On the final episode of this season of the Art with Soul podcast, we talk about finding your zone of joy as an artist. We’ll look at the careers of Edward Degas, Monet, and Mark Rothko for clues and inspiration on our own journeys, and give ourselves permission to paint in our zone of joy! Tune in!Continue reading
Creating with the muse: On finding your creative flow
On this episode of the Art with Soul podcast, we talk about achieving the flow state while creating, and about the creative genius, or the muse, and how we can be more open to listening to the guidance of the muse. Tune in!Continue reading
Creative pep talk: Permission slip for artists
Because we all need permission slips from time to time.
On this episode of the Art with Soul podcast, I share a short and sweet creative pep talk for artists and creatives: a permission slip for your artist soul. Tune in!Continue reading
Stuck in a rut? Here’s how to freshen up your art practice
On this episode of the Art with Soul Podcast, we talk about exploring new artistic territory. I share some of the projects I’ve been working on and the new skills I’ve been developing. And I explain how bringing in a beginner’s mindset to your work can help you to expand your artistic capabilities and bring a sense of freshness to your art. Tune in!Continue reading
Should you start an art business?
The real truth that all the #handsandhustle memes gloss over
On this episode of the Art with Soul podcast, I deconstruct a meme that hypes up starting a business versus working a regular job. We touch on what it really takes to run an art business, the fallacy of tying up meaning and life purpose with a career, and the validity of creating art for the love of it. This is a juicy episode, on a subject that is very close to my heart. Tune in!Continue reading
What Andy Warhol can teach you about finding your confidence as an artist
On this episode of the Art with Soul Podcast, I share some thoughts on how you can develop the confidence to call yourself an artist, and to stand behind the art that wants to be expressed through you, in a way that matches your sensibilities. By way of Andy Warhol’s iconic Campbell Soup Can paintings and Lee Ufan’s From Line series of abstract minimalism paintings, I’ll help you challenge the notions of what “real art” means.Continue reading
How to plan a small art studio at home
On this episode of the Art with Soul podcast, join me for a chatty, slightly rambling discussion on my art studio makeover. I’m sharing a few tips and suggestions on how you can plan out your own art studio at home, with a lot more suggestions and resources included in the shownotes.Continue reading
Here’s how a daily creative practice can support your wellbeing
Some thoughts on approaching your creative practice as an act of care and restoration
On this episode of the Art with Soul podcast, we talk about art as therapy, about how we can use a simple daily creative practice as an act of restoration and care. I share an expressive arts exercise from my own creative practice, plus many suggestions for creative practices that you can adapt, adopt, or tweak to suit your own preferences.Continue reading
100 days to finding your art style
A creative reframe of the 100 day project and how you can approach it to develop your artistic vision and style.
On the first episode of season 4 of the Art with Soul podcast, we talk about different ways to approach the 100 day project; discuss process over product; and see how a gentle reframe of this popular challenge can help you develop your own visual language and style.Continue reading
Should you go deep or wide with your art practice?
On the final episode of this year and this season of the Art with Soul podcast, we talk about depth versus breadth when it comes to your art practice. I share some ideas on what going deep with your art practice can look like, and offer some suggestions on when and how to go wide with your art practice.Continue reading