Episode 40

Using the 80/20 rule in our art practice /40

See Michele's stunning exhibition Shared Wavelengths online at Fenton&Fenton Gallery.


A couple of good hours in the studio has totally turned Bec around on how stuck she was feeling two episodes ago… This leads to a conversation about the 80/20 rule also known as the Pareto Principle, which shows how focusing our attention and/or effort on the right area (usually a smaller part of what we’re trying to do) can yield much better returns.

This rule can be applied in so many different ways—Michele and Bec talk about narrowing our art focus for greater satisfaction, editing work for greater impact, and honing in on the ‘gold zone’ when we are in the studio.


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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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