"In his attempt to develop the beauty he sees, the artist develops himself." (Charles Hawthorne).
"The growth that an artist seeks is a fine combination of mastering craft, garnering an audience, maintaining one's mental health, and working mightily from a ever-expanding base of experience." (Eric Maisel)
As an artist, what is your body of work? Knowledge of your art is the first step, the easy step. Then comes the part when you may get stuck. For some, a mentor can be the answer and for others, coaching or consulting in specific techniques is crucial. Your body of work is your foundation and blueprint to developing your signature style; What makes your art or your brand stand out from everything else in the market. Using the Wättssoul Mind Map and Body of Work Map will help us assess your needs more efficiently, advise and connect you with the people and resources you need in achieving your artistic goals. Having someone with an objective perspective of your work can make that difference between creating good and great art.
"Mentoring is a brain to pick, an ear to listen, and a push in the right direction." - John Crosby.
Regardless of where we are in our careers or artistic endeavors, we all need a wise an trusted counselor/teacher to accompany us on our journeys. Mentoring is widely misunderstood because a mentor never charges a fee for the advice he or she gives. What is important to know; mentoring is a two-way street type of relationship. Mentors and mentees invite each other into a long term relationship sharing experiences and milestones overtime to achieve the mentee's future goals. Through their gift of time, mentors are powerful allies, they give you the support and strength needed to take that next step....
"A good coach will make his players see what they can be rather than what they are."-Ara Parasheghian
Coaches focus on short-term objectives, goals and processes, and achieve them faster than if you worked alone. Coaches motivate you, help elevate your performances, and help illustrate important points in your skills and abilities.
"I dwell on possibilities" --Emily Dickenson". There is no delight in owning anything unshared." - Seneca, Roman philosopher.
Consultants provide expert knowledge or professional advice to companies, organizations and individuals. In the world of art, a consultant shares ideas, possibilities and strategies to create the needed artistic career shifts and empowers his or her clients to make the best possible choices for their projects.