Build your artistic confidence 101: Stop telling yourself lies.

Build your artistic confidence 101: Stop telling yourself lies.

In this post, I talk about building artistic confidence and how that can improve your ability and skill. It’s not the destination but the journey.  I don’t know who said that or where I heard it from but since embarking on my art journey, it has become more and more apparent to me.  I may not know whereRead more about Build your artistic confidence 101: Stop telling yourself lies.[…]

Adelyn Makes announced as an Etsy Award Finalist in the New Talent Category

Adelyn Makes announced as an Etsy Award Finalist in the New Talent Category

Your support is needed to help me win the Etsy Awards (Australia & Zealand) Community’s Choice award!   So this happened early last week:  my Etsy shop, also known as Adelyn Makes, was announced as a Finalist in the Etsy Awards 2016 New Talent category for the Australia & New Zealand region. I am still reelingRead more about Adelyn Makes announced as an Etsy Award Finalist in the New Talent Category[…]

Part 4 of Cultivating Creativity Basics: Being Intentional

Part 4 of Cultivating Creativity Basics: Being Intentional

This is the final part of a four-part series on the basics of cultivating creativity.  In this post, I talk about the key called “Being Intentional” that unlocks your creative mindset (Part 2) and makes the creative habit (Part 3) stick. My parents always reinforced the message that they loved us the same and equally.  I know they still doRead more about Part 4 of Cultivating Creativity Basics: Being Intentional[…]

Part 3 of Cultivating Creativity Basics: the Creative Habit

Part 3 of Cultivating Creativity Basics: the Creative Habit

This is part three of a four-part series on the basics of cultivating creativity.  In this post, I let you in on two secrets and talk about establishing a creative habit.  I write about cultivating creativity once a month. In part two of this series, we explored the five key characteristics of a creative mindset: insatiableRead more about Part 3 of Cultivating Creativity Basics: the Creative Habit[…]

Multiplicity in your creative output: a guest post at doodlewash.com

Multiplicity in your creative output: a guest post at doodlewash.com

I am a borderline INTJ or INFJ. (What is this?) If you have taken a Myers Briggs test before you would know that I am internally motivated.  That means that external factors don’t really bother me too much because my motivation comes from within.  However, no one is immune to encouragement and praise!  Positive validation isRead more about Multiplicity in your creative output: a guest post at doodlewash.com[…]

Part 2 of Cultivating Creativity Basics: The creative mindset

Part 2 of Cultivating Creativity Basics: The creative mindset

This is the second installation of a four-part series on Cultivating Creativity Basics.  In this post, I do some myth busting and share with you what a creative mindset looks like.  I write about cultivating creativity once a month. “Oh, that is so clever. I wish I could do that.” “Wow, I wish I had your creativeRead more about Part 2 of Cultivating Creativity Basics: The creative mindset[…]