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…
Art Juice podcast image investing in your art

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…
Artist wise advice

Get wiser quicker - learn from our mistakes! [10]

Often we only get better at something by doing it wrong first. But it's very tempting to do something once, not get the results you wished for - and then give up. If something's worth doing then it's worth sticking with so you actually have…
Art Juice podcast episode 9 framing and titles

Choosing frames and titles [9]

Framing can be a challenge for us all. It’s expensive and there are so many options. If you paint on board or canvas, is it even necessary? If you do decide to add a frame, what style works best? Today we’re going to delve into…
Art Juice podcast Artist attitude

Are you an artist with attitude [8]

This is really a juicy one. What happens when your work culminates in a show - but you’re still feeling dissatisfied? There is no doubt that making art is an emotional journey. Showing or selling it can feel even more raw - but it depends…
Art Juice podcast - making time for art

Help! I never have enough time [7]

Have you ever panicked that you don't have enough time left? Or that you are not spending long enough on your art? Maybe you have fixed ideas about how much time you need before you even begin, and this is stopping you even get started.…
How do I get through creative block?

How to overcome a creative block [6]

We can all recognise this sorry state of affairs, and it’s not fun! We dig into the different times this can happen and share our ways of resolving it, but first.... What are you working on this week? studio work in progress;…
Art Juice podcast what do I do with my old art

Should I keep all my work? [5]

...or does there come a time when you need to take stock. So, how do you decide what to keep - and what do you do with it all? What are you working on this week? Louise is preparing to start teaching a new online course and taking…
Do you need to be brave to be an artist?

Making big leaps in art [4]

...and why it's so important to develop your art. Stepping outside of your comfort zone excites us in life, and in making art. What are you working on this week? This week finds us at different ends of the process. Louise has…
Making the most of your studio space

How to make the most of your studio space [3]

What are you working on this week? Alice has been tidying her studio using Marie Kondo’s methodology and has just published a blog post about the process. Having decided to pursue an online sales strategy, Louise has been developing…