Ep.110: Johanna Tarkela on motivation in the moments of self-doubt

Hey, guys! In this episode, I am chatting with Johanna Tarkela, a self-taught artist from Finland, now residing in the UK. With a big love for the natural world and fantasy creatures, she works in digital media and creates believable atmospheric work.

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Key Takeaways

“Don’t be afraid to give things a “go”!”

  • Johanna studied both in a ‘brick school’ and online and the main advantage of the brick school that it helped her to come out of her shell because she was surrounded by other creative people
  • Johanna learned early on not to be too hard on herself and take time to be curious and observe a lot of things around herself
  • Johanna advises that you should always be kind to yourself and even if you have a bad day, just know you will have a good day later

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Special thanks to Johanna for joining me today. See you next time!

All artworks by Johanna Tarkela, used with permission

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