Spiritual Autumnal Art Themes

By Miriam Schulman / October 14, 2016 / 0 Comments

Nature’s cycles often mirror our own lives. As an artist, I love what fall teaches us about releasing what weighs us down. Promises of new beginnings and fresh starts I like to think of falling leaves as a time to let go of part hurts, shed our old selves, and prepare for rebirth in the springtime. … Read more

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10 smartest reasons to choose art

By Miriam Schulman / September 27, 2016 / 0 Comments

on my blog last week, I asked you what you would do if you won the stencil or stamp. Your stories were so interesting I just had to share a few here! Your answers shined a spotlight on why art is important and matters.. Thank YOU for inspiring me! 1. Art adds to memories… “I … Read more

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why handcrafted still matters

By Miriam Schulman / July 18, 2016 / 0 Comments

This summer, I stayed with family in Portland, Oregon. My cousin showed me a grand ole time while I tried to not make more work for his wife who was already quite busy with three young children. Over dinner, she asked me about the kind of art I create. I encouraged her to open the … Read more

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Art is your Legacy (5 benefits of collecting art)

By Miriam Schulman / June 14, 2016 / 0 Comments

by Miriam Schulman Have you ever gotten a message from beyond the grave? Shortly after Mother’s Day, I got a phone call from a stranger. He had received one of the postcards I had sent out to art collectors to celebrate spring had arrived at his home. I addressed the postcard to his wife who … Read more

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the magic of getting started

By Miriam Schulman / April 25, 2016 / 0 Comments

What do you think is the hardest part of the creative process? Getting started or to keep going? Although both are hard, I argue getting started is always the hardest and there is a magic in just starting.   Whatever you can do, or dream you can, begin it~ Goethe (tweet this)   One of … Read more

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The Feng Shui of Elephant painting

By Miriam Schulman / April 21, 2016 / 0 Comments

Lately, I’ve been listening to podcasts as well as reading a lot about Feng Shui and I’ve been thinking about how that relates to my art. What is Feng Shui? Feng Shui is the ancient Chinese practice of aligning your stuff with its most positive energetic forces. The basic concept is that everything has energy. … Read more

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Invoking the Muse

By Miriam Schulman / April 12, 2016 / 3 Comments

Did you ever hear the story of how J.K Rowling came up with the idea for the Harry Potter series? She says “I was travelling back to London on my own on a crowded train, and the idea for Harry Potter simply fell into my head.” Have you heard of that concept before? I was … Read more

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I’m Miriam Schulman, Chief Inspiration Officer.

I inspire art-lovers to reconnect with their creativity, learn new skills and techniques, and profit from their art. Whether you paint simply for the joy of it or you’re serious about selling your work, and you’re ready to stop putting yourself on the back burner...You're in the right place. I've done it and I can inspire YOU how to do it too.

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