Margo is joined by fine artist and surface pattern designer, Sarah Golden. Based out of Sacramento, California, Sarah paints abstracts, botanicals, and designs fabric for Andover Fabrics. She loves working on multiple projects and getting paint on her hands as well as the freedom and intuitive workflow of abstract painting. For her surface design work, block-printing, painting both traditionally and digitally, and pen on paper are her mediums and she has a deep love for Scandinavian design, a simple and clean aesthetic, vintage fabrics, geometrics, and low-volume prints. Sarah is a habitual maker and learning enthusiast. Her studio practice is dedicated to deep work, experimenting, working in a series, and play.
Margo and Sarah discuss:
Her creative path and making it work when life throws curves
How and why she follows her gut
The power of consistency and how it’s played a role in her own creative evolution
What it means to have a good foundation in order for people to discover you
How her work has translate into licensing
What work-life balance means to her
How she dedicates her time to deep work and experimentation
Connect with Sarah:
People inspiring Sarah:
Sandi Hester’s YouTube channel: I love seeing all the sketchbook goodness and how she uses so many different types of media.
Jockum Nordstrom: Swedish artist who makes collage work, a lot is figurative work, the paper, and colors, watercolor on cut paper is so charming.
My accountant Hannah Cole of Sunlight Tax is such an incredible advocate and resource for artists. I’ve been a part of her Money Bootcamp for a few years now and I’ve grown a lot as an artist and basic adult because of her.