One of these could change everything for you

One of these could change everything for you

Nobody makes the same Art. They also don't make it the same way either. I love talking about helpful ideas that we can use to make our best Art. I call them Principles. Principles are ideas that you can customize for yourself. Today I want to share my three favorite...

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You + Art = Love

You + Art = Love

Happy Valentine's Day! Today I want to offer something positive, maybe even kind of loving, when it comes to thinking about your Art. When things get hard in my art practice, I remind myself of these three things. It always helps put me back in the driver's seat of my...

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The Art of your Heart

The Art of your Heart

Do you ever feel distracted by the world of art outside your studio? So much so that it can distract from your art? We don't want all those outside voices to drown out the internal voice emanating from you. There is a solution, and it has to do with balance. Have a...

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Confidence is a con / Austin Kleon + Nicholas Wilton

Confidence is a con / Austin Kleon + Nicholas Wilton

It seems like everyone always wants to feel more confident. We are told that this comes from experience and just putting in the time. But what if confidence isn't what is needed so much in art making? Join me in conversation with Austin Kleon, best selling author of...

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The miracle that is free

The miracle that is free

Don't you love when someone shares something helpful with you- a tip, a hack, or something that makes your life better? On the flip side, if you share, it almost helps you even more. Today I am talking all about sharing... Have a look here: It takes an abundant...

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How to get a breakthrough in your Art

How to get a breakthrough in your Art

I love it when I get a breakthrough. But it rarely happens. So the question for me that is floating out there is how? How can I create the conditions or mindset to have more breakthroughs? How can we more frequently make the kind of art we love, more than what we have...

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Did your parents hang your art up?

Did your parents hang your art up?

Did your parents hang your art up? It seems like a minor question at first blush, but having approval about anything we did by those we loved mattered as little kids—especially art. I have listened to many artists over the years talking about not being so supported...

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Does your goal scare you a little?

Does your goal scare you a little?

Happy New Year!!! As part of my new year, I always think about what I am looking to achieve this year. I have a particular way of setting goals, and that is what I am talking about today. Check it out. Have a look here: For me, the litmus test as to whether the goal...

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How to make your best Art next year

How to make your best Art next year

As we are about to cross over into a new year, I thought I would share a few ways to set yourself and your art up for success in 2021. All 5 of these ideas are made possible by planning. When I take time to revisit what I am making or desire to make, it almost always...

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The 3 Best Things about the Art Journey

The 3 Best Things about the Art Journey

I want to remind you of something that gets me super fired up. It has to do with being an artist. There are tons of hard things about art-making. So many, in fact, that sometimes we can forget all the great parts. There are three big ideas in relation to the journey...

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