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Dear Wonderful, Creative You:

Welcome to Mindful Art Studio. I am Amy and I’m here to show you how to paint from your heart and soul and play with art again.

The Mindful Art Studio Book List 2022

Dear Wonderful, Creative You: Each year I compile a list of books that have been important to me...

The Complex Beauty of Simplicity

Dear Wonderful, Creative You: It happens so often with the "simplest" slow drawing patterns -...

Join The Inchie Challenge 2022!

Dear Wonderful, Creative You: This is one of my favorite times of year - The Inchie Challenge!...
The Best Gifts for Artists 2021

The Best Gifts for Artists 2021

Dear Wonderful, Creative You: This year, in the spirit of reducing the amount of stuff that might end up in our oceans or landfills, I'm suggesting some less tangible, but highly valuable gifts. Some of them are completely free, and others are an investment. Each of...

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Is it Art Talent Or Art Work?

Is it Art Talent Or Art Work?

Dear Wonderful, Creative You:  Over the last two weeks, we engaged in a simple art challenge. The idea was to create for a short period of time, on a small square, every day for 12 days. You were invited to let go of perfectionism and embrace play and...

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The Inchie Challenge 2021

The Inchie Challenge 2021

Dear Wonderful, Creative You: Each summer I host an art challenge that focuses on getting you to meet your top art goals - make more fun, meaningful art. There is so much that can get in the way of your creative life. I want to help you make art making so accessible,...

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The Simplest Things

The Simplest Things

Dear Wonderful, Creative You: At the Nature Spells Book Retreat last week, one of the things we discussed was the power of making space for the simplest things. We think our ideas need to be grand, or complicated, in order to be good enough. But it's not true. I think...

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