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Lessons From The Mountain

I’ve finished a weekend of hiking a mountain for 35 hours. In this episode I want to share everything I have learned and how much of what I learned relates to everyday life. People said many times that I was brave to make this event so public, what if I didn’t complete it and I […]

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Why Artists So Amazing!

I want to shout out to all the lovely artists out there because you are amazing! Being an artist is a mighty task. People will often say, ‘oh it must be lovely being an artist, making art all day long’. If it were just this, then wouldn’t life be grand? But no, artists can’t just […]

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Have Patience And Trust Your Journey

In this episode I talk about how we need to have patience and trust the journey that we’re on. Sometimes it’s hard, and we feel like we can’t do it any longer, but it’s these challenging times that make us value what we have when we reach our goals and dreams. This all started from […]

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I Just Don’t Have Time

I know how frustrating it is when you want to make art or pursue your dream but things get in the way.  It might be kids, family, pressure from friends, or a job that sucks the life out of you. You want to do something you love but you just don’t have time. In this […]

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Who Is Excited For The Make Art Your Living Workshops?

Only a few days until the workshops begin and we get to spend 2 amazing weeks together as we explore your artwork and how you can get it out into the world. This is a super time to stop, pause and reflect on what you do. What kind of artist you are, what your work […]

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Will Someone Buy Your Artwork?

 Over the years I’ve had artwork sent to me from people desperate to know if their work will sell. I get it, we don’t want to pour our heart and soul into creating art and pursue selling it to lead to failure and disappointment. But, there is not one person on the planet who […]

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The Difference Between a Statement And a Bio

How do you write a statement and bio? Do you need a bio or statement? What’s the difference between a statement and a bio? Your work won’t always speak for itself, so statements and bios can really help you connect with your audience and help people understand what you do. As an artist with dyslexia, […]

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Why Do People Devalue Art?

 Have you ever experienced this?? Someone asks you what you do and when you say ‘Artist’, they then ask if you can create art for the local society or other worthy cause – free of charge of course!!! Or, someone likes your art and you give them the price and they then offer you […]

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How To Get More Eyeballs On Your Website

You have poured your heart and soul into your website and now it is sitting there and you are not sure what to do next. Or, maybe you are not sure if you even need a website. A website is a great asset and I am excited to share some tips with you so you […]

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Do I Need To Become A Slave To Social Media?

It’s frustrating when an artwork is shared on social media and it gets no likes or interactions.   Especially when the picture of your dog gets much more attention (thanks to Simone for that reference). There are so many hoops to jump through when it comes to ‘working the social media system’. Times are changing and […]

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