Posts by Devani Alderson

Transformative Art with Dana Lynne Andersen

History proves that art has the power to change civilizations. Transformative art purposefully cultivates the unique capacity of art to heal, awaken and transform. If you’re a creator, we know you believe in the transformative power of art. Our guest, Dana Lynne Andersen, shares her journey from artist to academician and back to artist. Dana’s…

Brand Building ~ Coffee Break

If your goal is to eventually make a living from your creative endeavor or to sell work you’ve made, then this brand-building episode is for you! Many creators in our community including Audrey Jalving, Shannon Billings, Kathy Raabe, Cindi Trippe Wentworth, Colleen Nicoles, exploring audience building options. In this Coffee Break, we’re sharing our thoughts…

Natural Home Remedies for Cold and Flu with Dr Gordon Pedersen

We need to begin with the usual disclaimers. iHealDaily is a show for conversations on health and healing, and cannot be construed as medical advice of any kind. Dr. Gordon Pedersen is a two-times bestselling author, an entrepreneur and the world’s leading expert on silver medicines. Gordon is a clinical doctor, board-certified in anti-aging and…

The Creative Journey and Navigating Opportunities – Coffee Break

The creative journey is wonderful, it’s messy, it’s life! We live in a world where the amount of opportunities available can both be a blessing and a curse. The opportunity is a blessing because there are fewer gate-keepers of industry and creativity.  Yet, it can leave many creators feeling stuck. Have you ever felt like…

Inking Artwork and Creating Coloring Pages with Eeva Nikunen

Have you considered the many ways your art could be repurposed? There are many options for multi-purposing your art, including: Digital prints Your art on merchandise Creating a coloring book And many more options! Eeva Nikunen, a fantasy artist from Finland. Eeva creates incredible acrylic and oil paintings, and she’s published a journal, as well…

Creative Podcasts and the New iCreateDaily Podcast Network – Coffee Break

Creative Podcasts We want to host creative podcasts with meaningful conversations featuring artists, writers, entrepreneurs, crafters, photographers, and musicians. But, we also are interested in conversations around health and healing, fitness, meditation spiritual conversations and many other topics. Yet having it all under the iCreateDaily Podcast is too broad.  If you’re a multifaceted creator who…

Intuitive Art Prompts – Coffee Break

Conceptual Prompts for Intuitive Art If you’re new to merging your art with intuition versus instructional prompts on what to draw, it can feel daunting at first. However, intuition and reflection are mind muscles that develop with use. Conceptual prompts open a two-way conversation between your soul and your art. You can find technical and…

Selling Art on Facebook with Patrick Ennis

Many people say Facebook is dead, dying, or increasingly irrelevant. However, it’s still home to over 1 Billion active users and counting. So don’t fret! There are still opportunities for selling art on Facebook! Today’s guest received formal training from the late poet laureate of Ottawa, Patrick White.  Visual artist, Patrick Ennis has been painting for…

Art Challenges for Intuitive Creativity – Coffee Break

The Benefit of Art Challenges In this Coffee Break, we talk about art challenges, the benefits of joining one, and why you might consider hosting your own! If you are an artist, writer, poet, photographer, or any type of creator, there are ways you can incorporate creative or technical challenges. Maybe you’re a hobby creator…

Constructive Criticism vs Self Deprecation – Coffee Break

Are you treating yourself the way you want to be treated? 😉 Of times, we can be our own worst enemy when it comes to the way we talk to ourselves. In this super-short Coffee Break, we talk about the difference between constructive criticism and self deprecative thoughts. If you’re overly critical of your work,…

How to Grow Your Facebook Page – Coffee Break

In this Coffee Break, we’re covering how to grow your Facebook Page.  One of our group members, Colleen Nichol’s, asked about growing her brand using social media. This is a topic relevant to many creators in the iCreateDaily community and the first in several videos covering social media for growing your brand. Whether you are…

Overcoming Negativity and Fear – Coffee Break

If you tune in to the news, unfiltered social feeds, radio, and click bait articles long enough, it can feel suffocating.  Overcoming negativity and fear is an option though. 😉 Generally, letting news (wherever it comes from) that you can’t change suck your energy, doesn’t serve your creativity or life goals. In this Coffee Break,…

How to Be a Social Media Manager – Coffee Break

Think of yourself as the host of the community, you want to foster good conversation and engagement while keeping the riff-raff out!

In this Coffee Break, we’re sharing about how to be a social media manager and how you can get started! Several members in our iCreatDaily community expressed interest in freelance social media management. If you enjoy chatting about your favorite areas of interest and expertise, and engaging with people online in general, social media management…

The Importance of Reviews – Coffee Break

Word of mouth marketing is still the leading form of marketing and the online version of this are reviews.  In this Coffee Break, we’re talking about the importance of reviews for creators. Conversion Points: Word of mouth marketing Focusing on positives The importance of reviews How to ask for reviews Review based e-commerce platforms An…

Dr. Gordon Pedersen on Benefits of Silver

Health Benefits of Silver One thing is certain:  We need to create and maintain our health so that we can create more in the world.  Our guest today,  Dr. Gordon Pedersen, is a two-times bestselling author: and an entrepreneur and the world’s leading expert on silver medicines. Gordon is a clinical doctor, board certified in…