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15 minutes | Jan 26, 2022
How to quit your day job
We talk about being a full time artist on this podcast a lot. This week, we talk about the practicalities of getting to that place. Some things to do… and not do.
15 minutes | Jan 19, 2022
Eliminating stress so you can create
Some stress is unavoidable. But some stress is completely avoidable. This week, we talk about some stress that is avoidable and the things we can do to eliminate those sources of stress.
12 minutes | Jan 12, 2022
3 branches to your creative support system
Different people play different roles in our lives. This week, we talk about 3 different types of relationships that can be really helpful in helping us live and thrive creatively.
18 minutes | Jan 5, 2022
5 habits for a creative 2022
We can develop a deep, meaningful, healthy relationship with our creativity. This week, we discuss 5 habits that can help us develop a deep connection to our creative selves.
15 minutes | Dec 29, 2021
Approaching 2022 with resolve
The new year is an opportunity to introduce a new level of resolve to our life and our creativity. This week, Cole and Adam talk about some of their expectations for 2022 in hopes it might inspire you to have a creative year.
13 minutes | Dec 22, 2021
What inspired you in 2021?
Inspiration is all around us. This week, Adam and Cole discuss things that brought meaning and inspiration in 2021.
12 minutes | Dec 15, 2021
Selling more art by getting outside the box
We can fall into habits that sometimes prevent us from maximizing our creative opportunities. This week, we talk about some practical ways to generate more revenue from our art.
13 minutes | Dec 8, 2021
Removing the mask and creating authentically
We all create and wear masks. Eventually, it becomes an exhausting process of managing our false identity in an attempt to control how others see and perceive us. That can be a killer in the creative process. This week, we talk about the power of removing the masks and opening up as an authentic artist.
11 minutes | Dec 1, 2021
Arguing in Art
We talk a lot on this podcast about getting along in collaboration. But sometimes we gotta stand up for things. This week, we talk about when it might be productive to lean into conflict.
11 minutes | Nov 24, 2021
Finding joy in your artistry
Being creative can be a joyful process. But there are some things that get in the way of finding joy in our art. This week, we identify some of those and talk about how to re-capture joy!
14 minutes | Nov 17, 2021
3 things you ain't gotta hide
Sometimes, in our insecurity we try to hide things about ourselves and our work. But we don’t have to. This week, we talk about how to open up and begin enjoying our creative process more.
18 minutes | Nov 10, 2021
How you - as an artist - are saving the world
We have a personal and cultural tendency toward sameness. And the artist interrupts this tendency. This week, we talk about the important role artists play in the lives of people and in culture at large… and some of the ways we can stoke change.
12 minutes | Nov 3, 2021
3 ways to escape a creative rut
Sometimes, we just get stuck. “Writer’s Block” or general lack of inspiration… it can feel immobilizing. This week, we talk about 3 practical strategies to get through the block and start creating again.
16 minutes | Oct 27, 2021
Unleash your creative spirit with this one perspective shift
As artists, we’re often obsessed with the “product” we’re making. “Is it perfect?” “Is it something I think my audience will connect with?” “Do I have all the resources I need?” “Do I feel great about this?” But what if we could break free from those immobilizing questions and move forward? This week, we talk about a perspective shift that can help us do that.
21 minutes | Oct 20, 2021
Creating with a combination of tenacity and kindness
Sometimes, we pit these 2 things against one another — like we have to stand up for ourselves OR be kind to others. But kindness and tenacity aren’t in conflict. They are two traits that are powerful when possessed side by side.
12 minutes | Oct 13, 2021
Avoid confusion : Artist or craftsperson?
When we’re working on commissioned work or coming alongside another artist for a collaboration, we could be served by asking the question, “Am I being asked to be an artist or a craftsperson?”
16 minutes | Oct 6, 2021
Finding success through mistakes
Missing the mark is baked into the process of finding what works. Like shooting a dart at a board, we don’t usually hit a bullseye the first time we ever throw a dart. This week, we talk about the process of enduring mistakes until we find what works.
15 minutes | Sep 29, 2021
The rewards of being an artist
Sure there are a lot of risks… so there must be something work all that sacrifice. This week, we talk about some of the great things that can come from living a life of creativity.
14 minutes | Sep 22, 2021
The risks of being an artist
Are you ready for the wild ride of building a career in art and creativity? Here are a few risks that you can prepare yourself for. Being ready for these can help you navigate them with grace when you encounter them.
13 minutes | Sep 15, 2021
Stop waiting for “ready”
The movies we watch, the stories we tell, the things that inspire us. They are stories of people stepping outside of what is normal or expected or comfortable and doing something bold. When we embrace this ideology, it can help us thrive in life and in our creativity.
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