Mixing in New Ideas & Techniques

So you’ve just returned to the studio from a workshop or class… What happens next? The way we integrate new ideas and techniques for our art-making matters. In this episode, Jennifer and Michelle discuss Michelle’s recent week-long art retreat, the importance of her...

Sparklers, Cake and the Flow of Life

It’s September, which is a special month for Michelle – she is celebrating the release of her Spring 2021 Collection of enamel jewellery, her 10th wedding anniversary with Ian and her 56th spin around the sun. In this episode, Jennifer and Michelle talk...

The One Piece of Advice

Many creatives love sharing what they’ve learned along their creative journey, but sometimes receiving one piece of advice can have a profound impact. In this episode, Jennifer and Michelle discuss the key pieces of advice they have received that have made a huge...

The Road to Mastery

In this episode, Jennifer and Michelle talk about the road to mastery, what it entails, and how this concept relates to their practice. It’s a journey towards excellence and level of accomplishment and happens in levels and stages, as an artist progresses in learning...

Navigating a New Direction

Interested in how to navigate big changes in your creative practice? This episode focuses on what happens for artists when they release a new product, embrace a new practice or are working from new motivations. Jennifer and Michelle talk through the anxiety that might...

What to do When You Lose the Groove

So you’ve lost ‘the groove’ in your art-making? What you do next matters. In this episode, Jennifer and Michelle discuss the difference they’ve found between short-term stuckness and a longer term drought in their creative practice. Tips and...