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Talent Does not Equal Genius

How often have we had this wonderful super creative awesome idea, then without thinking we plunge head first into it without thinking? It’s a level

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Make it Till you Make it

How often have we had this wonderful super creative awesome idea, then without thinking we plunge head first into it without thinking? It’s a level

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Enter the Artistic Arena

On April 23, 1910, Fifty-two year-old Teddy Roosevelt has served two terms as the U.S. President and is delivering a speech at the Sorbonne in

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Get Busy Copying

How often have we had this wonderful super creative awesome idea, then without thinking we plunge head first into it without thinking? It’s a level

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Establish A Creative Ritual!

How often have we had this wonderful super creative awesome idea, then without thinking we plunge head first into it without thinking? It’s a level

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Daydreaming Alone Isn’t Lonely

The act of creation can be a lonely one. You should get used to the feeling, and get used to YOUR feelings. This little self-exploration exercise is one of my many go-to activities at the beginning of the day.

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The Professional is Patient

How often have we had this wonderful super creative awesome idea, then without thinking we plunge head first into it without thinking? It’s a level

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For Love of the Game

Transcript “The more you love your art/calling/enterprise, the more important its accomplishment is to the evolution of your soul, the more you will fear it

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Are You Unmotivated?

  Transcript I was recently listening to the Tim Ferriss show. Adam Grant and Tim Ferriss discuss the idea of challenge networks in episode #399. The

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Escape the Echo Chamber

We all need support networks, and we’re encouraged to gather them, but what about people who will challenge your ideas to help you develop them further?

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Play to Create

I have a confession to make — the advice I’m about to give isn’t advice that I’ve been following lately. It’s advice that I wish I had followed, and now it’s a public promise to take my own advice.

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Episode 6 – On Style: The Throwdown

In episode 6 / 1 of the CreateQuest Podcast, Chris, Josh, and Mike discuss artistic style! What was expected to be a heated conversation ended up being quite enlightening as they found a solid middle-ground on the subject of style. Does it cripple artists? Do artists use style as an excuse? Is there a place for style? Find out in this episode!

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Relationships Rather than Goals

If your goal is to get into a gallery, you may fail, but if your goal is to develop relationships with other artists who push you…you may just get into a gallery.

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Ready for Liftoff!

We want to shoot this rocket off, see where it flies, then start steering it in the direction that our community wants to go.

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What happened to euCreativ?

Ahhh, euCreativ…it was a good start to something bigger, but how are you supposed to SPELL it? That’s something that Chris and I both struggled

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Episode 5 – Artistic Motive

Chris leads the conversation in Episode 5 of the euCreativ Show — on Motive. If your art is a tool for communication, make sure you have something to communicate. This is the longest conversation we’ve had for the show, and (even edited) it runs over an hour, but the topic is probably one of the most impactful things we could say to artists as artists.

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Episode 4 – Understanding Growth

Understanding your growth as a creator! In this episode of the euCreativ Show, we discuss the myth of talent, having a growth mindset rather than a fixed mindset, and understanding that the path to true mastery is full of ups and downs.

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Episode 3 – Purpose vs. The World

How to stay focused on your wildly important artistic purpose! In the third episode of The euCreativ Show, we (Josh and Chris) discuss Resistance, how to make smart commitments to your practice, and identifying the big goals you want to pursue.

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Episode 2 – Making a Commitment

How to stay motivated as an artist — making a commitment and taking action! In the second episode of The euCreativ Show, we (Josh and Chris) discuss artistic motivation, how to make smart commitments to your practice, and identifying the big goals you want to pursue.

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Episode 1 – Artistic Identity

How to stay motivated as an artist — start with your identity! In the first episode of The euCreativ Show, we (Josh and Chris) discuss artistic motivation, how to become the artist you want to be, and how our experiences helped turn us into the artists we are today.

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