The Creative Life: A Mixed Media Blog

Do you dream of living The Creative Life? Well, Ricë Freeman-Zachery lives it, eats it, breathes it and sleeps it! In her mixed media blog, explores matters of creativity, art, living the life and more! Some days the prolific Ricë takes on the hot topics of the day—social media, for example. Some days she doles out artist advice, relying on her tenure as a working artist to help her help others. Some days she shares a slice of her life as an artist—warts and all! We think Ricë’s is one of the best art blogs around—and we think you’ll agree.

Do you dream of living The Creative Life? Well, Ricë Freeman-Zachery lives it, eats it, breathes it and sleeps it! In her mixed media blog, explores matters of creativity, art, living the life and more! Some days the prolific Ricë takes on the hot topics of the day—social media, for example. Some days she doles out artist advice, relying on her tenure as a working artist to help her help others. Some days she shares a slice of her life as an artist—warts and all! We think Ricë’s is one of the best art blogs around—and we think you’ll agree.

Living in Generosity with Sal and Ellen at Art Is You

Today we feature a podcast with Sal and Ellen, the creators of Art Is You retreats, as they talk about Living in Generosity.

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Finding Success Through Simplicity, PART 2

Success through simplifying: it’s even more fabulous than it sounds.

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Finding Success Through Simplicity

Sometimes to be successful, you have to rethink how you define success. In some cases, simplifying might be the answer.

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Making a Living with Your Art: Adjusting Your Expectations Part 3

Sometimes the way to be successful at what you do is to redefine what success means.

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Making a Living with Your Art: Adjusting Your Expectations, Part 2

There are all kinds of ways to be A Successful Artist. Here’s another possibility.

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Making a Living with Your Art: Adjusting Your Expectations Part 1

Time to revisit that never-going-away conundrum: how do you combine making art with making a living? And do you even want to try?

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Rise Up!

The lowly bed riser may well be one of the most fantastic studio aides ever. Really.

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Why Not?

So the package says it’s for X. So what? There’s no rule that says you can’t see what else you can do with it. Why not?

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The Best Tools Ever

There are fancy gadgets that are supposed to make life—and work— easier, but it’s usually the simple tools that do the job. Sticks, for instance. You need some sticks in the studio, for sure.

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So You Need Some Weight

No matter what your art form, sooner or later you’re going to need to call in the heavyweights for assistance. Here’s how to make exactly what you need.

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