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I Want To Make Art But Life Keeps Taking Over!

 Do you ever have this feeling? Wanting to make more art but life keeps getting in the way? This is such a normal feeling and I know people feel it from time to time within our memberships. A good friend and Hub member, Chris Gonzales-Aden came to us with this. He has lots going […]

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How To Be A More Eco-Aware Artist

How to be a more eco aware artist is a question that creeps up all the time. So many artists that I speak to are thinking about ways to make more environmentally friendly and kinder to our planet. I, for one, am trying to be more aware of where materials come from, how to package […]

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Do You Have A Silent To-Do List?

I went away over Easter and I didn’t want to come home. I wasn’t sure why, other than that I was having a great time and normal life didn’t seem that appealing. Then, I realised that it was the silent to-do list that is weighing me down. The to-do list we are not conscious of. […]

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Having Belief In Yourself

This is a reminder to you that having belief in yourself is the first step towards achieving and reaching your dreams, but can this sometimes hinder your views? When you believe in your dreams, I mean really believe in yourself, the feeling and desire to achieve and reach for these dreams can become consuming. It […]

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Do I Need To Create One Style of Art?

When it comes to the art making process, it is important to realise that you can make art in your own way. However you like. Whatever you like. It is your decision. It’s your art. You don’t have to fit a mould. When you know this and start to accept it, as simple as it […]

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Releasing The Power of Judgement

I truly believe that this is one of the biggest things that can hold us back. The judgement of others and the judgement that we place on ourselves. I see it time and time again and I want to share with you how freeing it can be to release this perceived judgement. By freeing ourselves […]

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We Need Art More Than Ever

There is so much going on in the world at the moment. So much in just the past two years. It can weigh heavy on us and sometimes we need to remind ourselves about art and how it can be a healer. Art is so powerful. It can heal you but it can also bring […]

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I’m Falling Behind

Do you know that feeling when you can feel yourself falling behind, like time is running away with you and you just can’t catch your breath? You may feel like you are not working fast enough, that life just gets in the way. I know I have been feeling that way recently and I have […]

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The Long Game

The Michelle and Sharon Show! I was joined this week by my dear friend Sharon. She has just finished her biggest exhibition to date – The Collect Open, at Somerset House in London. We spoke to Sharon a few weeks ago in the run-up to the event. If you missed this chat, you can find […]

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Unlock Your Potential

Have you ever felt the world is against you? You have a plan and then something happens that turns your dream upside down, or worse still destroys your plans? I had a chat with Ricky Locke. A professional speaker, magician and hypnotist. We talked about how during the pandemic, Ricky’s dream of becoming fully self-employed […]

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