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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...

4 Easy Steps for Artists to Avoid Creative Burnout
4 Easy Steps for Artists to Avoid Creative Burnout

Thank you for joining me here in my outdoor office for the day.  I want to talk a little bit about burnout. We've all been there. You know that feeling where you just are not inspired by what's on the easel, what's in your head, what's in your mind? Nothing's coming...