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Why Do People Devalue Art? And What Can You Do To Increase The Value Of Your Art?

Have you ever experienced this?? Someone asks you what you do and when you say ‘Artist’, they 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 offer you half of what […]

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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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Being Present When Making Art

 I sat down last week to make art with some of our UAS Hub members and I was struggling to be present when making art. I really wanted to draw the scene outside my window. It was a nice day, the doors were open, and the sun was shining.  I had overgrown weeds calling […]

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Tap Into Your Superpower: INTUITION

 Are you creating art and don’t know when to stop? Are you uncertain of the direction to take your art? Sometimes, you may feel like you don’t know what passion to choose?  I had a special guest join me this week. Lisa K is an expert in intuition and we talk about how we […]

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Your Magic Mantra

 This week I was joined by two special guests over on the Your Art Matters podcast, Leon Taylor and Sarah Griffiths. We discussed how you can overcome mental health challenges and still achieve your big goals and dreams. We also talked about Leon’s and Sarah’s new book called: ‘Leon’s Magic Mantra’.  Leon is a […]

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My Mental Health Struggles

I have been struggling recently and I want to share some strategies I have been using to try and help myself. Over the years I have worked really hard on my mental health. I know my brain can struggle, I get fixated on certain things and completing the day to day tasks can become really […]

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How We View Art

We all view art differently but there are some consistencies and interesting ways that we respond to artwork which I think are really helpful in understanding our own work. When you understand how people read an artwork, it helps you when making your own artwork, and it helps when you come to sell. It also […]

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Don’t Underestimate The Impact You Are Having

 Have you ever felt like you’re not really getting anywhere and started to worry about what other people are thinking? Do you question if you are good enough or ever think “What’s the point?” Quite often there are things happening to you that you can’t see. The foundations are being laid and you are […]

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Can I Copy That Image?

 This is such a great question! We all seek inspiration and whether we know it or not, we find it organically every day. Out and about and through the digital wealth of the internet.  Copyright dilemma  Thanks to the internet, we have so much inspiration at our fingertips. From images on Google, Pinterest, Instagram… […]

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