Artist Strong BlogEnjoy interviews and articles about creative process and our inherent creative spirit.
A great question came into my FB feed via a colleague and friend. She shared she was struggling with finding time to make her art. She was either too tired, or felt like she had no time. Have you ever felt this way? I know I have! Hi my name is Carrie Brummer...read more
Anona Kosmack is the heart and lead creator of Art Fueled Living. She believes that your best life is full of self-expression, color, community and connection. Anona enriches the lives of those she works with by connecting them to their creative compass. Her...read more
Nikki Braun is a watercolor artist who was born and raised in Pennsylvania and currently lives in Winnipeg, Manitoba with her husband and 3 kids. She has a bachelor’s degree in Graphic Designer and has spent the last 24 years in this field. There are two things...read more
Roberta is an artist, mother and a woman who struggles with Bipolar disorder and body image. Roberta explores these areas of her life to bring voice to her pain and challenges. Her work is vibrant and full of symbolism. Carrie: When did you first...read more
There are so many “rules” artists internalize about how art is supposed to be made or sold. We hold these sometimes subconscious ideas in our hearts. Then we don’t take the steps forward we can to make the art we feel called to create. I felt this even more...read more
Lucie is a graphic designer and self-taught photographer. After updating her design portfolio, she realised the importance of product photography to make a difference in today’s busy and competitive world. After getting her first camera and practising for a few...read more
I can’t tell you how many people, artists and non-artists alike, cringe at the word goal. For many, the word goal reminds you of the goals you set and don’t reach. Others question the idea of New Year’s Resolutions because the date is an arbitrary one, anyway! ...read more
JK Bleeg is an artist and freelance writer who enjoys studying simple pleasures — a pot of tea on a chilly day, a bouquet of tulips just opening up, a perfectly ripe peach, a summer meadow — and capturing their beauty on canvas. Colour, light and shape inspire...read more
The lovely video I’ve included below mine by Savannah College of Art and Design alumnus Bang-yao Liu describes a process many of us go through. Who hasn’t had a block or lack of inspiration? Hi, my name is Carrie and here on Artist Strong I help artists...read more
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