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How to Be a Resilient Artist

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How to Be a Resilient Artist

Resilience. The word that is bandied around like it's going out of fashion. On one hand, it seems a bit cliche. Common. Like a catchphrase. But on the other hand, it seems logical to believe that it is bandied around for a reason. And that reason is that it is in fact an important personal quality. An essential one in fact, especially if we want to step outside of our comfort zone on occasion, take small risks or try new things. Because after all, life is long and life will deal us hard blows when we're the sort of people who don't live under rocks.

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Q&A with artist Nikki Holmes

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Q&A with artist Nikki Holmes

This week, I chat with the lovely Nikki Holmes! Known for her cheerful work, Nikki shares her experience of coming into the art work from another creative industry. Read on to learn more...

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How To Fuel Your Creativity When You're Running on Empty

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How To Fuel Your Creativity When You're Running on Empty

What a rollercoaster!!! Seriously, you should try it. Oh, hang on... you're on the very same rollercoaster as me: life. In the last year, I've helped a whole bunch of women (and children) to find their creative energy and in this post I want to share with you the essential precursors for optimal creativity. Read on...

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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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