Posts Tagged ‘art career’

Hiding Out In Plain Sight – Again!

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I know, this is not the first time I’ve disappeared from my blog.

This time I’ve fallen off the blog wagon because my life has been scrambled upside down in an Alice-in-Wonderland now I’m small/now I’m tall sort of way.

The story is as old as the hills: met my Prince Charming, got engaged, had full replacement right knee surgery (and for those who aren’t up to speed on this lovely medical wonder – it takes at least 3 to 4 months to ramp up to semi-normal!), moving out of my home of decades (now rented to grad students and musicians) and into one of my youngest daughter’s home until my fiancé’s renovations on his place are finished, after which there will be a wedding and I will move again!

Right this minute I’m sitting my in “old” home office surrounded by half-packed bags and boxes (and I have to be out of here in 2 more days!) thinking – yikes, my lovely artists have no idea where I’ve gone to.

My creative career coaching practice is still breathing, only quietly, in the background while I integrate all of these changes.

Over the years, I’ve worked with and talked to artists who have had to move and figure out how to become part of their new community.

And now, here I am, doing the very same thing.

In the meantime, for those of you who want to stay on this journey with me, I’ll be re-posting some evergreen blog posts that will enliven your creative career while I figure out how to get through this darn door…oh, yes, I see that bottle that says “Drink Me” on the table.

Let’s see what happens next….

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Friday’s Featured smARTist

Breathe in the creativity, breathe out your own.

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www.JeffreyStonerPhotography.com

Friday’s Featured smARTIST
are all alumni of the smARTist Telesummit

 

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Weekly smARTips: Are You Sabotaging Your Success?

Bridge the gap between making art and making a living,

… one tip at a time

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Your smARTip for the week:

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Are You Sabotaging Your Success?
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For years I thought my to-do list was the measure of success in any one day, or at any one point in time. (I confess, I had a very limited idea of what success was!)

Check off something on the list, and I was positively giddy.

Like any “fix,” it lasted a millisecond and then I was looking for the next item on the list, getting geared up for the next check mark.

My to-do list was losing its effectiveness as a simple tool and becoming

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Friday’s Featured smARTist

Breathe in the creativity, breathe out your own.

 

Friday's Featured smARTist Lucy Dickens

www.LucyDickensFineArt.com

Friday’s Featured smARTIST
are all alumni of the smARTist Telesummit

 

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Friday’s Featured smARTist

Breathe in the creativity, breathe out your own.

Stephen Shooster- Tribute To Miles Davis

www.Shoosty.com

Friday’s Featured smARTIST
are all alumni of the smARTist Telesummit

 

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Friday’s Featured smARTist

Breathe in the creativity, breathe out your own.

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www.PhyllisTarlow.com

Friday’s Featured smARTIST
are all alumni of the smARTist Telesummit

 

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Friday’s Featured smARTist

Breathe in the creativity, breathe out your own.

2013_1220_PhyllisMantik

www.MantikStudio.com

Friday’s Featured smARTIST
are all alumni of the smARTist Telesummit

 

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Friday’s Featured smARTist

Breathe in the creativity, breathe out your own.

2013_1213_PattySgrecci

www.PattySgrecci.com

Friday’s Featured smARTIST
are all alumni of the smARTist Telesummit

 

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Friday’s Featured smARTist

Breathe in the creativity, breathe out your own.

2013_1129_MichelleRicheson

http://www.RichesonArt.com/Mricheson

Friday’s Featured smARTIST
are all alumni of the smARTist Telesummit

 

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Friday’s Featured smARTist

Breathe in the creativity, breathe out your own.

2013_1206_KadiraJennings

www.KadiraJennings.com

Friday’s Featured smARTIST
are all alumni of the smARTist Telesummit

 

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Friday’s Featured smARTist

Breathe in the creativity, breathe out your own.

2013_1122_JeffreyStoner

www.JeffreyStonerPhotography.com

Friday’s Featured smARTIST
are all alumni of the smARTist Telesummit

 

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Friday’s Featured smARTist

Breathe in the creativity, breathe out your own.

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wws.WaterLightMosaics.com

Friday’s Featured smARTIST
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Friday’s Featured smARTist

Breathe in the creativity, breathe out your own.

2013_1018_BobPike

www.PikeStudios.com/Bob

Friday’s Featured smARTIST
are all alumni of the smARTist Telesummit

 

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Weekly smARTips: Why Selling Art is Sacred

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Bridge the gap between making art and making a living,

… one tip at a time

Your smARTip for the week:

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Why Selling Art is Sacred
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Art, an act of deliberate creation, is at its core holy.

In its earliest forms, art shows up in spiritual and religious contexts as humans grapple with the holiness of all that surrounds them: mysterious, inexplicable nature.

Each piece of art re-ignites the creative core that is the essence of all human beings – both from the creation side and from the appreciation side.

How is it possible, then, for

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Friday’s Featured smARTist

Breathe in the creativity, breathe out your own.

2013_1011_AthenaMantle

www.AthenaMantle.com

Friday’s Featured smARTIST
are all alumni of the smARTist Telesummit

 

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