Artist Archetypes are a simple yet little-known strategy to help you set heART aligned goals for your creativity.

CAUTION: This is NOT about putting you in a box. (I know sometimes the word goal can also sound icky.)

This is instead a resource, a tool to help you understand where YOU are in your artistic journey and what YOU want for your art.”

I know you sometimes feel stuck with your art, you plateau and begin to wonder: is this all there is? Or even worse: is this all I’m capable of creating?

I’m here to tell you those thoughts are WRONG. You are capable of more than you can even imagine. It’s time for you to fully unleash your inner artist. And Artist Strong has the resources and tools to help you make that happen.

Carrie Brummer is living her creative life with so much passion and intention that I was compelled to reach out not only to soak up her colorful rays, but to convey the impact she has had through her website on my creative social work practice.

I have found Carrie to be compassionate, caring, talented and giving. Artist Strong is jam packed with resources and creative ideas to jump start not only practice, but life. In just a short amount of time, Carrie has already empowered me with a variety of resources that will impact the sustainability of my business.

I am looking forward to learning, growing and collaboratively creating a better world with Carrie as an ally in my social change work.

Sunya Folayan

Social worker, Ph.d candidate, multidisciplinary artist and creative activist for social change”

Finding voice and building skill share one important ingredient: dedicated practice time for your art.

It involves making a lot of “bad” art to get to the good stuff.

It took a

  • life-threatening surgery,
  • possibly going blind, and
  • getting an artwork exhibited at the Smithsonian

for me to realize: life is short and it’s time to stop dreaming and start aiming for those goals of mine.

Hi. My name is Carrie and I created Artist Strong to help you refine your skills and develop your unique artist voice.

I cannot say enough good things about the Artist Strong Facebook group and the Webinars hosted by Carrie Brummer. I am a self taught artist so there are technical things and practical things that I did not know to learn…until Artist Strong.

My favorite webinars so far have been about figure drawing and learning about value.  It has made such a huge difference in my growth as an artist. I also appreciate that the Facebook group is such a diverse group of artists who gently give feedback and encouragement.

If you are looking for a place where you can be safe to learn and try new techniques while being supported by other artists then Artist Strong is the place for you!  Thank you Carrie for everything you do to make Artist Strong a wonderful place to learn and grow.

Leanne Schuetz

Are you tired of sorting through free resources and trying to figure out where you are with your art and what you need to do next?

Even after I got a degree in studio art and art history, I still didn’t feel like my skill was up to par. In fact, I’d look at artists in magazine interviews, or on Instagram and feel a pang of jealousy. I’d ask myself: why is this self-taught artist more skillful than I am?

It starts to make you think art is a talent and you either have it. Or, you don’t.

If you are willing to show up here with a curious mind, then I can show you techniques, strategies and resources that will help you build your skill and develop your unique artist voice.

Take the Artist Archetype quiz and uncover:

  • when to play and when to roll up those sleeves and get to work
  • the best strategies and resources for your art (without the worry of content overwhelm)
  • the truth about feeling successful as a creative (and calling yourself an artist)

Which Archetype Are You?

Despite a deep knowing that your creative voice needs to speak, our society communicates that art is unimportant. Thus, when we choose our art over family or our caregiving duties, what does that say about our priorities?!

  • Did you know that research by Dr. Stuart Brown discovered a relationship between lack of play in people’s lives and later acts of violent crime?
  • Did you know that 30+ years of research by Anders Ericsson has uncovered a clear 5 step formula to building your skill in any discipline (not to mention the fact he’s proven talent is seriously overrated)?

Your creative practice exists in a continuum and I’m going to show you how your artist archetype fits into this bigger picture.

There are sneaky (or little known) ways you can set yourself up for success without taking loads of time away from you making art.


If you don’t value and invest in your creativity, who will?

Sign up and discover your Artist Archetype today.

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