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What is Art?

What is Art?

Yesterday, something kind of interesting was created by accident while I was working to create something else on purpose.

By October 21, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
Life Lessons from an Art Workshop (Part 2)

Life Lessons from an Art Workshop (Part 2)

Lesson #2: Follow Your Own Gut Instinct So there I was in the workshop, documenting the progress of this particular painting by taking pictures along the way and posting them on Facebook. When I took the photo above, I must admit, I thought she was complete. Even though the painting was still recognizable as my […]

By October 8, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
Life Lessons from an Art Workshop (Part 1)

Life Lessons from an Art Workshop (Part 1)

Lesson #1: Enjoy the moment while it lasts…

By October 7, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
Invest in Yourself

Invest in Yourself

Why is it that we easily spend countless hours and dollars investing in our Day Job skills, but when it comes to investing in something we love to do for the pure joy of it, there never seems to be enough time or money?

By October 4, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
What’s In a Logo? (A Lot More Than You Think)

What’s In a Logo? (A Lot More Than You Think)

Gain insight into the design and meaning behind the Artist With a Day Job logo…

By September 30, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
What Stands Between You and Your Creative Dreams?

What Stands Between You and Your Creative Dreams?

According to Steven Pressfield, author of the “War of Art,” Resistance is what stands between who we are and who we are capable of becoming…

By September 10, 2012 0 Comments Read More →
Don’t Dismiss Your Day Job Doodles

Don’t Dismiss Your Day Job Doodles

Are you dying a slow and painful death by PowerPoint? Are you stuck in a meeting that seems to have no end? Don’t dispair…Doodle! Artist With a Day Job, Jennifer Judd McGee, has taken what used to be a Day Job coping mechanism and has turned it into a full-time business.  She says “During long […]

By August 29, 2012 0 Comments Read More →
An Artist’s Appreciation for the Day Job

An Artist’s Appreciation for the Day Job

You’ve heard the term “it takes money to make money,” right? Well, it also takes money to buy art supplies and studio time. Lately, I’ve been spending a bit of cash in an effort to bring a long awaited musical project to life. Where did said cash come from, you ask? Why, the beloved Day […]

By August 23, 2012 0 Comments Read More →
Do What You Love and the Money “May” Follow

Do What You Love and the Money “May” Follow

Even if you’ve never heard of Marsha Sinetar, you’ve probably heard of her famous book titled “Do What You Love, the Money Will Follow.” This is simple advice that’s not so simple to take. I did not take Marsha’s advice when I was in my 20′s. Instead I followed the corporate path and did, not […]

By July 3, 2012 0 Comments Read More →
Not Making Art (or Am I?)

Not Making Art (or Am I?)

The question I’ve been getting lately is as follows:  “Rebecca- I thought the reason you wanted to do your own thing was so you could spend more time on your art…what’s up, slacker?“ True. It’s been weeks since I’ve been in the studio and even longer since I’ve posted anything new to my art website. I’ve […]

By March 11, 2012 0 Comments Read More →