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Nebula Painting Tutorial

Supplies Used:
20″ x 16″ Canvas
Matisse Derivan FLOW in Australian Salmon Gum and Magenta
Golden Fluid Acrylic in Iridescent Bronze (Fine)
Reeves Acrylic in Titanium White
Various brushes (shown in video)
Dry Mop Brush
Bristle Tool
Fine Mist Spray Bottle

Hello ladies and gentlemen, I’m SO happy to have you here!

I’ve never taught via video before, so I’m really counting on you to tell me what you want and need from me!

It’s important to me to give you the space to follow along and paint with me, so everything is in real time.

Rather than taking you through a whole giant painting (the video would be hours, nobody got time for that!), I’m showing you the technique that I’ve developed through experimentation over the past 20-some years in a series of nugget-sized videos.

I use this technique in clouds, waves, nebulae, abstract, all over the place. I’d love to see you apply it to your art and decor projects and see what you come up with!

All supplies I use are listed, but don’t feel like you need the exact things I use to do it! ANY soft bodied or flow paint will work for this!

Future videos will be shaped by your feedback, so please give me ALL your thoughts and questions! Have ALL THE FUN!

Love & gratitude,

Emily ūüôā

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Nebula Painting Tutorial

Supplies Used:
20″ x 16″ Canvas
Matisse Derivan FLOW in Aqua Green Light
Golden Fluid Acrylic in Iridescent Bronze (Fine)
Reeves Acrylic in Titanium White
Various brushes (shown in video)
Dry Mop Brush
Bristle Tool
Fine Mist Spray Bottle

Hello ladies and gentlemen, I’m SO happy to have you here!

I’ve never taught via video before, so I’m really counting on you to tell me what you want and need from me!

It’s important to me to give you the space to follow along and paint with me, so everything is in real time.

Rather than taking you through a whole giant painting (the video would be hours, nobody got time for that!), I’m showing you the technique that I’ve developed through experimentation over the past 20-some years in a series of nugget-sized videos.

I use this technique in clouds, waves, nebulae, abstract, all over the place. I’d love to see you apply it to your art and decor projects and see what you come up with!

All supplies I use are listed, but don’t feel like you need the exact things I use to do it! ANY soft bodied or flow paint will work for this!

Future videos will be shaped by your feedback, so please give me ALL your thoughts and questions! Have ALL THE FUN!

Love & gratitude,

Emily ūüôā

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Abstract Painting Tutorial

Supplies Used:
12″ x 9″ Canvas
Reeves Acrylic in Paynes Grey and Titanium White
Various brushes (shown in video)
Dry Mop Brush
Fine Mist Spray Bottle

Hello ladies and gentlemen, I’m SO happy to have you here!

I’ve never taught via video before, so I’m really counting on you to tell me what you want and need from me!

It’s important to me to give you the space to follow along and paint with me, so everything is in real time.

Rather than taking you through a whole giant painting (the video would be hours, nobody got time for that!), I’m showing you the technique that I’ve developed through experimentation over the past 20-some years in a series of nugget-sized videos.

I use this technique in clouds, waves, nebulae, abstract, all over the place. I’d love to see you apply it to your art and decor projects and see what you come up with!

All supplies I use are listed, but don’t feel like you need the exact things I use to do it! ANY soft bodied or flow paint will work for this!

Future videos will be shaped by your feedback, so please give me ALL your thoughts and questions! Have ALL THE FUN!

Love & gratitude,

Emily ūüôā

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Cloud Painting Tutorial

Supplies Used:
12″ x 9″ Canvas
Matisse Derivan FLOW in Australian Salmon Gum
Reeves Acrylic in Titanium White
Various brushes (shown in video)
Dry Mop Brush
Fine Mist Spray Bottle

Hello ladies and gentlemen, I’m SO happy to have you here!

I’ve never taught via video before, so I’m really counting on you to tell me what you want and need from me!

It’s important to me to give you the space to follow along and paint with me, so everything is in real time.

Rather than taking you through a whole giant painting (the video would be hours, nobody got time for that!), I’m showing you the technique that I’ve developed through experimentation over the past 20-some years in a series of nugget-sized videos.

I use this technique in clouds, waves, nebulae, abstract, all over the place. I’d love to see you apply it to your art and decor projects and see what you come up with!

All supplies I use are listed, but don’t feel like you need the exact things I use to do it! ANY soft bodied or flow paint will work for this!

Future videos will be shaped by your feedback, so please give me ALL your thoughts and questions! Have ALL THE FUN!

