How to Thrive in the Creative Arts
Are you a creative person with dreams of turning your passion into a successful career, but who is unsure where to start?
Have you already begun your journey into your dream life but want to know what makes the difference between barely surviving and truly thriving in the arts?
This life-changing book reveals the secrets of unlocking your full potential by addressing the issues common to the mind, body, and soul of artists and other creative individuals, at a hobbyist as well as professional level. Discover simple and effective ways to nurture your creativity, manage destructive influences from outside sources, and guide the direction of your life with joy. You can live your artistic passion!
The book features 20 chapters of essential information that empowers creative people to live their dreams:
1. Overcome the Fear of a Blank Canvas
2. Get in the Zone
3. Be Inspired
4. Develop your Artistic Voice
5. Deal with Isolation
6. Acknowledge your Sensitivity
7. Maintain a Healthy Body
8. Be Kind to Yourself
9. Set SMART Art Goals
10. Plan your Creativity
11. Live the Dream
12. Enlist Supporters and Manage Saboteurs
13. Cope with Rejection
14. Be Persistant, Not a Pest
15. Build a Reputation
16. Communicate Effectively
17. Accept Challenges
18. Deal with Stress
19. Recognise the Myth of Luck
20. Enjoy Success
Each chapter is followed by an satisfACTION PLAN where readers can take the concepts presented and apply them in specific and practical ways.
Featured in the December 2018 issue of Australian Artist Magazine (see below – click image to enlarge)
Learn more at Elena’s blog www.survivalguideforartists.com.