The ‘Not-Starving Artist – How She Does It’ Podcast #03 – Ria Sharon

Interview with artist and online art teacher Ria Sharon.


Focus of the show:

  • Designing your life as an artist
  • How Ria’s own design products were created and are now sold in stores and online.
  • Life balance with a full-time job and how to turn a creative hobby into a career.

Ria Sharon is the artist behind the ‘Wild and Precious’ range – a line of functional and wearable art inspired by her love of nature and animals and her mindfulness practice. She is also one of the top 1% of teachers on the online learning platform Skillshare, where she teaches the popular “Sketchbook Magic” series. Her classes cultivate art as a process of self-care and self-discovery.


What are Ria Sharon’s main tips for creative success?

“Yes, you can design your life, you can ask for what you want. You can be the artist you want to be.”

“There’s something you can do for your art every day. Even just one thing.”

“Protect your art. Keep it fun.”


You can find out more about Ria here:




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