Creative Coaching for Artists

Creative Coaching for Artists

There comes a point in every creative business where you start to realize that it’s not possible to do it all. Not only that, but it often becomes possible to see it all; all the opportunities for growth within your business, new offers you could sell, and how to...
Summer Photoshoot

Summer Photoshoot

It’s time for a summer photoshoot! A few weeks ago, I loaded my car up with HUNDREDS of flowers with the goal of a photoshoot with Winston, my old Chevy truck, to use on the cover of The Turquoise Iris Journal this fall. Unfortunately, poor ol’ Winston wasn’t up for...
Social Media Burnout

Social Media Burnout

One of the nasty side effects of running a creative business is the burnout that comes from doing all the things. Between creating the art, selling the art, and shipping the art, there are hours and hours and HOURS of work put in behind the scenes to keep websites...
What Really Happens at an Art Retreat

What Really Happens at an Art Retreat

I’ve had a lot of questions from curious creatives about what they should expect when attending an art retreat. While I can’t speak for other retreats, I’ve hosted several retreats of my own so I thought I’d share some details about what really happens at an art...
Spring Decor

Spring Decor

Learn how to create and integrate all the latest spring decor trends with Issue 07 of The Turquoise Iris Journal! I love spring!!! It has everything I love: sunshine, flowers, and ENERGY! Spring is the time when all the ideas and work we put into the first part of the...