Make Share Grow: Art, Craft and the Creative Process
26: Q&A About Art, Motherhood + Creativity

26: Q&A About Art, Motherhood + Creativity

April 2, 2019

We’ve come to the final episode of Season 2 of the podcast! Today’s episode is a special Q&A show where I answer your questions about my art practice, business and life.  I share some practical tips for how I fit art into my life as a mother, how I keep inspired while creating, my top suggestions for using Instagram for promoting your work, and more!

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25: Embracing the Title “Artist”

25: Embracing the Title “Artist”

March 19, 2019

Today’s episode is a little pep talk for those of you who love to create, but who struggle with the idea of calling yourself an artist.

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24: Mya Bessette on Her Abstract Landscape Paintings + Creative Process

24: Mya Bessette on Her Abstract Landscape Paintings + Creative Process

March 5, 2019

This week, I’m chatting with painter Mya Bessette.  Mya creates beautiful abstract landscapes, many of which are inspired by the nature around her home in Bigfork, Montana.  I love how expansive and atmospheric Mya’s paintings are - some of them are more moody and mysterious, and others are bursting with light and color.  Her joy and enthusiasm for art and creativity are totally contagious!  While you’re listening, go check out her work on Instagram @myabessetteart.

In this episode, Mya shares all about her work, inspiration, process, favorite art materials and more!

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23: Creating in Collections

23: Creating in Collections

February 19, 2019

In this episode, I’m talking about creating artwork in collections - how I define a collection, how I’ve used them to help me be more focused and productive in my art practice, plus some tips for getting started working in collections.

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22: Stefanie Bales on Her Ink Transfer Landscape Paintings + Creative Process

22: Stefanie Bales on Her Ink Transfer Landscape Paintings + Creative Process

February 5, 2019

This week, I’m chatting with painter Stefanie Bales.  She lives and creates right here in San Diego, California, and I’ve loved getting to know her in person at our local Rising Tide meetups. Stefanie paints in several different mediums, but in this conversation we talk in detail about her gorgeous ink transfer paintings.  These pieces are SO unique and we dig into all the details of her creative process!  Part painting and part collage, Stefanie’s paintings draw you in with their soft rainbow of colors, life-like details and dreamy landscapes.  Be sure to pull up Stefanie’s work while you’re listening - you can find her on Instagram @stefaniebalesfineart.

In this episode, Stefanie shares all about her work, inspiration, process, favorite art materials and more!

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21: Do It For The Process

21: Do It For The Process

January 22, 2019

Have you ever struggled with the question, “Does my art have to mean something?”  In this episode, I share how I think about the meaning of my art, and how my art-making process fits into that.  I talk about why I make art, how I’ve come to understand what it means to me over time, and why I’m fostering a rewarding making experience for myself.

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20: Samantha Marett on Her Playful Abstract Paintings + Creative Process

20: Samantha Marett on Her Playful Abstract Paintings + Creative Process

January 8, 2019

This week, I’m chatting with painter Samantha Marett of Samantha Louise Designs. 

Sam creates vibrant abstract paintings - some are full of dancing marks, playful colors and chunky textures.  Others are more subtle and subdued with moody washes and glimmers of gold.  Sam lives and paints here in San Diego, California, and she also shares her love for the creative process through local painting workshops.  As you listen, look up Sam’s work so you can get a better picture of what we’re discussing - you can find her on Instagram @samanthalouisedesigns

In this episode, Samantha shares all about her work, inspiration, process, favorite art materials and more!

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19: How I Plan My Studio Time

19: How I Plan My Studio Time

December 25, 2018

In this episode, I share how I plan out my studio time and get things done!  I also talk about what is working the best for me and what systems I want to change and refine in the new year.

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18: Juliet Meeks on Her Joyful Floral Paintings, Pattern Designs + Creative Process

18: Juliet Meeks on Her Joyful Floral Paintings, Pattern Designs + Creative Process

December 11, 2018

This week, I’m chatting with painter and surface pattern designer, Juliet Meeks.  Juliet creates colorful, expressive floral paintings and patterns from her studio in New Orleans, Louisiana.  She also shares her love of watercolor through several online painting classes on Skillshare. Her art is so energetic and joyful, and it always make me smile when a new painting of hers pops up in my Instagram feed.  If you’re a color-lover like me, you will love following her work!!  While you listen, hop over to Instagram and take a look - you can find Juliet @julietmeeksdesign.

In this episode, Juliet shares all about her work, inspiration, process, favorite art materials and more!

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17: 5 Creative Resources I’m Loving Right Now

17: 5 Creative Resources I’m Loving Right Now

November 27, 2018

In this episode, I share five of the people, apps, podcasts and blogs that are inspiring me and helping me be more productive in my studio right now!

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