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Art Print Packaging Tips | The 2 Most Important Things To Consider In My Book

When you’re getting ready to figure out how you want to package your art prints, here are a few things to consider before spending money on branding and stationary.

Instagram numbers affecting your creative enthusiasm? This mindset will help.

I stumbled upon a mindset that helped me detach my creative motivation from those pesky Instagram numbers – the follower growth on IG that plagues any digital endeavour. Since this is a challenge that many artists who begin sharing their work publicly deal with, I wanted to share this analogy with you in hopes that it may shift you into an ‘appreciation of’ mindset over a ‘validated because’ mindset.

Lessons from the Dandelion: How to navigate change

MINDFUL MININATURE Lessons from the dandelion: How to navigate change I have a feeling that conventionally we view 'change' as the BIG unknown and 'acceptance' as this little thing we eventually have to give into in order to make the change less uncomfortable.⁠ But...

Earth Poem: An ode to the beauty and the suffering

MINDFUL MININATURE Earth Poem: An ode to the beauty and the suffering Which Earth do you choose to believe in? Which Earth do feed belief into?⁠ I used to believe in only the green, lush and growing Earth, but having painted both, I 'm coming to understand that we...

Top 8 take-aways from being interviewed by Crush magazine

MINDFUL MININATURE 8 creative insights I only uncovered after being interviewed I recently did an interview with the lovely folks over at Crush magazine (who by the way create drool worthy recipe shoots) about my miniature painting journey, the 365 challenge and what...

A key insight from a Hopi Creation Story to inspire you to paint

Insight  from a Hopi Creation Story that will make you want to paint again Mindful MiniNatureSome Hopi wisdom in tribal stories to get you in a daily creative habit. Some people learn by example, some learn through teachings. I, and I have a feeling you too, learn...

The unusual trick on how to reset your own creative purpose

The unusual trick on how to reset your own creative purpose Mindful Creative This is a personal story from the artist's studio on a lesson she learnt through trying to 'do it all'. Hint: It’s not a 21 day creative lockdown challenge It took an enforced national...

Tribe Stories: A unique gift for a surfer

Surfers are a difficult breed to buy gifts for. Once you've exhausted every possible gadget, tide chart, board accessory and the brand slinging shreds, you feel like you're out of options. They're also pretty simple, minimalist creatures (in my experience) and since...

How To Stay Sane During a 365 Challenge: My Creative Commandments

Some projects require you to make lists before you start them. Others again see you making post mortem lists after the project is complete to note down your accomplishments. I have a friend who calls these To-Do and Ta-Da lists. While lists are good for getting things...

How to dispose of acrylic paint sustainably by making artist ecobricks

How to dispose of acrylic paint sustainably by making artist ecobricksHow to dispose of acrylic paint sustainably by making artist ecobricks Sustainable StudioWant to be greener but still love painting with acrylic paint? Read on! Making art while also making waste...

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