Creativity Coaching Blog

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Every month I post tips and guides to help you go from hobbyist to professional and dump the starving artist lifestyle.

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November 11, 2020

Do you remember as a child, girls would add a wildflower to their hair and magically transform themselves into princesses. Perhaps you were one!

November 5, 2020

It’s important to recognise the Starving Artist Mindset within us. In my time coaching women artists, there are 7 Mindsets that are keeping...

October 20, 2020

6 Things to do after you finish a painting – Do them now, and you’ll thank your self later!

October 5, 2020

I’m thrilled to be a part of the Vanishing Boundaries Exhibition at Akwaaba Gallery. The show pushes the traditional norms and is a must see!

October 5, 2020

Creativity Coach Vanessa Turner discusses how artists of any level can avoid overworking artwork using 6 simple approaches.

July 4, 2020

Perhaps a lack of focus is exactly what you need! Could focusing on a single project versus multiple projects be hindering your artistic growth?

June 9, 2020

Sadly, people have developed the impression that “collecting art” is only for the wealthy which couldn’t be further from the...

June 4, 2020

Building a sustainable art career surely isn’t easy, and it can be even more challenging for the self-taught artist.

May 22, 2020

You can have reasons or you can have results, but you can’t have both. Artist and Creativity Coach Vanessa Turner discusses how artists can ensure...

May 4, 2020

View my latest portfolio addition, two pomegranate paintings completed in soft pastel on sanded paper. Both pieces are available for purchase.

April 24, 2020

Despite the ocean view being an everyday occurrence, I’m forever captivated by the beauty and power it exudes.  That captivation recently...

April 24, 2020

Creating without an art studio is possible! Many artists abandon their chances at developing a successful creativity practice by relying on the...