I just signed up on Instagram because some podcast interview I listened to said its the place for artists. Found this amazing artist: Irina Trzaskos If you have t checked out instagram give it a try. I dont understand it as usual- more confusing hash tag stuff but all I can say is Wow!! What's … Continue reading Instagram where have you been all my life?
1. Podcasts are inspirational. Listening to stories about other people's journeys will give you confidence to complete your own goals. As you hear about their challenges, obstacles and downright failures and how they overcame them you will gain faith in your ability to conquer your own fears, climb your own mountains, and reach for your … Continue reading 5 reasons why you should be listening to podcasts.
For two or more years I have been working on my book the Green Queen. Last year I started a book proposal with help from my mentor. She said go to the bookstores and see where you book would sit on the shelves. What a fun assignment to go around to different bookstores and picture … Continue reading The Green Queen proposal
I was amazed at how much easier this spray bottle has made my water color painting. I used to use a big old spray bottle that was always hard to adjust from stream to spray and just was too big. This little bottle I picked up when traveling once has been AWESOME! I just love … Continue reading The biggest little difference for watercolor painting.
My husband and I saw a silver tip grizzly the other day. I didn't get a picture so the next morning I made this quick sketch in m journal. I think one of my greatest strengths as an artist is being able to capture a moment after it has passed. I have taken my time … Continue reading Silver Tip Grizzly
One of my favorite holidays of the year is coming up. It's the international day of peace on September 21st. Jeremy Gilley worked hard to get this day officially created so we celebrate it the same every year and it includes a universal cease fire clause because of him. To learn about Jeremy's journey you can … Continue reading Paintings From the Peace Garden
Wow, found a great new podcast to listen to. The savvy painter. She rocks with great interviews and inspiration for building your platform and creating a growing business out of the work that you love. I have only listened to a few episodes so far. 18: DUANE KEISER ON BUILDING RELATIONSHIPS WITH COLLECTORS Duane has … Continue reading The Saavy Painter
As an aspiring artist/author/illustrator everyone needs a platform today. Having an internet presence is essential for any creative professional, but it doesn’t have to be fancy or scary at first. And it doesn’t have to cost a lot of money either! Once you have your basics started I can’t recommend enough Michael Hyatt’s book Platform, … Continue reading Build Your Platform TODAY!
So, today I created a 30 day challenge for myself to write at least 10 blog posts for the month of August. That's one every 3 days. I will aim to publish them on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. I find I have to have goals with an established deadline in order to accomplish more tasks … Continue reading 30 Day Challenge
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