Success is rarely gained from solitary efforts. Most people you could deem ‘successful’ have gotten where they are because of a variety of factors aside from good old fashioned hard work. Whether it be a mentor, the encouragement of loved ones, or a game-changing course or workshop; an individual’s success is usually also the result … Continue reading Luck or Hard Work?
Everyone knows the saying "Don't quit your day job." Typically it's said to people that maybe aren't very good at something or as comment on that person's lack of faith that the venture you want to pursue won't pan out like you think it will. This is fear based thinking at it's finest and to … Continue reading So I Quit My Day Job
Self-care and work-life balance is something that isn't talked about enough. There's something about summer that for me always signals the idea of slowing down and taking time to evaluate what's working and what's not in my daily routine. If you are over-extending yourself in any area of your life, at some point your body … Continue reading Finding Work-Life Balance
Creativity is something that most people assume comes naturally to artists. Many would be surprised to learn however that being an artist and therefore being inherently creative are not always synonymous. While it’s true that having a particular proclivity for the arts does tend to make someone see things different than most, many artists struggle … Continue reading Ways to Improve Your Creativity
When you are first starting out as an artist it can be really exciting exploring all the possibilities with different art mediums. You may even find one that really resonates with you and inspires your work. Experimenting and working in multiple mediums is something I really love, and it's something I highly encourage every artist … Continue reading Try Something New Creatively
There's something about being a creative person that comes from deep within your soul. I believe that every person has it in some way or another. That voice just speaks a little more loudly and clearer for some and those are the people that tend to identify as artists. My experience as a creative person … Continue reading Listening to Your Creative Calling