I wanted to give you a run down of some upcoming events. Maybe I’ll be in your neighbourhood. The Edmonton workshop on 14 June and the London workshop on 28 June are open to the public, so if you’ll be in either of those cities, please come along! 9-11 June, 2014 London, UK From Inspiration […]
Who you are as an artist or creative person is one of your most potent marketing materials. You should be looking for opportunities to tell you story everywhere. Whether through traditional media (newspapers, radio, television) or new media (blogs, Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, Pinterest, Instagram etc) your story should be available in as many places as […]
I came across this great quote from Leon Golub, an American painter, now deceased. “The adventures that you are going to have as artists, as individuals, are going to go in all kinds of ways; they’re going to turn back upon each other, they’re going to turn upside-down; you’re going to recover, you’re going to […]
I’m about to go on holiday and am running around trying to pack bags and sort details, so we are going to dig into the archive to revisit an important post. I’d say this one is pretty crucial because without this guideline your creative business can easily sink. Read carefully and think about how it […]
Here we are on the first day of 2014. It felt good to put 2013 to bed last night and I am filled with positive feelings about 2014. Thank you for being a part of The Thriving Creative in 2013. It’s been a pleasure to have you spend some time with me. I’ve got some […]
I’m happy to hand over the last Thriving Creative blog slot before Christmas to our guest blogger, Annie Harris. It’s been great watching Annie this year as she grows into her place as a creative entrepreneur. This guest post outlines the next step in her journey of setting up a creative business. —————————————————— If you […]
Here’s a classic moment from the film Cabaret where LIza Minnelli and Joel Grey ask the crucial question….
This may seem like a silly question – of course money matters! And yet, how often do our choices, as creative people, put money last? No one became a creative to get rich. For a very few, this is a side benefit, but for the vast majority of creatives our motivation to pursue this […]