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        The one thing holding you back….The one thing that holds each and every one of us back in life is fear. We all have these internal doubts and fears as it’s our way of protecting ourselves. “Fear can keep you locked up in the prison of...

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The Portrait Swap Challenge

The Portrait Swap Challenge

      Thanks to everyone who took part in this months challenge, it really has been incredible. For those who don’t know, we did a portrait swap this month and over 100 people from around there world swapped with another member of The Virtual Art Studio and created a...

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Shiralee Siebert

Shiralee Siebert

Shiralee is a portrait artist from South Africa and in this interview we talk about her biggest struggles, lessons and achievements since discovering art as a child. Well worth a listen as I am sure you will all relate.       If you would like to see...

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Lloyd Lewis

Lloyd Lewis

    Former world champion kick boxer, Lloyd Lewis joined me for a chat about how life has dealt him some pretty hard knocks. In this interview we discuss how Lloyd has overcome these knocks and his dream of being in the National Portrait Gallery.  ...

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Cindy Dicks

Cindy Dicks

    Cindy is an illustrator who 1 year ago had no belief in herself and had no clue what direction she was going in, then a turn of events changed all of that. This is a great interview that reinforces you have no idea what is around the corner    ...

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Odette Riley

Odette Riley

    In this interview I chat with South African artist, Odette Riley. Odette creates doodle drawings straight from her subconscious, without planning. It took her a long time to connect with her passion and strengths, have a listen and find out why........

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Joe Rivera

Joe Rivera

  In this interview Joe shares his number one piece of advice for artists and also the number one thing that has helped him excel in the last year. This interview is full of great advice you don't want to miss.       If you would like to see more...

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Lana Miller Caywood

Lana Miller Caywood

  Lana has been making art for 40 years now! We could have chatted with Lana all day long about her experiences, this 15 minute interview gives you a quick glimpse behind the scenes of Lana's studio and she also shares some great advice for other artists.  ...

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Helen McLaughlin

Helen McLaughlin

In this interview we meet Helen McLaughlin. Helen has always been creative and was always encouraged by her parents and teachers. She talks about her transition from traditional media to now working completely digitally. About You How did you get into art and making?...

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Trevor Field

Trevor Field

In this interview Trevor Field very bravely talks about his experience with depression and how he once gave up on art but is now creating again.  He also talks about the time his work made someone trip over…. About You How did you get into art and making? I went to...

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Annette Nettie Jane

Annette Nettie Jane

Annette 'Nettie' Jane has always been creative but wasn't allowed to go to college as a young lady. In this interview she talks of not feeling talented enough, even after winning a top award and how she's now trying to make more of her art. Annette is living proof...

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Anarkali Check

Anarkali Check

Originally from from Paris and now living in London, In this interview Anarkali Check talks about the feeling of having commissioned work, the fear of not selling & what tools she has found useful when raising awareness of her work. About You How did you get into...

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Alessia Meloni

Alessia Meloni

Originally from Sardinia and now living in Dublin, Ireland Alessia has practised art since she was 14. In this interview she talks about the challenges she faces, who inspires her and how it felt to be part of a group exhibition recently. About You How did you get...

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Les Gaston-Johnston

Les Gaston-Johnston

Despite the challenges of illness, depression and lack of support from his parents and siblings Les has managed to follow his passion and is celebrating his first commission & exhibition of his work… About You How did you get into art and making? Well it all...

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