Ep 9: Nicolette Leigh Yates on the Importance of Finding Your Voice

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Nicolette Leigh is an artist from North Carolina who produces colorful and whimsical art both in the traditional and digital worlds. She's a part-time artist who dreams of going full-time. Learn what steps she's taking and where she is in her own art journey!

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WHERE TO FIND Nicolette:

Instagrams:

https://www.instagram.com/nicolettelyarts/

https://www.instagram.com/earlynerdstudio/

Website: https://www.nicoletteleigharts.com/shop1

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THINGS MENTIONED IN THE EPISODE:

"Notice what you notice" - Allen Ginsburg

What's pareidolia? https://earthsky.org/human-world/seeing-things-that-arent-there

Creative Pep Talk podcast w/ Andy J. Pizza

Don’t Keep Your Day Job podcast w/ Cathy Heller

The Saavy Painter podcast

Positively Creative podcast

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EPISODE LESSONS:

1. Start building an audience with your friends and inner circle.

2. Don’t be afraid to change your path even if you think you’re too far down a different path. it’s never too late to try changing your path back to art

3. The more no’s the better. it means youre closer to your next yes

4. Plan things in advance. you want to be in art show? you need to start planning now! take action

Aleksandra Agosto