Episode 16

Are you stuck in a comparison box? /16

As of July 2023, we won't be posting new episodes but you can connect with Bec & Michele and continue the conversation via the links below.


'Comparison is the thief of joy'—we know comparing ourselves (especially with carefully curated Instagram timelines) is no way to be a happy or productive artist. But why do we compare ourselves? And how does comparison directly limit our creative potential (in ways we perhaps haven't even realised)? Bec and Michele uncover some fresh perspectives on why we look outside of ourselves in this way, what impact this can have on our art, and how we can end up sticking ourselves in creative boxes that just don't fit.

'The Gap' quote from Ira Glass


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Song credit: Sunday Groove by Michael Kobrin

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Unearthing Art
Michele Luminato & Bec Leigh dig into making art that matters--the messy reality of being an artist, navigating the creative process and expressing our honest (sometimes weird) selves.

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Bec Leigh & Michele Luminato

Michele is an American-born abstract artist based in Australia. She guides other artists to create and sell unique art from the heart through her Origin Art program.
Bec is an Australian artist whose abstract work combines pigment and poetry.
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