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How Finding Your "Why" Can Transform Your Art [35]

Can you explain why you do what you do? This can be an essential stage in establishing your art and helping you move through creative blocks and convey your story. This week we also touch on ideas around money and Alice has been inspired…
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Working for Hire: What to Consider about Commissions [34]

Are commissions an essential part of being artist? Or do they scare you a little? This week's discussion was sparked by a question we received from a listener. AJ asked this question about commissions: “I am an up and coming…

Are You Expecting to Hit the Mark Every Time? And is it Wrong to Use a Camera? [33]

Do you feel the need for a “good” result every time you paint? Or hope for a painting that looks good at every stage? This can bring an added stress to making art and limit your ability to experiment. In this episode we…
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The Ebb and Flow of Creativity with Megan Woodard-Johnson [32]

Settle down, you are in for a treat in this discussion of the artist as problem solver! Megan Woodard Johnson is a mixed media artist who layers vintage paper ephemera with paint, various drawing media and found objects to tell…
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The Whisper of Intuition in your Creative Process with Jacqui Fehl [31]

In our first breakout week, Louise is in discussion with artist Jacqui Fehl . Influenced by music, lyrics, feelings, stories, other artists, and the materials themselves, Jacqui’s art is as varied and unpredictable as her ever changing hair…
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Tears & Tantrums: What to Do When Things Don’t Go as Planned [30]

Things haven’t gone to plan chez Alice and Louise this week. Alice’s much anticipated summer break was swamped by rain, meaning a lot of wet walks and NONE of the planned sketchbook days out. To compound the situation, she also lost internet…
Working as a Female Artist in a Man's World

Working as a Female Artist in a Man's World [29]

This week we’re discussing gender and how it influences the way we work. The high-end art world continues to be dominated by men and yet attend any workshop and most of the artists there will be women. Are female artists victims of a sexist…
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Summer sketchbooks and charity donations [28]

We discuss our different approaches to summer - Louise doesn’t slow down in summer and in fact, her online course is about to start which means she is working even harder. Alice has children, which means her summers have always been a time…
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Navigating Change in our Art [27]

This week we’re talking about transitions - those times when our work moves into a new phase. When do we need to activate change in our art? Perhaps it comes upon us almost without us noticing - perhaps we make a conscious…
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How to be a Happy Artist and Find your Voice [26]

This one is a biggie... What does it mean to find our voice as an artist? How do we discover what we want to create? Especially as that may change over time. This week At opposite ends of the spectrum, Louise has been preparing…
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A Splash of Colour! Personal and Practical Approaches to Colour Mixing [25]

There is so much to mixing colour... it is one of the pure joys of painting, but it can be a little overwhelming. We share some ideas about our own colour habits and ways you can re-invigorate your own colour mixing. This week Louise…
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Fuel Your Success by Sharing Your Creative Process [24]

Sharing our creative process is a highly effective way to connect with potential collectors. In fact, in today's world it is essential, but it can feel vulnerable. Today we share our experiences and tips for exposing your art... This week…