Art Juice podcast

Are limiting beliefs holding you back? [22]

Many artists carry around ideas and beliefs that don’t serve us, and which actually often don’t even feel like beliefs. Instead, they feel like established facts. It’s only when we recognise the problem, that we can start to challenge…
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Why you should break the rules of mixed media [21]

Our main topic was inspired by a question from a listener, who asked ‘why on earth would you use oil pastel with acrylics!” He went on to say “Surely this will lead to problems later in the longevity of the paintings? Oil and water…

When is it time to delegate? [20]

Do you ever feel like a boiling frog? So busy that you don't  notice that "enjoyably in demand" has turned into "totally overwhelmed and frazzled?" As artists, it's often a challenge to ask for help - partly because some of our work HAS to…
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Are Artists Ever Satisfied [19]

This week, we discuss why so many artists are driven to continually change  … is this the natural state of all artists? Or do we vary in this? This week Louise has been finishing paintings and promo for open studios using different…
tips for Artists Open Studios

Tips for Artists Open Studios [18]

Open Studio season is coming up... whether you are an old hand or this is your first year showing in this way we have some ideas for promotion and things to do in advance,  during and after so that you make the best of your Open House…
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Rising to new challenges in marketing and promotion [17]

This week we have a wide-ranging discussion about promotion for recent projects. Promoting yourself can feel daunting so we have a few ideas for places you can update so that people can find out what's going on in your world. In addition, we…

Creating your Magic Circle [16]

Does your family have a creative background? Is your creative streak viewed with suspicion or disbelief. It can be hard to make art if this is what surrounds us so we review our personal histories and how we've made changes to the things which…
How to sell art your way

Selling your art your way [15]

"How can I sell more of my work?" is one of the biggest questions artists want answered But if the answer is as individual as your art, where do you begin. For us, it's not what most of the sales experts tell you to do! We also discuss how…
Art Juice podcast choosing artist submissions

How to be selective about submissions [14]

Have you ever wondered quite what the point is in entering shows, or whether it's worth your while? This one is for you! This week Alice has been turning her feelings around by getting stuck into things and honouring her promises…
Does your art need a gimmick to succeed?

Does your art need a gimmick to succeed? [13]

Does your art need a gimmick to succeed? If art has a quickly recognisable ‘hook’ does that make it easier to sell? This week Alice has been learning the value of taking detours - Louise is in flow with her work and both have…
The reality of being an artist

The artist life- fantasy vs. reality [12]

A question from a listener leads us into a wide-ranging discussion about the artist life. Many feel a frustration about limited time to spend on their work and don't feel it counts alongside another career, but a recent study by The Arts council…
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What are you willing to invest? [11]

This week we’re discussing investments - not stocks and bonds, but the kind of investments you make (or don’t make) in yourself and your art practice.  Louise is finishing teaching her second course and after 5 months of…