an art trunk or treat, sonja solbakken’s grand opening, how to avoid being a starving artist with the profit first method and a red pill about our earth
visitors in the studio, fall break moments, reaching our potential as artists, the telemundo episode and a financial red pill
CANDYcolored studio podcast episode 212:
hear about the loveliest of studio visitors, upcoming show and events. an opportunity for artists and collectors no matter where you live and an artist tip thanks to jessica of the inspired painter podcast on reaching our artistic potential. also, i’m spilling all in regards to the promised “telemundo episode” that we’ve been muddling through the past few months. finally, some topics for you to research and a video to help on your quest – all related to our financial system and security. much love to all and enjoy that beautiful fall to those of you nearby!
a commission nightmare, when artists should use various revenue streams, inappropriate material in our schools, big tech & government agencies controlling narrative
CANDYcolored studio podcast episode #197: symbolism in latest large floral with birds, an artist tip about perseverance & gumption, a biblical egyptian archeological find, and a red pill in otero county new mexico
what are you grateful for right now?! my latest large circle floral with birds is named after the bing crosby song “i’ve got plenty to be thankful for.” hear about the symbolism for each flower, leaf & bird in the painting. lots to be grateful for and lots to consider in character growth in the “becoming” process. even more, i think the overall theme for my solo show is gradually emerging and that is super exciting to consider too. next up: our artist tip for the week is a delightful and insightful interview of “where women creates” jo packman by “create. every. day” podcaster deanne fitzpatrick. it is an absolute must-listen. find it in your podcast app or listen in my website show notes. a very interesting & possible biblical archeological find and we finish with a red pill about the otero county new mexico county council meeting. so much going on…may you find joy and light in your journey this week, much love!!
candy colored studio podcast episode #194 - first big floral in my latest series heading to my solo show, an artist tip all about tamara laporte’s life book and a red pill about our vote and is it safe?
"adriana" (sold), more coming soon to beljar home in heber city
(***to watch the visual version of this episode, check out my youtube or spotify channels.) a bit of a studio update: you’ll see my latest large floral “our love is here to stay”, along with a peek at what the frame will look like and some detail photos. as for our artist tip for the week: i recently enjoyed suzanne redmond’s interview with mixed media artist tamara laporte, her art & mental wellness journey, and how her latest “life book 2022” is bringing 31 instructors and artists around the world together to create, find new inspiration and further develop their style and meaning in their work. this week’s red pill is all about the possibility that our vote may not be secure and some data for us to look at and decide what to do with that information. if you’ve not watched the documentary, “2000 mules” it is an absolutely fascinating and revealing 90 minutes that is causing quite a stir but also encouraging specific counties and sheriffs to look closer at the security of their absentee ballots.
candy colored studio podcast episode # 191: website tips for artists, the power of commissions & a dr. zev zelenko red pill
see this painting in person at beljar home at 345 gateway dr, suite 100 heber city @beljarhome
do artists need a website and if so, what should they consider when building it or refreshing its content? this week’s episode has tips for artist websites that will elevate your current or future site. our fourth episode in a mini series on commissions is all about the power that comes as we accept commissions. there are so many unexpected bonuses that have further developed my style, confidence & helped me try new subjects & series. see and hear about recent specific examples. finally, a dr. zev zelenko red pill about our current situation, divine intervention and hope for the future. enjoy!
CANDYcolored studio podcast episode 190: morning jumpstarts for artists, art commission stories & a grooming red pill
sometimes, just getting started is the hardest part of creativity. hear about an artist whose been offering “jumpstarts” for artists for 11 years. i’ll walk you through some commissions i’ve done recently and how each project began and what choices my collectors made to make it all possible. this weeks’s red pill is about the grooming that may be happening to the children in our lives and some suggestions
candy colored studio podcast episode 187: music in the studio, inspiring paintings and titles for paintings (hear my collection playlists)
where do you find daily inspiration?!! music is such a favorite go-to in the CANDYcolored studio. hear how it influences my paintings and the titles of the pieces. listen to my favorite songs and singers that make my heart sing as i work away. you’ll find my amazon playlists and a couple on spotify as well. enjoy!!
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