Episode #15: Stories Of Inspiration

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Episode #15: Stories Of Inspiration
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In this episode I’ve collected a few stories about the things in life that have inspired me over the years. For me, I find that inspiration can happen at any moment and be triggered by some of the simplest things in life. Things I wouldn’t have even guessed would be so inspiring.

When it comes to painting and sketching each day, even though I’ve been doing so for well over 3 years now, there are still some days when I feel a bit blocked. I’m waiting for that glorious moment of revelation and nothing seems to be rushing to mind. But, I always find that if I simply pick something to sketch and start thinking about the memories it evokes, I’m suddenly energized again and though I don’t know how things will turn out, I’m at least excited to try. So, I hope you’ll enjoy this little set of tales, and that they make you think of your own memories as we explore some of those stories of inspiration.

10 Comments
  1. Kokila Gupta 7 months ago

    Birds, books and shells! Lovely inspirations! 😊

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      Charlie O'Shields 7 months ago

      Thanks so much, Kokila! 😃💕 So happy you enjoyed this episode!

  2. Neetu verma 7 months ago

    Hi!!thankx for sharing wonderful knowledge regardingmaking of amazing artwork.i have learned a lot from you.

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      Charlie O'Shields 7 months ago

      Aww thanks so much, Neetu! 😃💕 I’m so thrilled you enjoyed the podcast! And also happy that you’ve learned things from me. I’m not a traditional teacher, but I hope that a bit of wisdom comes through!

  3. June 7 months ago

    Another amazing podcast with words of encouragement. As I listened I could vision your wonderful artwork, each piece coming alive in the moment.

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      Charlie O'Shields 7 months ago

      Wow, thanks, June!! 😃💕 That makes me so happy to hear! These podcasts were a bit of an experiment because they don’t really follow the proven form. I’m so thrilled to know you’re enjoying them!!

  4. Sandra Strait 7 months ago

    Thanks for another wonderful podcast, Charlie! I especially enjoyed hearing about your plaid shirt and early days with Philippe. The romantic in me, I guess.

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      Charlie O'Shields 7 months ago

      Thanks, Sandra! 😃💕 hehe… yay… I’m glad you liked that one. I’m kind of romantic myself if you haven’t guessed by now. Love is always a good story.

  5. Dhanya M Urs 7 months ago

    I was actually hearing you podcasts for the 1st time… And you were true you are hopelessly an optimistic… But on a serious I just enjoyed your podcast… And honestly you inspired me a lot…

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      Charlie O'Shields 7 months ago

      Thanks so much, Dhanya! 😃💕 Yeah, I’m totally an optimist, but also think it’s just a happy and inspiring way to live in general! 😉 So thrilled you’re enjoying the podcast! It’s not you’re usual sort of art podcast, but I hope people find it inspiring!

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