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Selling Your Art: Where to Start
Selling Your Art: Where to Start

In the last episode I talked about the top 3 reasons why you should want to sell your paintings: 1- You’ll make more money 2- You’ll make better paintings 3- You’ll build a relationship with an audience for your work Hands down, most of the questions and responses I...

Are You Ready to Start Selling Your Paintings?
Are You Ready to Start Selling Your Paintings?

In my last video I talked about whether the style you work in matters in making sales from your artwork. But maybe you’re not even sure you WANT to sell your work. I hear lots of reasons why artists say they don’t want to sell their work. Emotional attachment to the...

Does Style Matter in Selling Your Art?
Does Style Matter in Selling Your Art?

Have you wondered if the style that you paint in - representation, abstraction, impressionism, expressionism, etc. -  matters in selling your art? In other words, does one style sell better than another? The truth is the art world has changed. There isn’t actually a...

3 Liberating Truths that Kill the Myth of the Starving Artist
3 Liberating Truths that Kill the Myth of the Starving Artist

Paulo Coelho: “If you want to be successful, you must respect one rule: NEVER LIE TO YOURSELF.” So…what’s a liberating truth? It’s the opposite of a limiting belief. If a limiting belief holds you back, a liberating truth sets you free. That liberating truth allows...

Creativity Hack #6: Share Your Gifts
Creativity Hack #6: Share Your Gifts

I’ve heard all sorts of “reasons” from artists about why they don’t share their work. Fear of failure. Fear of looking ridiculous. Fear that their work isn’t good enough. That they’re too young. Or too old. I’m going to give you some tough love. And this goes for all...

Creativity Hack #4: Look For The Extraordinary In The Ordinary
Creativity Hack #4: Look For The Extraordinary In The Ordinary

Look for the extraordinary in the ordinary. Don’t wait to find the perfect subject. There’s no such thing as the “perfect” subject. Just paint. ; Get started with the world right in front of you. Cultivate deep seeing and close observation. Look for the beauty in the...

Creativity Hack #2: Studio Is A State Of Mind
Creativity Hack #2: Studio Is A State Of Mind

Studio is a state of mind. One of the keys to developing your own painting practice (or any creative practice for that matter) is creating a space of your own to work in – both a physical and mental/emotional space. Lots of people get all hung up on the physical art...