Got ”fear of the blank page” or just not sure how to start?

So you have watched 35 YouTube videos in a row, looked at hundreds of art pages created by others on Facebook (including my lovely Facebook group!) and you still don’t know where, or how to start your page.

Ahhh that is so frustrating, right?? You feel like you’re not creative enough and stupid at seeing so many wonderful pages out there but not being able to come up with ONE, SINGLE, IDEA.

I get it!!! And you are not alone, and definitely not stupid. I will NOT let you BEAT YOURSELF UP.

Just like anything new you try, (sports, eating healthy, an instrument…),”starting” is the hardest part but once you feel warmed up then things usually flow, right?

This does not happen to beginner artists only you know! I may have been doing this for years but I TOO sometimes feel stuck.

The problem is that you are just ”in your head”, letting thoughts (especially negative ones) spin around and that is what is blocking you.

But, I have developed a super easy way to get myself going and warmed up and this simple exercise is perfect if you don’t know where or how to start your page, or if you just have 5 or 10 minutes to play in your art journal.

So, watch what I do and let me know if it helps by leaving me a comment below 🙂

Love to you my Creative Friend,


You do not need to know which paints or colours I used, just use what you have and what YOU like 😉

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