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6 Hacks for Making Art Without Booking A Babysitter

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6 Hacks for Making Art Without Booking A Babysitter

Here in NSW Australia, the school holidays are upon us. And if you are in a similar boat to me, then you have your kiddos at home and your need to make art is still burning strong. Here are my top hacks for squeezing your own art-making time into family time...

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5 Ways to Fast Track Your Artistic Success

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5 Ways to Fast Track Your Artistic Success

How do you define success? This question is so incredibly important to ask yourself when you set out on any pursuit. What is the end goal? What are you aiming for? The goal posts are allowed to shift but it is essential to know where you're headed...

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5 Reasons to Learn Art Online

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5 Reasons to Learn Art Online

You have that urge to create. An inner desire to paint your heart out, express yourself, to be free and to escape to the world of colour. A brand new set of watercolour paints sits on your shelf. Your husband gifted it to you about 2 years ago but you've not found the time and the mental space to crack them open and give them a go. Well, now is the time to do so... because...

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5 Ways to Carve Out Arty Me Time

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5 Ways to Carve Out Arty Me Time

I cracked the code. I worked out how to prioritise myself and my children at the same time. How to meet both their needs and mine. How to get that see-saw to balance nicely in the middle so that everyone's cup was full. It makes for a happy family, a happy life. In this post, I share with you my top 5 ideas.

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Why You Should Listen To Your Creative Urge

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Why You Should Listen To Your Creative Urge

I completely understood what they were talking about. I'd been in the same position, feeling like I was too time poor, feeling like artmaking was indulgent, feeling like my art had to have a functional purpose (to decorate my walls) and couldn't simply be for my own personal enjoyment, growth and happiness.

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