What is the difference between a successful artist and an unsuccessful one?

Sheila Chandra - Monday, August 28, 2017

What makes the difference between growing a thriving career and not? Here are some of the qualities you’ll need to be a successful artist.

 Read More

Do artists have the right temperament for social media?

Sheila Chandra - Monday, August 21, 2017

Many artists find it a challenge to ‘shout’ about themselves on social media. And yet, building their platform is essential. What is the answer?

 Read More


Recent Posts


branding stay on top of email creative person slim-line wardrobe : clothes exhaustion how to be naturally tidy vocation partners childhood diagnosis how to work efficiently making decisions grief tidy people artist materials inspiration creative career coaching elevator pitch temperament stop cluttering work/home life balance criteria for letting go of stuff creative organising cleaning sheila chandra coaching procrastination hoarding creative wellbeing business interface to creative businesses time clutter tidiness in living spaces networking effectively double standard new year buying stardust too busy multiple lifetimes the void fall of innocence chaotic slow and steady organisation clean desk creative ambitions tortoise and hare clearing in short bursts why organise pop culture home organising Sheila Chandra author low maintenance friends housework much quicker artistic conviction creative identity arrogance boredom emotional resilience organise inconvenience clutter addict imagination work priorities vulnerability popular culture working class artists hobbies touring guilty purchases streamlining routines hotel room cupboard of shame ‘creativity’ smart artists quality pop music crowdfunding artist workspaces cry efficient work patterns card emotionally secure artist options minimalists home life tension too many commitments VIPs ‘stories’ about your possessions good creative habits theft car spree platform hostile clutter wardrobe trope emotional support sacrifice dynamic spaces commitment business-speak stay tidy automatically clutter email bankruptcy tidy desk tidier being tripped up binge workspaces creative magic subconscious mind living clutter free motivation artist mentoring confident in clothes parent resentment living mess free creative confidence email overload being organized lifetimes clearing social media normality low maintenance strategies 2018 goals productivity creative spark culture artistry getting ready for work concentrated creative time visualising proposal writing magic saving time artist goals social media networking bulk buy lazy clearing as you go artistic chaos organizing for creative people precious memories domestic life effortlessly tidy critical acclaim self promotion business wind down buying youth great art compulsion creativity diary stop hoarding stuff symptoms of creativity warm down clear desk great artists celebrity endorsed products well curated closet business-like mess static spaces proposals disorganization missed opportunities networking tidy under-confidence good art work friendships copyright display items goals stardust professional mentors how to save time feeling creative peer-to-peer networks mornings funding professional encouragement artists writing funding campaigns tips for clearing buying hope nipping things in the bud long-term artistic development buy fewer clothes clarity of thought network emotional balance fine art working class culture loving your audience brands morning routines focus feel like creatiing collections storage email artist absences nurturing creative work myth just in case hijacking creativity control creative career work life green room brilliant creator clearing clutter nurture creativity buying happiness overwork creative commissions buying wealth creative culture jealousy good friend staying in control anxiety much better friend professional creative career appointments introverts loss work efficiently letting go peacefulness nascent artists career strategy to do list creativity innocence home care work trips clear outs mature artists diary successful artist cleaning your desk well organized creative people artist mentors