43 min

The Brushstrokes of Life with Anne Neilson The Tried and Truth Podcast with Annica Fischer

    • Education

Artist Anne Neilson invites us to experience the brushstrokes of life on the canvas of our lives in this conversation - allowing brushstrokes, textures, and explosions of color that come through every trial, joy, heartache, and hope we encounter to shape us and create beauty. Through sharing her own personal journey, she’s coming alongside of your in yours as you uncover the gifts within you, right where you are, even in the messes, the mundane, and the mistakes. You’ll hear more about creating impact with whatever you have, taking leaps of faith, not being afraid of failure, staying true to who you are and what you’ve been called to and the power of a heart and life surrendered. 
EPISODE HIGHLIGHTS
[1:35] Brushstrokes of Life & Anne’s story 
[1:26] The “D-” in 10th grade art
[4:31] Your life as a blank canvas
[6:56] The message in our messes 
[9:47] When the voice of discouragement sneaks in
[14:29] Lesson learned along the way - drown out the doubts and naysayers
[16:05] Stay true to what God has called you to
[17:31] The small whisper that led to her next step
[19:26] Selling the first 1500 copies - from Oprah to Kathy Lee Gifford and beyond
[21:40] When hobby turned ministry 
[24:28] The power of surrender and contribute right where you are
[27:03] It’s hard to partner with God when our fists are clenched
[28:22] One step at a time 
[29:36] “We could change the world with that” &  the leap of faith moment
[31:37] Challenges and obstacles in staying true to our vision
[32:40] What advice would you give someone trying to figure out what’s next?
[36:40] What does success look like to you?
[38:44] Comparison is the thief of joy 
[42:21] Truths & Takeaways
___________
ABOUT ANNE NEILSON
Well known for her ethereal Angel Series, which are inspiring reflections of her faith and recognized for their stunning use of color. In response to demand for more access to her acclaimed Angel paintings, Neilson published two coffee table books and launched Anne Neilson Home, a growing collection of luxury home products, including candles, note cards, Scripture cards, prints, and journals. Neilson also owns Anne Neilson Fine Art, a gallery located in Charlotte, North Carolina. Representing more than 50 talented artists from across the world, the gallery is dedicated to being a lighthouse in Charlotte and beyond, illuminating the work of emerging and established artists and is the author of the newly released book, The Brushstrokes of Life. Find Anne on her website at www.anneneilsonhome.com or on Instagram @anneneilsonhome AND @anneneilsonfineart.

Artist Anne Neilson invites us to experience the brushstrokes of life on the canvas of our lives in this conversation - allowing brushstrokes, textures, and explosions of color that come through every trial, joy, heartache, and hope we encounter to shape us and create beauty. Through sharing her own personal journey, she’s coming alongside of your in yours as you uncover the gifts within you, right where you are, even in the messes, the mundane, and the mistakes. You’ll hear more about creating impact with whatever you have, taking leaps of faith, not being afraid of failure, staying true to who you are and what you’ve been called to and the power of a heart and life surrendered. 
EPISODE HIGHLIGHTS
[1:35] Brushstrokes of Life & Anne’s story 
[1:26] The “D-” in 10th grade art
[4:31] Your life as a blank canvas
[6:56] The message in our messes 
[9:47] When the voice of discouragement sneaks in
[14:29] Lesson learned along the way - drown out the doubts and naysayers
[16:05] Stay true to what God has called you to
[17:31] The small whisper that led to her next step
[19:26] Selling the first 1500 copies - from Oprah to Kathy Lee Gifford and beyond
[21:40] When hobby turned ministry 
[24:28] The power of surrender and contribute right where you are
[27:03] It’s hard to partner with God when our fists are clenched
[28:22] One step at a time 
[29:36] “We could change the world with that” &  the leap of faith moment
[31:37] Challenges and obstacles in staying true to our vision
[32:40] What advice would you give someone trying to figure out what’s next?
[36:40] What does success look like to you?
[38:44] Comparison is the thief of joy 
[42:21] Truths & Takeaways
___________
ABOUT ANNE NEILSON
Well known for her ethereal Angel Series, which are inspiring reflections of her faith and recognized for their stunning use of color. In response to demand for more access to her acclaimed Angel paintings, Neilson published two coffee table books and launched Anne Neilson Home, a growing collection of luxury home products, including candles, note cards, Scripture cards, prints, and journals. Neilson also owns Anne Neilson Fine Art, a gallery located in Charlotte, North Carolina. Representing more than 50 talented artists from across the world, the gallery is dedicated to being a lighthouse in Charlotte and beyond, illuminating the work of emerging and established artists and is the author of the newly released book, The Brushstrokes of Life. Find Anne on her website at www.anneneilsonhome.com or on Instagram @anneneilsonhome AND @anneneilsonfineart.

43 min

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