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How to maintain a creative habit with Anika Lacerte

How to maintain a creative habit with Anika Lacerte

How to be an Artist Podcast In this podcast, I chat to Anika Lacerte about creative habit. As someone who is currently on her 9th 100 day project, Anika is kind of an expert at it. She shares her top 16 ways for fitting art into your life every single freaking day....

Introducing the Season of Habit

Introducing the Season of Habit

How do you become an artist? You make art.  This season, a host of incredible artists will be taking you on a creative journey focused on what I believe to be the most important part of being an artist: HABIT.  But habit isn't easy. Cultivating a creative habit is...

Inspiration is not real

Inspiration is not real

how to be an artist podcast Inspiration does not exist. It's a lie. Inspiration is not real. True inspiration is the kind that leads to immediate action. Inspiration that leads to nothing tangible is... nothing. There's something tangible standing between an idea and...

Introducing the Season of Starting

Introducing the Season of Starting

Lauren and I have always planned our seasons the year before. They served as our guide for the year in our business as well as for our creativity. This month is the first month without Lauren. I almost thought about changing the season. But it's kind of serendipitous....

How I went from lazy and passive to deliberate and goal driven

How I went from lazy and passive to deliberate and goal driven

How to be an ArtistLet's officially kick off the podcast with my story and the reason I'm here.  I used to be what I will graciously call passive.I had (and have) a really good life. I was born into a self-made wealthy family. Every bit of my life (and the lives of my...

How to be an Artist

How to be an Artist

How to be an Artist Making art should be easy. Turn up the music, select your arty weapons of choice, crack your knuckles and then, well, make art. But let’s be honest: Art is messy. (Heck, life is messy!)So even though it’s so important to you to be an artist and...

Introducing the Season of Inspiration

Introducing the Season of Inspiration

What is your muse? Do you need one? What do I create about? This is the basic question that we ask when we start. What is my muse? This is the next question we ask as our art practice develops. This season we are going to learn how to choose what we create about and...

Get Messy Art Retreat: Charleston

Get Messy Art Retreat: Charleston

In February, 8 women gathered together in Folly Beach, South Carolina for the Get Messy Art Retreat. This week was full of art, good food, friendship and walks along the beach.For me, Lauren, this was a dream come true experience: to spend a week in a...

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