How to stay grounded as an artist

Sheila Chandra - Thursday, October 18, 2018

You don’t have to live in a bubble just because you’ve chosen a creative career. Here are some tips for how to get grounded in your creative career.

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How creative people turn weaknesses into strengths

Sheila Chandra - Thursday, September 20, 2018

Many creative people are insanely talented and skilled, but their weaknesses trip them up. It’s time to get real about your weaknesses and transform them into strengths

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How re-imagining can transform your creative career

Sheila Chandra - Friday, September 14, 2018

Re-imagining is a game changer that impacts your creative career in a big way. Refresh your creative practices and revive your creative spirit by learning the art of re-imagining.

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How creative people handle criticism

Sheila Chandra - Thursday, September 06, 2018

Criticism, negative comments and passive/aggressive behaviour are hard for creative people to cope with. Learn how to handle the negativity and criticism so that it doesn’t affect your creative process.

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Self-care for creative people

Sheila Chandra - Friday, August 31, 2018

Being a creative person can be exhausting and draining without a self-care practise. Learn how to create a self-care regimen that supports you and keeps you in top form.

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Career timewasters for artists

Sheila Chandra - Thursday, August 02, 2018

Is your creative career stalling at an early stage? It’s possible that timewasters are weighing down your progress. Here’s how to spot them and deal with them.

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How to support your fellow artists

Sheila Chandra - Friday, July 20, 2018

Here are some tips on learning how to support fellow artists in a way that lifts you up too.

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7 timewasting activities that artists suffer from

Sheila Chandra - Friday, June 22, 2018

Do you find yourself stalling in your creative career with these 7 artist timewasters? Here's how to spot them and stop them....

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Why mentoring is essential for artists

Caspar Lucksted - Friday, November 17, 2017

Nascent artists often do not recognize their capacity to be professional artists without the recognition of their peers. Who helped you at the start of your career?

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The artist’s emotional green room

Caspar Lucksted - Thursday, November 16, 2017

Your favourite artist may seem to be larger than life – a little bit ‘magic’. But all working artists know the truth. We’re just human and this is how we recharge.

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