Art-making as inner journey
Making art can be a profound way to grow personally and spiritually. It challenges you to overcome insecurity, selfdoubt, and procrastination. And more important: it draws you into the wordless world of the Here and Now. Be welcome to take a look!
Is it wise to plan your paintings ahead?’.I am tackling this question because I have been planning my painting a lot lately. And I’m wondering: is this a good idea? Listen to the podcast!
Sometimes, we can wonder, if painting is our Life Purpose. Do you recognize this? We can ask ourselves: ‘Should we become fulltime artists, and earn our living with it? This podcast is all about these questions. Listen now!
Getting out of your comfort zone as an artist is not always easy. But it is essential for your growth as a creative. That’s what this podcast is about. I will tell you my story and I will ask you questions about how you can take your next steps out of your comfort zone! Listen to this podcast and get inspired!
One of the first painters that I discovered was the Danish painter Line Juhl Hansen. I fell in love with her work at first sight, and I have been devouring her paintings on the Internet for years and years. In this blog post, I’ll let you know what I love so much about her, and I show some of her fantastic paintings.
‘The Power of Now’ by Eckhart Tolle is a beautiful book about the importance of quitting the excessive thinking about the past and the future, and realizing that there is only one moment: ‘Now.’ Being in the Now does not always seem easy, but the good news is that making art can help you to step into the Now. Read the blog!
In this blog, I’ll show you that if you start making random marks on your canvas or paper, you don’t not only activate the canvas but also activate yourself! Making marks awakens your inner artist, and from there, your painting can evolve in a natural and effortless way. Read the blog!
When we paint from a non-dual awareness, we are dancing with our materials, and the materials dance with us in one colorful dance. Making a painting from that non-dual perspective is effortless. Every step on the road evolves from the former in a completely natural way. Read more about it in this blog!
When you have negative stories or limiting beliefs about art-making in your head, chances are that they secretly influence your inner artist in a sneaky way. Free yourself from limiting beliefs! Read more about it in this blog.
If you don’t like your painting, you can do two things: focus on the product or focus on the process. Focus on the product will frustrate you, focus on the process will help you grow as an artist. Read more about it in this blog post!
Throwing old paintings away can be difficult. and letting go of them might feel wrong. But throwing art that you don’t love away gives space and new energy! Read the blog!