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January 15, 2021
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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 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

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

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
art can be your saving grace this winter

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
my number one tip for going from amateur to professional artist

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
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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

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 be a painter

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 fear of rejection to confidently painting and selling

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 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 […]
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 […]
October 5, 2019
From Challenge to Empowered Artist

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 […]
September 22, 2019
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Are You Living in Your Joyful, Creative Place?

 This video is taken from my facebook group, Transform Your Art from Dabbling to Professional Quality I was just talking with a woman who had not painted in six years. She had breast cancer, and had gone through a few tough years. Her energy had been zapped, and although […]
September 7, 2019
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Painting with Wild Abandon

 This video is taken from my facebook group, Transform Your Art from Dabbling to Professional Quality If you’re not painting with wild abandon, what are you waiting for? Is it calling you? Do you have that nagging voice that you could be making amazing, gorgeous, sought-after paintings that move […]
August 15, 2019
Why Asking for Advice is Not Advancing Your Art

Why Asking for Advice is Not Advancing Your Art

 This video is taken from my facebook group, Transform Your Art from Dabbling to Professional Quality Women love to ask others for advice on their paintings … “What should I do next?” “Is it finished?” “Do you think anyone will buy it?” I’m seeing a lot of this in […]
July 20, 2019
How to know if you're an artist

How to Know if You’re an Artist

 I talk with a lot of my students who finally start making the most beautiful art of their life, and one of the things that makes them happiest is to finally be able to say, “I’m an Artist.” This is huge for women who’ve been waiting their whole life […]
July 11, 2019
live interview with michele barinaga and kellie day

Overcoming Negative Voices & Why the Perfect Time is Always Now to Do Your Art

 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 Despite a tumultuous time of going through a divorce, Michele decided to choose her art, and take immediate action to start living her life as […]
July 5, 2019
The Journey of this Artful Life – an Interview with Cristin Johnson

The Journey of this Artful Life – an Interview with Cristin Johnson

 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 As a lifelong creative spirit, Cristin has gone from years of being stuck in perfectionism and not painting, to discovering her voice as an artist […]