Love & gratitude,

Emily ūüôā

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2018 : An Epic Year Indeed

I love sitting down during the last couple weeks of the year to reflect on all the amazingness that has manifested. In 2016, I started keeping a list on the wall in my studio so I could write down every time something super awesome happened. It’s a great practice and has really upped my vibration, I highly recommend trying it!

Here are some of my favorite moments from 2018 <3

  1. The Vermont Bride Feature
Vermont Bride Feature : Lyric Scarves


2. This Minted win for their new line of wall murals!

3. A trip to Colorado to see my bestie! We have the same birthday, and we celebrated like the #bossassbitches that we are. It was wonderful and love-filled and perfect <3

4. I met Miguel

This was crazy, and by no doing of my own! A lovely friend of a friend had an extra VIP pass that her man totally wasn’t interested in, so I got to ride along! You see that floating look in my eye? Yeah, I couldn’t even make eye contact, let alone have a coherent conversation. But I painted him and Nazanin a little painting and he thought it was awesome, so that was cool. If this ever happens again, I’ll do my best to complete a sentence -_-. Also, the show was effing amazing.

5. The La Cantera Gallery opened, and has been selling my work like hotcakes and getting it into other prestigious locales, such as Kuper & Sotheby’s International Luxury Real Estate at the Dominion in San Antonio! I’m so grateful to be a part of something so beautiful!

6. Formation and Ariella. This one’s pretty important to me. Ariella found my work online and wanted to fill her beautiful fitness studio Formation with it – a community of women supporting women and creating more positive beauty in the world – and I was all about it. To top it off, Ariella is this amazing woman whom I now joyfully call my friend, and I’m so grateful she found me!

8. Epic Exchanges Podcast. I’m so grateful to have been invited to the Power of Story / Epic Exchanges Podcast this year, and then invited back a second time! It was a wonderful experience, and so fun! Have a listen below if you haven’t yet!

10. Mastermind Retreat. Last year these amazing women and I found each other at an entrepreneur event in San Diego, and now I can’t imagine life without them! There are 3 missing from this pic, but most of us were able to come together this fall in BC and it was SO incredible. It’s so exciting when like minds converge with purpose and mission – worlds change!

11. A month in Hawaii with Bella. My precious lil niece got a new baby brother this year, so the bro flew me out to keep Bella entertained while mom took care of herself and the new babe! We went to the beach, tried to find turtles, watched lots of birds, and snuggled so hard. I’m so so grateful that I live the kind of life that allows me to have a month-long slumber party with my favorite little darling. My heart is bursting!

12. Abraham Hicks, the most impactful item on this list.

The last couple of years have been a super deep dive into my Self, and the second half of this year has been especially intense in that regard. Once I came upon the work of Abraham via Esther Hicks, things accelerated in every way. I’m not going to go into detail about their work here, I will let you do that investigation yourself if you’re interested. If you’re into meditation, manifestation and the Law of Attraction, you’ll likely be pretty pumped about it.

This was a year of women stepping into themselves, stepping into their power, myself included. It’s a new dawn, it’s a new day…and I’m feelin’ GOOD.

13. And just for fun, don’t forget about this adorable little old man I saw in Barnes & Noble.

Happy holidays, THANK YOU 2018 and cheers to 2019! I can’t wait to see what she has in store for us <3

So much love and gratitude,

Emily ūüôā

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Part 8: RESOURCES | Permission Granted : How to Create the Life You Want to Live

There are so many people and things that have helped me on this crazy entrepreneurial journey.

But the number one greatest tip I can share with you is to create or join a Mastermind.

I found mine at a live Amy Porterfield event last year, and I can’t put into words how much of a game-changer it was.

We’re a group of 7 women, all with different types of businesses, at different places in our businesses, and all completely invested in ourselves and lifting each other towards our individual goals. We all bring a range of experiences and backgrounds to the table, and it enables us to collectively approach and solve any and every business challenge we face.

I spent the first 5 years of my business in mental isolation – researching, reading, watching, learning, absorbing, implementing. I had a couple friends that I talked to about little bits, but that was it.

Having a tribe of women around you that have the same ambitious mindset and goals will take all of you to the next level.

Don’t know where to start?

Join us over in the Permission Granted¬†community, where¬† you’ll find other purpose-driven women to lift you up on the journey to creating your ideal life.

You’ll find inspiration, business guidance, motivation, love, support and others who feel like their lives are not within their control – but are learning to take back their power.

The following is a living, regularly updated list of books, mentors, apps and other resources that have helped me along this journey. Every name is a link, so explore away! And if you have anything that would be great to add, contact me!

