Positive Thinking Power

By Miriam Schulman / March 17, 2016 / 0 Comments

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 more

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Make room for a new you

By Miriam Schulman / March 10, 2016 / 0 Comments

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 more

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Every Mistake is an Opportunity

By Miriam Schulman / February 22, 2016 / 0 Comments

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 more

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Washi Tape: What is it good for?

By Miriam Schulman / January 26, 2016 / 1 Comment

  Washi tape is known as “masking tape” in Japan but they have brought masking tape to a whole new art form. Each roll of tape is made from rice paper and has a low adhesion, meaning you can place the pretty pieces on things and lift them off easily.  Washi Tape Addicted I am … Read more

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art journal: Let’s set juicy soulful goals

By Miriam Schulman / January 22, 2016 / 0 Comments

For the last few years, I have been using my art journal as a goal setting tool and it has helped me realized my craziest, juciest art goals. In my free 4-part video series, I will show you an overview of how I do that. Interested?  Can you believe it’s 2016! That means you’ve probably … Read more

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Top 5 reasons why you art journal

By Miriam Schulman / January 15, 2016 / 0 Comments

  In my last post, I asked what you love about art journaling. Here’s what you had to say:   Lettering techniques you can learn in Painting with Words 1) No Rules! Pam: I love art journaling because there are no rules – you make your own, and you can change them any time you … Read more

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My Favorite Art Journaling Magazine (here’s your chance to win it)

By Miriam Schulman / January 7, 2016 / 1 Comment

  I make no secret how much I love Art Journaling magazine. The beautiful pages are eye candy for my soul and I love devouring each one. I know I should read the articles but I rarely do. In fact, more often than not, I will rip up the magazine and use the pages as … 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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