1 hr 27 min

Making Art with Something Bigger Secret Sauce

    • Arts

Hello Creative Friends,
I'm excited to back for this episode. It's been a minute.
In this episode I talk about a topic that's near and dear to my heart: Using art making as a model for making tough decisions. In April of this year I shuttered most of my art business, even at the height of its success, to focus on my new son. No one was more surprised than me, to make that decision. 
Big decisions often bring up a lot of turmoil. There have been large decisions in my life that have absolutely wrecked my quality of life. Over the years I've learned a lot about navigating those decisions in ways that preserves my well-being. Over time I realized those ways had a lot in common with being an artist. 
Artists have so much in their arsenal that they don't realize. We're all taught to focus on the things we lack and improve upon them. In this episode I made the case that certain parts of the artistic mindset can be a tremendous ally to us as we make large life choices.


ABOUT THIS PODCAST



Welcome to Secret Sauce, a podcast about the secret ingredients in life and work, hosted by Becca Borrelli.Secret Sauce explores artistry as a helpful framework for inspiring meaning and understanding in our everyday lives. 
 


ABOUT BECCA
 


Becca is an illustrator-educator and part founder of Austin-based female maker collective: Lemon House. She spends most of her time designing adult coloring books, interactive murals, and speaking to organizations about mindfulness, meditation and the benefits of art-making. Clients include Visa, Dell Children’s Hospital, Austin Independent School District, University Hospital- Cleveland, the Austin Downtown Alliance and the Anti-Defamation League. 
 


Becca is most inspired by the invisible connections between all things. Her work aims to be a playful, bright, and hopeful interpretation of the world's whimsical and magical sides. She has fallen in love with her hometown in Austin, where she spends free time exploring nature and hunting for breakfast tacos with her husband and their super-pups Layla and Rose. 
 


Website: beccajborrelli.com

Hello Creative Friends,
I'm excited to back for this episode. It's been a minute.
In this episode I talk about a topic that's near and dear to my heart: Using art making as a model for making tough decisions. In April of this year I shuttered most of my art business, even at the height of its success, to focus on my new son. No one was more surprised than me, to make that decision. 
Big decisions often bring up a lot of turmoil. There have been large decisions in my life that have absolutely wrecked my quality of life. Over the years I've learned a lot about navigating those decisions in ways that preserves my well-being. Over time I realized those ways had a lot in common with being an artist. 
Artists have so much in their arsenal that they don't realize. We're all taught to focus on the things we lack and improve upon them. In this episode I made the case that certain parts of the artistic mindset can be a tremendous ally to us as we make large life choices.


ABOUT THIS PODCAST



Welcome to Secret Sauce, a podcast about the secret ingredients in life and work, hosted by Becca Borrelli.Secret Sauce explores artistry as a helpful framework for inspiring meaning and understanding in our everyday lives. 
 


ABOUT BECCA
 


Becca is an illustrator-educator and part founder of Austin-based female maker collective: Lemon House. She spends most of her time designing adult coloring books, interactive murals, and speaking to organizations about mindfulness, meditation and the benefits of art-making. Clients include Visa, Dell Children’s Hospital, Austin Independent School District, University Hospital- Cleveland, the Austin Downtown Alliance and the Anti-Defamation League. 
 


Becca is most inspired by the invisible connections between all things. Her work aims to be a playful, bright, and hopeful interpretation of the world's whimsical and magical sides. She has fallen in love with her hometown in Austin, where she spends free time exploring nature and hunting for breakfast tacos with her husband and their super-pups Layla and Rose. 
 


Website: beccajborrelli.com

1 hr 27 min

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