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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

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
do you love the byu moa as i do?! i have so many sweet memories that began in college and later spilled into visits with our kiddos. this next week i’ll be participating in their “Halloween Art CARnival” – an art trunk or treat of sorts – Monday October 24th at 6 pm. Also, a beautiful new home, design, textile, art & apparel shop has opened in Salt Lake with a Scandi vibe full of goodness. is the “starving artist” thing real?! unfortunately, yes. there are lots of ways to avoid it, being more organized, time-conscious, intentional with the events we participate in, making sure our pricing ensures profitability – there’s also a “profit first” method that is helping carl and i with our businesses and i think it’s another sure way to avoiding the unsuccessful mindset and lifestyle. finally, a red pill on our earth – a list of topics you can check out.

visitors in the studio, fall break moments, reaching our potential as artists, the telemundo episode and a financial red pill

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

a commission nightmare, when artists should use various revenue streams, inappropriate material in our schools, big tech & government agencies controlling narrative
sharing my latest nightmares, lol -- probably the most bizarre yet. as an artist, is the income you're bringing in coming from various sources? how do you know which ones are best for you and where to put your time? do you have kids in public schools and how is your community ensuring that proper material is available to them? did your public schools participate in "banned book week" and how did you feel about it? i've got a ton of questions on this subject -- not a lot of answers, but i thought we could put our heads together on the topic and see what we think. speaking of opinions, did you see the recent senate hearing with big tech, josh hawley of missouri and louisiana's ron johnson? they revealed weekly email communication between government agecies (cdc) and big tech facebook (meta) regarding misinformation and how to controll/censor certain topics, opinions and accounts.

studio update, opportunities for artists & collectors, and “i haven't been seeing you on instagram, are you ok?!!”

studio update, opportunities for artists & collectors, and “i haven't been seeing you on instagram, are you ok?!!”
how are you?! have you been busy "putting out fires" like we were last week?!! if so, sending soo much love & strength! my sister called last week and said, "there's something in the air..." and i think she's right LOL! fall for me is always a time to reassess and this fall seems to be one that does not want to be ignored! i'll be sharing a studio update as well as some opportunities near and far for artists & collectors. i'll also be addressing the constant question, "i haven't been seeing you on instagram, are you ok?!!” so many deep things i've been pondering and feel like it leads to deeper questions about our society and culture. so enjoy and know that you're loved!!

CANDYcolored studio podcast episode #202: artist tip for rest & momentum, new floral minis, spiritual experiences & faith crisis or faith opportunity?

CANDYcolored studio podcast episode #202: artist tip for rest & momentum, new floral minis, spiritual experiences & faith crisis or faith opportunity?
what do you do to ensure the rest you need while still maintaining your momentum in your work? hear about a recent create! podcast episode with ekaterina popova giving suggestions for artists preparing for time away from their studio. i’ll also share my recent experiences on the topic. if you’ve not seen them yet, check out my latest mini florals available in my mini circle collection. and our main topic of the day is a spiritual red pill asking if, lol, when asking faith questions are we acknowledging a faith crisis or are we inviting a faith opportunity? we’ll also talk about seeking daily spiritual experiences, how to welcome more and ensure that we’re ready for them.
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