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CANDY colored studio podcast episode #196: online organization tools for artists & entrepreneurs, a SWEET dale parley madsen episode & an elon musk redpill

CANDY colored studio podcast episode #196: online organization tools for artists & entrepreneurs, a SWEET dale parley madsen episode & an elon musk redpill

c'est l'été! it’s summer! well, we officially survived the 1st week of summer madness. summer with teens & summer jobs are not for the faint of heart but we’re embracing all its goodness and soaking up all the learning & time together. in today’s episode you’ll hear a family & studio update on all the things. i’ll also share a podcast episode that will up your artist/entrepreneur game when it comes to business organization. it’s my dad’s 70th birthday this week and i’ll share some of the things we love most about him. lastly, we’ll consider a red pill about elon musk, what he’s been up to, possibly revealing to us and what it all means for us personally. bravo pour l'été!

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?

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?

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"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 #193: the bennett prize, 7 ways to survive summer with kids as a professional artist, & a UFO red pill

large floral circle art hummingbird, starling, thick oil paint contemporary original

floral circle art hummingbird starling contemporary thick oil paint large original

hear about a great opportunity for female figurative artists as jessica libor of “the inspired painter” podcast interviews the collectors, curators & creators of “the bennett art collection” and “bennett prize”: dr. elaine melotti schmidt & steven alan bennett. I’ll also be sharing 7 things i’ll be doing to make the trasition to summer with our family of 7 a bit smoother. being a mother artist is probably hardest for me in the summer time, but here are some things i’ve learned to adapt over the years. finally, the red pill you’ve been waiting for lol…no seriously, after last week’s episode i thought, oh they will think i’ve officially lost it and the next red pill will be about ufos…and then i saw that there was a senate committee hearing on just that yester day…so i listened and here are some of my thoughts. much love to you and best wishes as you prepare for summer!!!

candy colored studio podcast episode #192 - benefits of visiting art events for artists & could the roe v wade abortion uproar be a false flag?

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this week’s artist tip is all about the benefits of attending art shows, fairs & events for artists. we can learn a lot just from attending – it will help us better prepare for our own events and may even alleviate anxiety that we could be having preparing for the unknown. you’ll find the 6 minute video documentary on our heavenly mother, and i’ll share a quick studio update as well. the big topic that i merely touch on though is one i have been avoiding even though my heart has been telling me to share things that i’ve been studying and experiencing. the big question i have is whether or not the important topics of women’s health and choice are a possible false flag. what could be happening that they don’t want us to know about? how are they distracting us from seeing the truth?

candy colored studio podcast episode # 191: website tips for artists, the power of commissions & a dr. zev zelenko red pill

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floral circle art birds chinoiserie vase custom gold leaf frame thick oil paint

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

CANDYcolored studio podcast episode 190: morning jumpstarts for artists, art commission stories & a grooming red pill

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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

CANDYcolored studio podcast episode 189: manifesting, my commission process & a water red pill

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commission process artists oil painting floral bird thick paint

a peek at the progress of a recent floral ;)

today’s artist tip is all about “manifesting” but from a new perspective and i found it the most helpful explanation on manifesting that i've come across. we’ll also be chatting more about commissions and i’ll share my commission process: the questions and decisions my collectors make before i start and what the process really looks like. as for the red pill for the week…we’ll be talking all about the water and asking all sorts of questions about safety and possibilities.

candy colored studio podcast episode 188: how to commission a painting from artists & the hundredth monkey effect

the early light institute art auction preschool scholarship

the early light institute art auction preschool scholarship

CLICK HERE to bid on "you make me feel so young" at the early light institute

if you’ve not had a chance to check out the annual art auction fundraiser for the early light institute (providing preschool scholarships for those little humans we love so much)...you can bid on all the artwork (by so many amazing artists) till friday april 15th. @theearlylightinstitute on ig or just go to my feed @katrina.berg and start there. this episode has many mini topics for you: 1. a recommendation for a podcast episode on tools for artists on ig, 2. The first in a mini series about commissions, and 3. a red pill about “the hundredth monkey effect” and a personal connection to the idea in our home just yesterday.  

candy colored studio podcast ep. 158 - the happiest broken record of marketing

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do you ever worry about sharing too much or too often? what about with a big event? have you ever been so sad you missed something because you got behind on your email or social media? it's the worst feeling to realize you didn't hear about something you'd really liked to have attended until after the event. here are some ways to embrace the happy broken record and serve others in the process.

candy colored studio episode #72 - how to take photos of artwork

candy colored studio episode #72 - how to take photos of artwork
how to take photographs of artwork for future prints? start with natural light. filtered is easiest and cloudy days make it a dream. sunny days are great too, just put your work near a window with indirect light. windows on the north side of your home will be easiest.

candy colored studio episode #55 - a decade in the CANDYcolored studio - 10 lessons learned

candy colored studio episode #55 - a decade in the CANDYcolored studio - 10 lessons learned
it’s quite surprising to look back at the past decade and see all that i’ve learned in my art business and career. in this episode, i’ll share 10 ...
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