Creative Insurgents is all about living a creative life by your own rules. We address topics like living a more fulfilled creative life, marketing, selling art online, and more.
How to Talk About Your Art Even if You’re A Hopeless Introvert30/12/2014 Duration: 27min
1:15 - Vanessa’s introduction. She’s an expert in body language and sales. 3:00 - people decide VERY early in their first impression of you whether or not they’re going to buy from you. You can learn the skills that will make a great first impression. 7:30 - how we talk about our talents. The 5 aspects of who we are and how we express ourselves. Vanessa talks about how to learn these things and recognize them in others. We do some really fun playing with body language. 17:00 - what the stress hormone, cortisol, is and does 20:30 - the power of proximity. How close you stand to someone matters a lot. 24:15 - you don’t have to be an extrovert. Charisma and body language vary by person. Vanessa talks about playing to your strengths.
Art Journaling and Beating Back Fear with Cynthia Morris | CI#2315/10/2014
http://creativeinsurgents.com/23 to see Cynthia's art and videos. :47 – Cory introduces Cynthia Morris, artist, writer, writing coach, and fabulous dancer 1:20 – Cynthia shows off her art journals a little bit and shows how she got started with them. She also mentions some resources from Frederick Frank, including Zen Drawing and Art As A Way 5:20 – how visual thinkers can quickly capture ideas and thoughts in a visual format instead of journaling or note taking 11:00 – Cynthia and Cory discuss the fact that even artists who are very experienced feel insecure or are unaware of how good they are at their art. Cynthia talks about putting your head down and building up chops. 15:00 – Cynthia shares her tips on how to finish a book or other long-term projects. She emphasizes the importance of understanding that big projects really take something from you, and you have to strategize on how to deal with that beforehand. 20:00 – Cory & Cynthia both talk about dealing with self-doubt and how to face that kind of