Imagine having a dream that fills your heart, yet fear and doubt hold you back. That was the reality for Matt Philleo, a portrait painter with a passion for creating art that captures the essence of his subjects. However, Matt's journey took a transformative turn, thanks to the guidance and mentorship of artist and visionary, Matt Tommey.
A Conversation That Sparked It All
It all began with a simple conversation. Matt's mother-in-law, seeing his inner struggle, asked him a question that would change his life: "What do you believe God has called you to do?" Matt's response was filled with hesitancy and fear; he longed to paint full-time but doubted whether he could trust God for his needs.
Meet Matt Philleo, the Portrait Painter
Matt Philleo's artistic journey is centered around the creation of luminous portraits using acrylics and a unique glazing technique. His journey, however, had its share of challenges and setbacks.
Dreams in Progress: The Early Years
In 2009, Matt took the plunge into full-time artistry, and initially, things went well. Commissions flowed in, and it seemed like a dream come true. But then, as life often does, challenges struck. Portrait commissions came to a halt, leaving Matt and his family struggling financially.
The Turning Point: Discovering Matt Tommey
Amidst the struggle, Matt discovered Matt Tommey's videos, which resonated deeply with him. Matt Tommey's unique approach to art, faith, and business integration caught Matt's attention. He found guidance not only in the creative aspect but also in practical marketing techniques.
The Created to Thrive Mentorship Program
Matt Philleo's journey led him to the "Created to Thrive" Mentorship Program, where the fusion of faith and marketing prowess became a reality. The program offered:
Despite the setbacks and initial doubts, Matt Philleo trusted in the journey set before him. His art business flourished, with a steady stream of commissions and opportunities. Matt found himself in a home on five acres of land with a beautiful studio for his art classes, all blessings he attributes to faith and resilience.
Join the Journey of Transformation
Matt Philleo's journey is a testament to the power of faith, mentorship, and a community of like-minded artists. If you're an aspiring artist seeking transformation, the "Created to Thrive" Artist Mentorship Program is your path to success.
Don't let doubt hold you back. Trust in your journey, just as Matt Philleo did, and see your artistry flourish. Visit Matt Tommey's Mentorship Program to embark on your transformational journey today.
Let faith, mentorship, and community be your guides as you create art that not only reflects your soul but also touches the hearts of others.
These case studies are based on the stories of artists who are members of the Created to Thrive Artist Mentoring Program. They have shared their own stories in their own words.