Masterclass in Organizing for Creative People

Sheila Chandra - Thursday, November 09, 2017

I gave a masterclass to workshop creative people's career issues at Foyles' flagship store in London in August. Find the link to it here...

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5 ways for artists to stop hoarding stuff

Sheila Chandra - Monday, May 22, 2017

It’s all too easy to start hoarding stuff when you’re an artist. Find out how to slim your artist workspace and artist materials down to a slim, lean creative machine!

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