Need a Quick Inspirational Fix?

Need a quick inspirational fix? Feeling stuck? Don’t worry, it happens to everyone. Last week I shared 7 quick ways to get inspired: https://jeffcoatart.blog/2019/08/09/7-quick-ways-to-get-inspired/ But if you didn’t have time to read the full article, here’s a visual recap: Try one of these out and the Muse is sure to be knocking on your door.…

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7 Quick Ways to Get Inspired

Kickstart your creativity with these doable actions… Photo by: unsplash-logoBarbora Polednov√° Ready for 7 quick ways to get inspired? I know how it feels to be stuck in a rut creatively, to feel that well of inspiration dry up. For creatives, this can quickly lead to lethargy, feelings of self-doubt, and depression. If this sounds…

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The Secret Moments of an Artist (plus free goodie)

What it really feels like to stare at a blank canvas Studio door shuts behind me.  Click of the switch fills the room with light.  Power on Grace Radio to my favorite station.  Snap of the paint lid before a surge of black fills the tray.  Soft swish of a round brush as the first…

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5 Ways to Add Compassion to Your Day

In my last blog, “How Do We Add Compassion to Our Art?,” I mentioned two simple ways that artists can inject compassion into their work. After years of painting portraits, I truly believe that art can be a powerful tool in understanding others. It can also improve our own perspective on the world around us.…

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CYBER WEEK SALE at Jeffcoat Art!!!

Hello friends! I hope you’re having a good start to your week. If you’re a resident of the United States then I hope you’re not stressing too much about getting your Thanksgiving meal ready (or perhaps the number of out-of-town family members crashing in your house?). I want to help with your holiday shopping this…

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Memorial Painting Video- Barbara

Here is a peek into one of my previous memorial paintings. I am doing this portrait for a friend of mine who lost her mother. Rest in peace, Barbara. The bulk of my paintings are done in black & white acrylic paint. I have recently started working in watercolor and have been branching out into…

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