Episode 226: Abstract Intuitive Artist – Mandy Thompson

Today we’re delighted to be catching up with intuitive artist, Mandy Thompson, whom we interviewed on episode 12 of the iCreateDaily Podcast! If you didn’t get to hear that, you’ll find it linked below under Resources.

Raised with Pencils in Hand

Raised in rural Georgia with pencils in hand as early as her mama can remember, Mandy Thompson has always been an artist at heart. She spent 15 years offering her creativity in the corporate arena before becoming a professional artist.

Healing Through a Return to Art

Mandy returned to art in her mid-30s as a way to work through depression and process her emotions and found abstract art as her medium for expressing emotional concepts.

Mandy’s vibrant and abstract intuitive art is a feast for the eyes with uncommon depth, richness and symbolic perspective. Mandy is gifted at encouraging creativity and healing through art, humor and authentic connection with her community of artists and fans.

Mandy Thompson’s art is imbued with presence, healing and soul… in fact we’ve been calling it ‘Soul Centered Intuitive Art.’ Today, we get to catch up with what Mandy’s been up to!

Topics Discussed:

  • Why Mandy created ‘Analogue: a Field Guide for The Soul’ 
  • Art changes your brain chemistry
  • Benefits of art journaling & writing
  • Living with intention
  • Intuitive art creations
  • Creators like exploring questions
  • About Mandy’s Analogue journal’s success and process
  • Mandy’s description of her Slow-Living
  • Personal and creative alignment with values
  • Awareness, reflection, & asking deeper questions
  • Mandy’s intuitive painting process
  • Dealing with tragic world news with art
  • Medication, art, & mental health
  • Working through depression and anxiety
  • Mandy’s top business tips and activities

“Living with intention is accessible to people.” 
~Mandy Thompson, visual artist, creator, entrepreneur

“Live the questions now.”
~Rainer Maria Rilke, poet & novelist, 1875-1926

“We need to be tangibly engaged with our reality.” 
~Mandy Thompson, visual artist, creator, entrepreneur

LINKS and RESOURCES

Mandy Thompson’s Website

How Art Changes Your Brain (research)

iCreateDaily Podcast Episode 12 with Mandy Thompson

The Integrated Life – Merging of Personal and Business

 

"We need to be tangibly engaged with our reality." ~Mandy Thompson, visual artist, creator, entrepreneur #lifegoals #Dreams #Motivation #BucketLists #Ideas #Quotes #Money #IWant #Happy #ThingsToDo #Inspiration #Thoughts #Travel #Adventure #Fun #Friends #Awesome #People #Families #Heavens #RoadTrips #Wanderlust #Mottos #icreatedaily

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About the author, Devani

Hey! I’m Devani, a multi-passionate creator who enjoys honing the craft of writing (mostly;)), photography, cooking, podcasting, learning about business, and growing brands. I co-host the iCreateDaily Podcast with LeAura Alderson (my mom), and co-own the iCreateDaily brand. I hope through the content and products we produce, you will be inspired to start, sustain, and succeed in your goals.



My non-business and artistic hobbies include: enjoying a good movie, discovering obscure but epic music, obsessing over The Beatles, and developing fictional stories in my head. My Maltese dog, Caspian, provides an insane amount of creative inspiration by just being his adorable self. #HeWokeUpLikeThat. 😉

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