For artists, aspiring creatives and art lovers.

Join me and fellow artist Louise Fletcher for an honest insight into what it takes to be an artist as we share what we are working on each week and discuss a key topic. Practical tips and down to earth conversations to keep you company.

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Where is Your Personality in Your Art? [116]

What kind of person are you? What are your personality traits and what are your quirks? This might seem like an odd question for an art podcast, but we both believe that it's a vital one and in this episode, we get into why. For…

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Where is Your Personality in Your Art? [116]

What kind of person are you? What are your personality traits and what are your quirks? This might seem like an odd question for an art podcast, but we both believe that it's a vital one and in this episode, we get into why. For…
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Are you Guilty of Crowd Pleasing? [115]

Are you too concerned about what other people think of your work? Probably! We all are to some extent... After all, it's not unusual to enjoy it when other people like our work. However there are times it can become a problem…
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Abstracting the Landscape with Lewis Noble [114]

This week, Louise is joined by special guest Lewis Noble. Lewis is a UK-based contemporary landscape painter with a unique style and a well-established reputation. He exhibits widely and has been teaching workshops for over 15…
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Finding Time for Art & Dealing with Overwhelm [113]

This week, we're discussing the challenges of finding time to make our art when we all have so much else going on. Many of us balance family, work and art-making and then somewhere in there, we also need to find time to market…
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Artists on Instagram: Tips and Strategies for Success [112]

Guides, posts, algorithms... this week, we're diving into the world of Instagram. This is perhaps the most popular social media platform for artists, but it can feel overwhelming, confusing or just downright frustrating. What…

How to Use Sketchbooks to Develop Ideas [111]

How do you feel about your sketchbooks? Inspired - or perhaps slightly guilty? We recorded this episode in response to a listener question about the ways in which we both use sketchbooks. Louise uses many of her sketchbooks…

Nasty or Nice? How our Attitudes Shape our Reality [110]

How does what you put "out" affect your experience of the world? Our conversation this week was inspired by some recent events within online art communities. These included an anonymous letter intended to hurt and intimidate one…
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Loose Representation & Disrupted Realism with Gabriel Lipper [109]

Ever wondered how to mix representational work and abstract art? This week, we are joined by representational painter Gabriel Lipper who has been painting professionally for over 20 years and teaching for more than 15 years.…

The Process of Abstraction [108]

If art is about communicating some aspect of how we see the world or what it means to be human; a selective recreation and not just nature or chance, it needs to express an idea. What is the meaning or the value in this representation?…

5 False Beliefs that Hold Artists Back [107]

Yes, it still happens... This week saw us both experiencing self-doubt brought on by limiting beliefs. This inspired us to create a list of the most common beliefs that we feel hold artists back. This is so important, because…

Take your Art to a New Level with Nicholas Wilton [106]

This week our special guest is Californian artist and Art2Life founder Nicholas Wilton. Nick has been helping artists to raise their game for many years and he has been a pivotal figure in both our careers. In this conversation,…
Ideas for the 100 day project

Creating Your 100 Day Project [105]

Have you found your creative well has run dry of inspiration? Especially recently? This week we have two projects to share with you which will help inspire and re-invigorate your art. The 100 day project was started by the designer…

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