The intro is a little low-quality this time around since my Internet was so slow when we were recording on Google Hangouts.
1:30 – The Great Clutter Bust starts October 1st! If you want some help organizing your studio, closet or computer files, check it out at Melissadinwiddie.com/great-clutterbust/
3:00 – Introducing Lisa Call, fiber artist based in Colorado, USA.
3:45 – What is the difference between artists who don’t “look” like professional artists, yet are making and selling amazing art all of the time, and the artists who look like artists who never produce or sell anything?
8:30 – Lisa is an independently educated artist. She talks about the difference between the journey of becoming an artist, and the focus of the professional artist
9:45 – Melissa and Lisa talk about the difference between being a dilettante and an artist who moves through natural progressions in their art. Moving in a new direction as an artist is important – just don’t get distracted.
17:00 – what having a strong series does for your financial success as an artist
20:00 – how to find ideas that are rich enough that you can create a series from them
25:00 – why writing is important to your career as a visual artist, and how to go beyond writing about the technique and learning to talk about your art on a deeper level
33:00 – we need your reviews! Please leave us a review and we might read your review on the podcast.