KALLAX + Container Store = See Through Storage

KALLAX + Container Store = See Through Storage

After writing about IKEA hacks for your craft room or studio for the Craft Industry Alliance, I thought I should share my own studio storage solutions. The large KALLAX is tucked into a little alcove in the wall, maybe there used to be a built-in unit of some kind...
How to be an Excellent Teacher of Your Art or Craft

How to be an Excellent Teacher of Your Art or Craft

Elaine Luther demonstrating a T-shirt printing method in a class. I have taught since 1992, starting when I was a college student myself.  I consistently get really high reviews for my teaching and I want to share with you what I’ve learned over the years so that you...
How to Finally Focus and Write Your Blog Posts!

How to Finally Focus and Write Your Blog Posts!

If you ever struggle with getting your blog posts written for your artist website, I’m here to help with actionable steps that really work! Idea capture The first step is the idea.  You need a system to capture ideas as they come to you.  This can be as simple...
Resting as Part of the Creative Process

Resting as Part of the Creative Process

“I started seeing it as a rest instead of a slump,” said a podcast guest on the Get Paid Podcast (which you should totally listen to). She added that that idea made it finite and also made it seem more positive. I loved that so much I stopped whatever I...
How to Outline Your Course

How to Outline Your Course

I was asked to write up how to outline your course, so I did! Here’s an ebooklet for you! It’s 25 pages with 6 pages of worksheets and for a limited time, it’s pay what you want! You choose the price, with free as one of the options! It covers way...
How Art Journaling Can Boost Your Creativity

How Art Journaling Can Boost Your Creativity

Recently someone I met at a conference wrote to me and said, look I’ve started drawing again. I encouraged her to keep it up and also to try art journaling. Then a couple of days later, I recommended to an artist in a group that she start art journaling. She...

The View Through the Windshield – Recent Photos

One of the downsides of social media is that one’s voice is diluted and divided. In my earlier days of blogging, that was my only platform, so everything went there. Now, I might have conversations about art on twitter, share my photo series on Instagram, and...