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Book Club feature by Jana Oliviera

Posted on 23 September, 2021 at 8:50



I am delighted that my book is featured in the new book club from Jana Oliviera - check out her blog and podcast about it! 

"If you’re in that phase that you feel stuck in your art, with fear and feeling...
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Mistakes

Posted on 8 September, 2021 at 6:00

 

"You build on failure. You use it as a stepping stone. Close the door on the past. You don't try to forget the mistakes, but you don't dwell on it. You don't let it have any of your energy, or any of your time, or any of your space."

Johnny Cash

 

&...

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Can You Believe What You See?

Posted on 9 August, 2021 at 10:00




Have you ever looked at a parking meter, or a house front, or a cloud and seen a face?

 

This has a name - pareidolia, a “tendency for perception to impose a meaningful interpretation on a nebulous stimulus, usually visual, so that one sees an object, pattern or meaning wh...

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Art Talk - 23rd July

Posted on 21 July, 2021 at 7:15



I am delighted to be a guest on Art Talk on IGTV Live on Friday 23rd July at 7pm UK time with artists Marina Emphietzi, Jana Oliviera and Mazarine Memon.

 

Have you ever wondered what your favourite artists are up to when they aren’t creating their collections? These three artists hav...

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Keeping a Positive Mind

Posted on 14 July, 2021 at 3:40



I often write and talk about the importance of having a vision. This is really powerful and if you write it down, draw it, or make a mood board, you can read/look at your vision paper whenever you want.

 

But how can you keep it real, as they say, everyday? Particularly on a bad day?

 

One way is to...

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What can make it difficult to effectively provide coaching support?

Posted on 9 July, 2021 at 4:55


I was asked this question recently.


The biggest difficultly comes if people think that I am going to give them the answers, create the plan and/or do the work for them.


Managing peoples’ expectations and explaining the difference between coaching and mentoring is a key part of my init...

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How Do I Support My Clients?

Posted on 24 June, 2021 at 4:15



People have asked what type of support I provide to creative professionals.

 

I work with people who are serious about making a change in their creative life, however big or small, and want to get into action. This could be through finding ways of working which supp...

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Circle of Control

Posted on 25 November, 2020 at 4:20



In the confusion of what we can/can't, should/shouldn't be doing, this is a tool I have been using with some of my coaching clients during these times when it can feel that everything is out of your control. It might be of use to some of you.

 

Get a piece of paper and draw a circle in the ce...

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Take Five with Brad Kenny

Posted on 20 January, 2020 at 8:15



Brad Kenny is an international contemporary artist, with works in collections in the United Kingdom, United States, Australia, Switzerland, Germany, Spain and Russia.

 

With an MA in Fine Art from the University of Chichester, Brad is attracted to Expressionist charac...

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Take Five with Helena Appio

Posted on 4 December, 2019 at 4:45




Helena Appio is a multi faceted creative with parallel careers as an award-winning film-maker, textile designer, artist, writer and educator. Her creative output defies easy classification but exhibits a profound commitment to the stories of humble people existing outside the media l...
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