 2020

Your Art can be your Saving Grace this Winter

This winter we have an opportunity to become butterflies, and emerge from this home-bound cocoon as Artists with wings in 2021. It’s a tough time for many women right now, with nowhere to go, not as many friends to see, and not as much to do. It’s easy to sit, […]
November 13, 2020

How to Take Your Art from Amateur to Pro

Hello Beautiful Artist! Can I be frank? Women never take their art to the next level unless they get a burr under their butt and do something brave. So many women tell me how much their art means to them – how it’s been a LIFETIME calling – and how […]
November 6, 2020

VIDEO: Create the Life You Want from Within

 Enough of waiting around for the world to get better! Are you putting your life on hold waiting for election results? …Or hiding out waiting to see what Covid will do? It’s depressing letting outside factors control us, when the real power we have is INSIDE all of us: […]
October 28, 2020

Paint for You & Stop Pleasing Others – A Conversation with Errin Witherspoon

 Errin was painting portraits, and knew she had more expression waiting to come out. She was painting to please others, and trying to get reassurance from everyone else. She needed help with her confidence and she wanted to find her own voice in her Art. In just six weeks, […]
October 23, 2020

It’s not too late to blossom as a painter in 2020

You’re here because you’re an Artist deep down inside. Will 2020 be the year you reconnect with that girl? It’s not too late. If you’re tired of another year going by and nothing exciting happening with your painting, it’s not too late. All of the women in these photos are […]
October 9, 2020

From a Fear of Rejection to Confidently Painting & Selling – An interview with Caroline Baasch

 Caroline had been painting her floral pieces for five years, and had some success selling at local art shows. But she couldn’t stop struggling with her fear of rejection. It was holding her back in her art. She was painting to please others, and didn’t feel free. “I was […]
December 6, 2019

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 […]
October 26, 2019

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

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 […]
October 5, 2019

Going From a Long Term Challenge to Being an Empowered Artist

 This video is taken from my facebook group, Transform Your Art from Dabbling to Professional Quality If you’ve been in a long-term challenging time, it can be hard to get back into the flow of your art. We recently had a woman in our Facebook group who had been […]