7 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Be Afraid to Become an Artist

I’m writing this more for myself. It seems like the more I pursue my art career, the more opportunities open up, and the more daunting it becomes. As I’ve said in the past, I’m personally struggling with a very odd Fear of Success (versus the fear of failure. Only instead of not trying because you’re…

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7 Day Lazy Challenge: Day 2

For Day 1, click here. If you want to know exactly what this is, click here. Today was a much rougher start in comparison to yesterday. Even though this time I got an extra hour of sleep, it was difficult to wake up, and when I did, I was very slow and groggy. I woke…

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7 Day Lazy Challenge: Day 1

Day 1 of the Lazy Challenge was a success! I was able to wake up at 5 am with no problems (my body may have tried to sleep through my alarm though, but thankfully my husband was there to wake me up). When I set my alarm the night before and saw how little sleep…

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7 Day Lazy Challenge

Or… “How to be Lazy and Accomplished at the Same Time.” I thought 7 Day Lazy Challenge sounded catchier than the 7 Day Productive Laziness challenge. Let’s begin. Due to excessive burnout at my full-time job, my art habits that I’ve worked so hard to foster kind of fell by the wayside. Before, I was…

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My Thoughts on Instagram (from someone Just Starting Out)

5 Things to Keep in Mind 1. Have a reason why.  This goes beyond just “I want thousands of followers.” What do you value the most? What kind of message do you have that helped you has utility to others? There are things you will post that you posted at a bad time and it…

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Inspiration is Dumb

I was thinking today about my uncle who once told me that he paid an artist to make him a painting… two years prior to our conversation. Now, I understand a painting can take several years to work on, especially if you’re working in oils and have to wait significant periods of time before applying…

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