Archive for the ‘Mindset’ Category

Time to Play!

Posted by Carol on December 6, 2017 in Blog, Life of an Artist, Mindset | No Comments

Sometimes artists and art lovers just take art too seriously. Don’t get me wrong. Art can be serious. It can be political. It can sell for mind-blowing dollars. And it can be incredibly moving. Artists say they work in their studio because creating art is work. It is a job. I know it looks like all […]

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How Physics Relates to Art…and Other Things

Posted by Carol on September 17, 2016 in Behind the Scenes, Blog, Mindset | 5 Comments

One of the laws of physics is “a body of motion, stays in motion and a body at rest stays at rest”.  Without going into too much details on the physics side and bore everyone to tears, if something is moving it will stay in motion (minus the atmospheric drag) and something that is stationary […]

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Get’er Done

Posted by Carol on July 31, 2016 in Blog, Mindset | 9 Comments

I don’t know about you, but I have an issue with getting things done. I have a full time job AND I am trying to get this art biz career off the ground as a second job. Plus, I like to throw in some fun along the way as well. I am sure others have […]

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My New “Office”

Posted by Carol on July 16, 2016 in Art Biz, Blog, Mindset | No Comments

Trying something new. I recently learned that heading out to a location outside your home/office is a terrific way to get more accomplished. It  even has a name…“the coffee house effect”.  The theory is that removing yourself from your normal venue helps to remove distractions. Picking a location without WIFI is even better forcing you […]

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The Art of Doing Nothing

Posted by Carol on March 23, 2016 in Blog, Mindset | 4 Comments

For most of 2015 and until the opening reception of my solo show in February 2016, I was pretty much a “doing machine”. A solo show is a lot of work. Not only is there the creation of the art, but a show includes quite a lot of organization and marketing. Basically, 2015 was all about […]

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Why Black and White?

Posted by Carol on March 1, 2016 in Blog, Mindset, Techniques | 4 Comments

During the show, I tried to pay attention to the questions people asked and thought I would address many of them on my blog. One of the young ladies from the Brownie Troupe asked me why all the art was only in black and white? There are several reasons. First, many instructors and mentors I […]

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