The Bad Mood Cure

By Miriam Schulman / July 20, 2015 / 0 Comments

Last week, I had a series of unfortunate events– all in the same day. For example, my contact ripped in half and I had to run over to the eye doctor to have the him fish the remainder out of my eye. I also dropped a valuable (yes, very valuable) earring down the drain, but … Read more

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how art changes the way we think about death

By Miriam Schulman / July 7, 2015 / 0 Comments

In this blog post, I show you how I created a series of sugar skulls based on the day of the dead folklore. This sugar skull art is part of the Mexican tradition of Día de Muertos, or Day of the dead. The holiday focuses on gatherings of family and friends to pray for and … Read more

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Apron Avant Garde

By Miriam Schulman / July 2, 2015 / 0 Comments

  As a working artist, I spend most of my day in an apron which is why I am thrilled to find out that they are back in fashion! Now, in case the word “apron” conjures up a middle aged frumpy housewife baking cookies in her kitchen, these aprons recently spotted on the catwalks will … Read more

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Let’s go on an art retreat!

By Miriam Schulman / June 23, 2015 / 0 Comments

Last week, I attended an all day “art retreat.” Now, this is really a fancy name for an “art class” but somehow it elevates it if you call it a “retreat.” Technically, I think you are supposed to spend the night to really call it a retreat- but I like to call these things retreats … Read more

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Spring in Antarctica

By Miriam Schulman / May 19, 2015 / 0 Comments

As part of my new series of animals in springtime, I created this penguin family. Now, in my other series I waxed poetic about the feelings of warmth sunshine and flowers yet this penguin painting also depicts spring, (→ discover all penguin art) Spring in Antarctica In early spring, the baby penguins arrive to one … Read more

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Spring Romance

By Miriam Schulman / May 14, 2015 / 0 Comments

To me spring doesn’t officially begin until the forsythia burst forth with their vibrant yellow blooms. Next, the pink azaleas open to trumpet that spring is here to stay. Signals of Spring The combination of that bright pink and yellow are quintessential signs of spring. The flowers blooming with their fresh scents in the air. … Read more

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Bovine Animal Spirits

By Miriam Schulman / May 8, 2015 / 0 Comments

Did you know you can invite animal spirits into your home to protect you? Whimsical and happy art has the power to alter the mood of your room and everyone in it. You will never get bored of discovering the textures and layers in mixed media collage art. Find something new each time you look … 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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