Books

The Confidence Code : Katty Kay

The Modern Guide to Witchcraft : Skye Alexander

#Girlboss : Sophia Amoruso

Reason for Hope : Jane Goodall

Everything by Malcolm Gladwell

The Art of Work : Jeff Goins

The War of Art : Steven Pressfield

Choice Theory : William Glasser, M.D.

Building a Story Brand : Donald Miller

Moonology : Yasmin Boland

The Power of Habit : Charles Duhigg

Art, Money & Success : Maria Brophy

High Performance Habits : Brendon Burchard

You Don’t Look Fat, You Look Crazy : Ashley Longshore

Profit First : Mike Michalowicz

Big Magic : Elizabeth Gilbert

You Are A Badass and You Are a Badass at Making Money : Jen Sincero

Originals : Adam Grant

Business & Entrepreneurship

Marie Forleo

James Wedmore

Amy Porterfield

Melyssa Griffin

Donald Miller

Tracy Matthews

Jess Van Den

Jeff Goins

Kelly Rae Roberts

Spiritual & Manifestation

Denise Duffield-Thomas

Sarah Prout

Jenn Kosh

Abraham Hicks

Apps

Mint

Preview

Canva

Tailwind

Evernote

If you know of anything that would jive with this list, please comment so everyone can benefit!

Emily Magone is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to Amazon.com.

**I do not link to or recommend items that I myself haven’t read, used and love!**

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Part 7: BREATHE | Permission Granted : How to Create the Life You Want to Live

it’s¬†ok

…to work at (multiple) jobs you don’t like.

…to go back to work after quitting to start your business.

…to do whatever you have to do to live your life and pay the bills while you slowly plant and cultivate the seeds of your dreams.

When I first started my business, I was able to quit my day job within a year because it took off so quickly due to the location and environment I was in. When we moved, I had to re-craft my business to fit the new market and circumstances. I also had to seek a ‘regular’ job again because the business income became inconsistent. When we move again (my husband’s job relocates us frequently), I’ll have to adjust again.

It’s all part of the journey, and every change brings valuable lessons for moving forward!

You have to trust the universe and know that everything is going to work out exactly the way it’s supposed to.

You can do this.

So there it is.
It’s¬†all¬†in¬†your¬†hands¬†now.
What are you going to do about the Thing?
You dream about it for a REASON. It lives in you for a REASON.

There¬†is¬†never¬†going¬†to¬†be¬†the¬†‘perfect¬†moment’¬†to¬†do¬†anything.
The perfect time is NOW. Right this minute. Time is not stopping.

It’s going to carry on, faster than you think.

What are you going to do with those moments?

Tell me. What does your soul say?
Why¬†wouldn’t¬†you¬†use¬†those¬†moments¬†to¬†get¬†The¬†Thing?
It’s¬†YOUR¬†THING.
Life is not meant to be merely observed.

We are all capable of more, and everything you need to bring your dreams into reality is within you.

You have to start where you are to get to where you want to be.

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Part 6: KNOW THYSELF, GROW THYSELF | Permission Granted : How to Create the Life You Want to Live

Do you know yourself? Do you LOVE yourself?
This is very important, and you musn’t forget.
The essence of The Thing is YOU.
The real, authentic you.
The Thing can only come into the world through YOU. Otherwise the Thing wouldn’t be in YOUR mind, it would be in someone else’s.
Remember in the first section when I talked about listening?
That is the key to everything – to LISTEN to your higher Self. To your gut, to your intuition, to your instinct, whatever you want to call her.
She is YOU.  Channel her.

Tap¬†into¬†her,¬†get¬†to¬†know¬†her,¬†feel¬†her¬†…become¬†her.

This is going to look different for everyone. This can be a spiritual thing, an intellectual thing, a physical exploration thing, a solo-traveling thing…it depends on who you are and what you’re into.

Make¬†Self-love¬†and¬†personal¬†growth¬†a¬†priority¬†–¬†schedule¬†it¬†in.

And¬†know¬†that¬†it’s¬†always¬†ongoing,¬†always.¬†This¬†isn’t¬†something¬†that¬†anyone¬†else¬†can¬†do¬†for¬†you,¬†you¬†have¬†to¬†do¬†this¬†for¬†yourself.

My inward journey has been all of the above with an emphasis on nature – travel, crystals, moon cycles and such. I share all of my favorite resources and more on the last page of this book.

The point is to focus on being YOUR best Self and seeking clarity around what that looks like for you – everything else, including your relationships, will fall into alignment.

The better you know your Self, the more confident, authentic, courageous, motivated and powerful you are. And that is good for EVERYONE, because…

you being your best Self makes the world better.

Can you imagine if every woman on Earth were constantly moving toward maximum potential? What an incredible world we could create!

 

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