A Creative Affair

Fun & flirty conversations unpacking & exploring creativity through the art of photography and other creative passions.

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A collection of lively conversations with hosts, Brie Stockwell & Len Metcalf, exploring creativity through the art of photography and other creative passions.

Sometimes flirty, sometimes serious but ALWAYS fun!

Join us in our creative affair!

Episodes

Tuesday Nov 29, 2022

Inspiration and lessons learned from Georgia O'Keeffe A conversation with hosts, Brie Stockwell and Len Metcalf, unpacking & exploring creativity through the art of photography and other creative passions.     In this chat about Georgia O'Keeffe we discuss: Why we love her art Her catalyst for creating authentic work Lessons we've learned from studying her Our inspiration from her passion for art We love being inspired by other artists!  WHO inspires YOU??? Resources for learning more: Watch: Georgia O'Keeffe By Myself Watch: Georgia O'Keeffe: Portrait of an Artist Read: Georgia O'Keeffe As always, please don't hesitate to engage us in conversation by connecting with us on Instagram or send us an email at create@acreativeaffairpodcast.com.    Find out more about our creative work here: Len Metcalf: www.lenmetcalf.com Len's workshops Brie Stockwell: www.creativemindscoach.com Brie's Creative Confidence Coaching Group   Episode image by Brie Stockwell. Original Music composed and performed by Brian Free.  Logo created by Tricia Ulberg at Tricia Elizabeth Design.

Tuesday Nov 15, 2022

Finding Beauty through Art A quickie conversation with hosts, Brie Stockwell and Len Metcalf, unpacking & exploring creativity through the art of photography and other creative passions.     In this chat about Finding Beauty through Art we discuss: Finding beauty in the world today What is beauty? We share our personal views What is an orgasmograph? How looking for beauty through art helps us Mentioned in this episode: Our episode on who we make art for Brooks Jensen's podcast Len's book, "Our Love Affair with Trees"   Please don't hesitate to engage us in conversation by connecting with us on Instagram or send us an email at create@acreativeaffairpodcast.com.    Find out more about our creative work here: Len Metcalf: www.lenmetcalf.com Len's workshops Brie Stockwell: www.creativemindscoach.com Brie's Creative Confidence Coaching Group   Episode image by Len Metcalf. Original Music composed and performed by Brian Free.  Logo created by Tricia Ulberg at Tricia Elizabeth Design.

Tuesday Nov 01, 2022

Why do YOU Make Art? A quickie conversation with hosts, Brie Stockwell and Len Metcalf, unpacking & exploring creativity through the art of photography and other creative passions.     In this chat about why we make art we discuss: Motivation behind why we do what we do Is paid work authentic? Some personal experiences with making and sharing art So, why do YOU make art? Please don't hesitate to engage us in conversation by connecting with us on Instagram or send us an email at create@acreativeaffairpodcast.com.    Find out more about our creative work here: Len Metcalf: www.lenmetcalf.com Len's workshops Brie Stockwell: www.creativemindscoach.com Brie's Creative Confidence Coaching Group   Episode image by Brie Stockwell. Original Music composed and performed by Brian Free.  Logo created by Tricia Ulberg at Tricia Elizabeth Design.

Tuesday Oct 18, 2022

Teaching Creativity with Michael O'Neill   Joining our affair this week is Michael O'Neill, a photographic artist and professor at Queen's University of Charlotte.    In this chat about Teaching Creativity we discuss: Why teaching can make us more creative Conscious competence What role curiosity plays in teaching creativity Why DOING is essential to the learning process How perfectionism keeps us from being creative Mentioned in this episode: "The Artist's Way" by Julia Cameron   Find out more about Michael O'Neill's work: http://www.santafeartphotographer.com   Please don't hesitate to engage us in conversation by connecting with us on Instagram or send us an email at create@acreativeaffairpodcast.com.    Find out more about our creative work here: Len Metcalf: www.lenmetcalf.com Len's workshops Brie Stockwell: www.creativemindscoach.com Brie's Creative Confidence Coaching Group   Episode image by Michael O'Neill. Original Music composed and performed by Brian Free.  Logo created by Tricia Ulberg at Tricia Elizabeth Design.

Tuesday Oct 11, 2022

Tentacles of Creativity A quickie conversation with hosts, Brie Stockwell and Len Metcalf, unpacking & exploring creativity through the art of photography and other creative passions.     In this chat about the Tentacles of Creativity we discuss: Where this topic came from How is creativity infused into our lives What does creativity mean to us/you? How our creative energy influences others Please don't hesitate to engage us in conversation by connecting with us on Instagram or send us an email at create@acreativeaffairpodcast.com.    Find out more about our creative work here: Len Metcalf: www.lenmetcalf.com Len's workshops Brie Stockwell: www.creativemindscoach.com Brie's Creative Confidence Coaching Group   Episode image by Len Metcalf. Original Music composed and performed by Brian Free.  Logo created by Tricia Ulberg at Tricia Elizabeth Design.

