Luisa Padro was deep into her MBA program and considering entering law school when she hit a crossroads in 2010.
She was checking off all of the boxes to make her family proud.
But something was tugging at her – it was a quiet voice inside that told her she really wanted to be a professional artist.
And this voice grew louder and louder until she could no longer ignore it.
Listen to this inspiring interview about how Artysta LuLu bet on herself and launched a successful career as a professional, independen artist!
How do you pivot to a career as a professional artist?
In this episode, we have a captivating guest whose art brings vibrant colors and cosmic wonder to life. Join us as we welcome Luisa Padró, better known as Artysta LuLu, a professional visual artist and expressionist painter. LuLu’spaintings offer a unique perspective, unveiling a childlike simplicity in the face of complex and otherworldly ideas. With every brush stroke, Luisa promotes peace, love, self-empowerment, and unyielding curiosity. Don’t miss Artysta LuLu’s most profound lessons learned as an artist, sharing wisdom and experiences that will resonate with creatives and entrepreneurs alike.
In this episode, you’ll learn:
- The secrets of creating “sellable” art
- How manifestation can help you achieve your dreams
- How to value your art
- About the artist’s delicate balance between creation and promotion
- How to deal with gatekeeping within the art community
03:25 How LuLu decided to pursue art professionally
08:12 What is sellable art?
15:15 How artists are alchemists
17:11 When Artysta LuLu knew she made it
19:49 Law of Attraction
21:18 Beginner’s Luck
25:37 Standing up for the value of your art
31:12 How Artysta LuLu balances her time creating versus marketing
34:00 Creating art with her artist husband
37:20 Gatekeeping and other challenges within the artist community
42:24 Artysta LuLu’s biggest lessons learned as an artist
About Artysta LuLu
Luisa Padro, who also goes by Artysta LuLu, is a visual artist/expressionist painter whose style mixes vivid, energetic, happy colors with cartoons and images of the cosmos. Her paintings bring a simplistic, childlike view to complex and out-of-this-world ideas, promoting peace, love, self-empowerment, and curiosity.
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Noteworthy Quote From This Episode
“Ask yourself who you’re really living your life for. Are you going to be proud of yourself? I came to a crossroads and decided that I would pursue art for MYSELF.”
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