by Miriam Schulman Since I sell my art online, write a blog, teach online art classes, volunteer within my community, and have two teenagers, I am constantly getting asked, “how do I find time to ‘do it all’?” First of all, you don’t “find” time. In fact, I will go further to say this isn’t … Read moreRead More
Art journaling serves as an important took for goal setting and keeping goals visible. Just the act of setting the goals down on paper is a small step that most people neglect and yet it makes it twice as likely that you will reach your goals just by writing them down. It is like creating … Read moreRead More
Every year I have been making very fixed goals… I define a goal as a very specific, measurable, actionable outcome for the future. But I also set some intentions for the year. The difference between an intention and a goal is that intentions guide the present whereas the goals determine the future. Get inspiration for … Read moreRead More
For the past few years, I have been choosing a word for the year. This words serves as a beacon for how I want the year to go. In order to keep my intentions visible, I create art journal pages around my word. For this page, I experimented with all the ways I could write my words … Read moreRead More
My grandfather had a saying which he loved to repeat while enjoying his morning bacon and coffee and that is “Every age has its compensations.” It was an expression that I heard and dismissed as I longed for each milestone as I grew up… old enough to drive, old enough to drink (legally), etc… and … Read moreRead More
Even more so than January, springtime signals to me a time of new beginnings. The dreadful dreariness of winter lifts and the promise of flowers, warm weather and sandals awaits me. It’s no wonder that as we come out of hibernation, we want to clear out our nests. Declutter Art Journal Prompt In … Read moreRead More
Guest blog post by artist Carolyn Dube Thank you Miriam for the invite to share with your readers what I learned about making mistakes..and I’ve made a lot of them! When I started creating, I had a harsh and critical voice in my head. A nuclear powered inner critic who made it so difficult to … Read moreRead More
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.