Entries by Alice

Money Matters: Freeing Financial Blocks [83]

Making money as an artist has all sorts of views and expectations swirling around it – many of our own making. You can look at accounts, and expenses but underlying all those systems in business is how we think, feel and react… This week, we’re tackling that most sensitive of topics – money. We didn’t […]

Art Breakthroughs (and what comes after) [82]

What does it feel like to have a breakthrough in your art? How do you know it’s actually a breakthrough and not just a fluke success? And how do you keep the momentum going once the initial serotonin rush has subsided and you realise there is a lot of work still to do? Last week […]

Help – why is my art going so wrong? [81]

This week, we discuss how to handle a slump… those times when you turn up to work, and put in the hours, and yet nothing goes right; somehow the well has run dry, When this happens it’s so easy for us to start berating ourselves, but actually we both believe this is a natural part […]

Improve your creativity with flexible thinking [79]

The idea for this episode was sparked by the book “Coaching the Artist Within” by Eric Maisel which Alice has been revisiting. If you’ve ever caught yourself thinking you must be ‘this’ or ‘that’ in order to be a creative success this might help you shift your ideas. We talk about the author’s ideas on […]

The Value of Your Artist Network [78]

Do you ever find yourself wishing you had more followers on Instagram – who weren’t artists? Do you worry that you’re not reaching enough buyers? Do you strive only for gallery owners and interior designers? This week, we’re flipping this issue on it’s head to highlight the positive aspects of a strong artist network.  As […]

New and Exciting Ways to Sell Art Online [77]

Alice just held a virtual open studios and it sparked so many ideas for both of us.  It turns out that when galleries close, and art fairs cancel, and open studios can’t happen, we are forced to come up with new ways to market our work. The possibilities are infinite – each of us just […]

Growing Pains [76]

If you’ve ever send a marketing email with a dead link, started a project with no idea how to manage it, or spent years trying to make the wrong thing work, this episode is for you! This week’s topic was inspired by a busy and stressful week for both of us – a week in […]

Finding the Creative Spark [75]

This week we’re discussing creativity and specifically how to spark new ideas or creative energy. For Louise, the impetus seems to come when she is most busy, so that she has less time to think and dabble and is forced to take action quickly. For Alice, space and time and quiet are very important … […]