online classes

November 4, 2017

Playing with Interference Paints

Interference Paints have a reflective property when viewed in the light, much like butterfly wings or fish scales. Learn how to use Interference Paints in this free, quick art tip. In this Art Tip video, I show you the products I use to create a quick iridescent butterfly with amazing, […]
September 27, 2017
how to paint a pineapple with kellie day

How to Paint a Pineapple

Practice layering acrylic paints and collage in this new instructional video, “How to Paint a Pineapple”. Do an acrylic pour, play with stencils, get wild and let the paint fly! This class includes a supply list, instructional video and step by step instructions on how to paint a wild and […]
March 4, 2017
Adding watercolor to mixed media paintings on canvas - with Kellie Day

Adding Watercolor to your Mixed Media Paintings on Canvas

Add the rich washes of watercolor onto your mixed media canvases! In this bite-size e-class I’ll show you how to create watercolor washes you can add to your canvas. We’ll create a mini painting with these effects, and I’ll show you how to complete the entire painting.   Class Details: Description: Four videos that […]
January 30, 2017
20 Tips to loosen up your painting style

How to loosen up your painting style

Sometimes pushing the boundaries of what you’re used to painting can feel like writing with your left hand. Awkward, not fun, and definitely not pretty. But learning new techniques, taking risks and making mistakes are a great way to advance your style! This weekend I had a fabulous time teaching some very […]
December 16, 2016
Making Art Transfers on Mixed Media Collage with Kellie Day

Making Art Transfers on Mixed Media Collage

Turn art transfers into vibrant, mixed media paintings! In this bite-size e-class I’ll show you how to do art transfers and turn them into vibrant, mixed media paintings. Integrate your transfer with paint, canvas and collage into colorful works of art!  Watch the 1 minute preview video here: Class Details: CLASS PREP: You’ll […]
August 31, 2016
Paint Peekaboo flowers with me in this relaxed, mixed media painting class online!

Peekaboo Flowers Project – mixed media painting class

Join me in making relaxed, “peekaboo” flowers on a collaged canvas, in this bite-sized, mixed media painting class. Learn to paint these cheerful, mixed media flowers that make a great gift or art for your home.  In this bite-size art class I’ll take you through this flower-painting project that’s perfect for you and your creative […]
July 24, 2016
Experiment with my son's Spanish Homework ©Kellie Day

Are You Having Fun with Your Art?

Is your work suffering because it’s lost its sparkle? Having fun with your art is a key ingredient in making great work. Here are four ways to make the process more delightful! … Take time to screw off – Being playful in our everyday lives transfers to our spirit, and in turn to our […]
July 23, 2016
Creating a collage background for a mixed media painting, an online class with Kellie Day

Creating a Collage Background for Mixed Media Painting

Lesson 4 of my mixed media e-course, Pedal to Petal is now available as it’s own class! This bite-sized, collage class will teach you how to collage a canvas, and to become familiar with the materials you’ll need. Class Details: Description: Are you ready for an easy way to start your next painting? Learn to create a […]
June 4, 2016
pedal to petal mixed media painting e-course with kellie day

Pedal to Petal, mixed media painting e-course

What is it that lights you up in life? Is it waking up in a fancy hotel and getting away from it all? Or having a latte with a good friend in a chic cafe? Is it biking or climbing a mountain and pushing yourself physically? Or taking the day off and strolling through […]
June 4, 2016
Illustrating over paintings, a painting e-course with Kellie Day

Illustrating Over a Painting – an online painting class

This bite-sized, online painting class will teach you how to illustrate over an unfinished painting. Do you have an old painting that you never finished or don’t know what to do with? If it’s not too heavy with paint texture, you can illustrate over it and make it into a entirely […]
May 9, 2016
10 tips on how to live a more creative life

Ten Tips on How to Live a More Creative Life

Igniting your life as a creative person doesn’t just start when you put the brush on the canvas. It starts before that … It begins with those little habits of how you go through your day. By beginning to carve little treasures of time for yourself, you will start to […]
May 9, 2016
layering textures and paint with kellie day

Layering Textures & Patterns into a Flower Pot

This is the first of the Bite-Size Classes I’m developing for all of you to enjoy! These are colorful online, mixed media painting classes in video format that are affordable, uplifting and informative. Each class will contain little tidbits that you can incorporate into your own painting. Some will be for beginners, […]
September 20, 2015
dia de lost muertos mini skull paintings, a tutorial with Kellie DAy

Dia de los Muertos Mini Paintings – An Art Tutorial

Good morning! We are enjoying a glorious fall here in southwest Colorado and are about to head out into the desert today to visit the wild horses and stay in a cabin. As many of you know, one of my favorite folk art holidays is approaching, and I am already unable […]
May 30, 2015
Making handmade stamps, a free tutorial with Kellie Day

Creating Handmade Stamps

I thought it would be fun to show you how to make handmade stamps. Here’s a tutorial that shows you how to make simple stamps, and all the materials needed, along with a peek at more complex stamps that border on print making… Enjoy!   If you’d like to learn more about my mixed […]