“We do not always create works of art, but rather, experiments. It is not our intention to fill museums. We are gathering experience.”

Josef Albers

9 ways to use your art for good

So obviously I don't suspect you of using your considerable art superpowers for evil lately. But sometimes it's really helpful to be reminded of why we are not only allowed to flex the old art muscles on a regular basis, but also that there is the extra incentive of...

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Stuck for ideas? 20 art techniques to try

During the recent {epically successful! Thank you so much everyone who participated - am thinking we might have to do it again!} 21 Days in My Art World challenge, one of the prompts was 'Favourite Technique'. I was so inspired reading through the ideas people shared,...

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Lost your art mojo? Try this

When I was a tiny thing, if left to my own devices, I could often be found in the bathroom, making 'potions'. I don't know why, or where the idea came from, but mixing up different bathroom products was one of the most fun ways I could think of to spend my time. I...

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41 lessons to transform your life as an artist

When I first had the idea for the 21 Days In My Art World challenge, I had no clue what it would unleash. From the first day, there was a buzz and enthusiasm which made my heart expand as I watched artists share and connect with each other. There was an openness and...

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Welcome, artist friend! I'm Tara, and this is where you will find motivating encouragement, wild enthusiasm, exciting ideas {both thought provoking and inspiring}, and concrete actions to take in service to your dream of creating the art that is true to you.


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