Tuesday Oct 04, 2022

Creative Indulgence A quickie conversation with hosts, Brie Stockwell and Len Metcalf, unpacking & exploring creativity through the art of photography and other creative passions.     In this chat about Creative Indulgence we discuss: Indulgence vs guilt What creative indulgence looks like for us How we can indulge in our art and NOT feel guilty How have you indulged in your own creativity?   Please don't hesitate to engage us in conversation by connecting with us on Instagram or send us an email at create@acreativeaffairpodcast.com.    Find out more about our creative work here: Len Metcalf: www.lenmetcalf.com Len's workshops Brie Stockwell: www.creativemindscoach.com Brie's Creative Confidence Coaching Group   Episode image by Brie Stockwell. Original Music composed and performed by Brian Free.  Logo created by Tricia Ulberg at Tricia Elizabeth Design.

Wednesday Sep 28, 2022

Your Inner Critic A quickie conversation with hosts, Brie Stockwell and Len Metcalf, unpacking & exploring creativity through the art of photography and other creative passions.     In this chat about Your Inner Critic we discuss: Listening and reacting to our inner critic What we do when our inner critic shows up How to reframe what our inner critic says Some practical ideas for you!   Please don't hesitate to engage us in conversation by connecting with us on Instagram or send us an email at create@acreativeaffairpodcast.com.    Find out more about our creative work here: Len Metcalf: www.lenmetcalf.com Len's workshops Brie Stockwell: www.creativemindscoach.com Brie's Creative Confidence Coaching Group   Episode image by Len Metcalf. Original Music composed and performed by Brian Free.  Logo created by Tricia Ulberg at Tricia Elizabeth Design.

Tuesday Sep 20, 2022

Preparing to Make Art A quickie conversation with hosts, Brie Stockwell and Len Metcalf, unpacking & exploring creativity through the art of photography and other creative passions.     In this chat about preparing for artistic practice we discuss: Do we need or want to prepare to make art? How we mentally prepare  Physical preparation to make art Mentioned in this episode: "The Artist's Way" by Julia Cameron Our episode on Journaling in Season 1   Please don't hesitate to engage us in conversation by connecting with us on Instagram or send us an email at create@acreativeaffairpodcast.com.    Find out more about our creative work here: Len Metcalf: www.lenmetcalf.com Len's workshops Brie Stockwell: www.creativemindscoach.com Brie's Creative Confidence Coaching Group   Episode image by Brie Stockwell. Original Music composed and performed by Brian Free.  Logo created by Tricia Ulberg at Tricia Elizabeth Design.

Wednesday Sep 14, 2022

Idea Generation A quickie conversation with hosts, Brie Stockwell and Len Metcalf, unpacking & exploring creativity through the art of photography and other creative passions.     In this chat about idea generation we discuss: Where do ideas come from? An exercise for idea generation Why "copying" art can be helpful Personal examples of our experiences with finding new ideas Mentioned in this episode: "Steal like an artist" by Kleon Skousen   Please don't hesitate to engage us in conversation by connecting with us on Instagram or send us an email at create@acreativeaffairpodcast.com.    Find out more about our creative work here: Len Metcalf: www.lenmetcalf.com Len's workshops Brie Stockwell: www.creativemindscoach.com Brie's Creative Confidence Coaching Group   Episode image by Len Metcalf. Original Music composed and performed by Brian Free.  Logo created by Tricia Ulberg at Tricia Elizabeth Design.

Tuesday Sep 06, 2022

Welcome to Season 2! A quickie conversation with hosts, Brie Stockwell and Len Metcalf, unpacking & exploring creativity through the art of photography and other creative passions.     In this introduction to Season 2 we discuss: Our plans for this season What we've been up to! Integrating life and art Ditching perfection in creativity Mentioned in this episode: Len's workshops Brie's Creative Confidence Coaching Group   Please don't hesitate to engage us in conversation by connecting with us on Instagram or send us an email at create@acreativeaffairpodcast.com.    Find out more about our creative work here: Len Metcalf: www.lenmetcalf.com Brie Stockwell: www.creativemindscoach.com   Episode image by Brie Stockwell. Original Music composed and performed by Brian Free.  Logo created by Tricia Ulberg at Tricia Elizabeth Design.

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