5 Gift Ideas for Musicians

By Miriam Schulman / November 25, 2014 / 0 Comments

Do you have a music lover in your house? I have a few! My husband is a record collector, my son plays sax and my daughter is a classical cellist. I am always on the hunt for cool music gifts to give my family and also the music teachers who touch our lives. Whether you … Read more

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Amazing Woodland Animal Art

By Miriam Schulman / November 20, 2014 / 0 Comments

  I work in a studio on the second floor of my suburban home and from my window I can spy on many of my neighbors. Now I am not talking about the human neighbors, but all the furry creatures that live in my backyard. In my wooded yard there are plenty of chipmunks that … Read more

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5 Gift Ideas for the Hostess

By Miriam Schulman / November 4, 2014 / 0 Comments

With the holidays fast approaching, it won’t be long before the invitations start rolling in. Whether you’re hitting up a holiday party or spending the weekend at a friend’s home, show your appreciation with a thoughtful thank-you gift. These seasonal picks are sure to make any hostess happy. Plan ahead now, so you have one less … Read more

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Fostering Peacock Decor

By Miriam Schulman / September 16, 2014 / 0 Comments

So there is a really large peacock painting in my living room right now and I am trying not to get attached to it since this is just a foster painting. There are paintings I paint for myself that I never have any intention of selling… such as paintings of my children. On the other … Read more

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Back to School Cool with Cute Pencil Cases

By Miriam Schulman / August 14, 2014 / 0 Comments

  Refresh your style with cool pencil cases. These cute pencil cases are great for back to school, teacher’s gifts or even as a cosmetic case for your bag. Yellow Piano Peacock Bag on etsy Ah, it’s that time of year again.. As much as I adore summer with its hot lazy days by August … Read more

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Metamorphosis in Art

By Miriam Schulman / June 17, 2014 / 0 Comments

Art whether it is traditional painting or a modern mixed media piece is often created in multiple stages and layers. Earlier layers may be beautiful but often the under painting gets covered up with subsequent layers. Just as in life, you can not be too in love with your younger earlier versions of yourself or … Read more

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Poppy Process

By Miriam Schulman / June 2, 2014 / 0 Comments

This blog post takes you through my artistic process on my new red poppy art. Get a behind the scenes look on my thought process when I paint.     Adding charcoal to the poppies. Art history Lots of artists will paint over their art either by reworking sections or even completely painting something new … 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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