In the last video we talked about how to deal with excuses and obstacles that come up and distract you from making your art. We discussed creating a sacred container for your art by committing to a time and sticking with it. In case you missed it… Here’s Part One and Part Two. In this […]

In the previous video, I told the story of how I overcame artist block and eventually created the Artist Block Workshop, so that I could share what I learned with others. We talked about how being disciplined and making art when you say you are going to is key. You have to create an artistic […]

As promised, this week I’m sending out a free 3 part series about how to overcome artist block. In this first video I give a little bit of background on how I overcame artist block myself, leading me to create the Artist Block Workshop, so that I could share what I learned with others. I […]

Do you ever try to work on something and the whole time you feel stuck and frustrated?  You just can’t get into the flow at all and the whole thing feels unenjoyable? For me, I’ve noticed that whenever this is happening there’s one thing bugging me in the back (or maybe even the front) of […]

Are you an artist constantly asking yourself “how can I be more creative?” Maybe you feel like you have artist block again and again and just can’t get past it. This is super common and you are not alone! Many of us are living busy lives where we never get a break. We are plugged […]

For 9 painful years I suffered from artist block. It was something I never expected but what I’m learning is that it happens at some point to almost everyone. There are always excuses not to make art and some of them seem incredibly legitimate.  But after all those excuses when I was 4 weeks postpartum […]

Recently my good friend Kate Hollis read some Mary Oliver passages to me over Voxer (can you say “story time”!?) because that’s what nerdy creative friends do. And this quote hit me like a ton of bricks! “The most regretful people on earth are those who felt the call to creative work, who felt their […]

Feeling stuck creatively? Here’s what to do…Expose yourself to art! Well, maybe nottttt like this guy! Here are some real ideas as jumping off points: Go to a museum or a gallery. Visit an open studio event. 2. Listen to a good album. Let yourself dance! 3. Pick up that Wyeth book you have on […]