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August 6, 2020
3 Ways to Get Out of Perfectionism in Your Art

3 Ways to Get Out of Perfectionism in Your Art

 I get sooooo many emails from women who are struggling with being stuck in perfectionism in their Art. Today I want to talk with you about the 3 things it takes to finally break out of your perfectionism, and start painting freely. If you’re stuck in perfectionism, you can […]
July 31, 2020
the secret to finally painting again

The Secret to Finally Painting Again

 So many women are not able to put themselves first, and go for decades without painting. Here are some reasons why you might not be able to put your Art first, and why this one Shift will change your life. You feel guilty putting your Art first You were […]
July 23, 2020
When everyone else's Art feels better than yours

When everyone else’s Art feels better than yours

 There are moments in our Art where we feel shut down, and comparing ourselves to others is one of them. I believe were all came here with something that we’re meant to share here on this Earth. If you’re a Creative, you can see beauty and are meant to […]
July 19, 2020
painting flowers with mixed media by kellie day

Painting Flowers with Mixed Media

I’m a seasonal painter, how about you? What I mean by that is that all the beauty that’s around me is so inspiring that I paint what’s happening at the moment. If it’s winter, I paint snowy mountains, if it’s fall, I paint golden Aspen Trees, and if it’s spring, […]
June 29, 2020

5 Myths that Keep You from Your Art- and How to Bust Them

 Living your fullest life as an artist means you are using your biggest gifts, and you’re not keeping them inside of you. If life feels a little dull right now, and you’re longing to wake up with the spark of knowing your an Artist, let’s be honest… If you […]
June 20, 2020

Poppy Painting Demonstration

 Welcome to my Studio! It’s always great to have art inspiration laying around to keep you going, so this week I’m painting poppies, and here’s a demonstration… If you’re short on inspiration, you’re not alone. These have been challenging times for everyone, so start by giving yourself some grace. […]
June 19, 2020

‘Magic’ and ‘joy’ Art, music light up the night in Ridgway

Art, music light up the night in Ridgway By Leslie Vreeland, Contributing Editor See the full article here, or read it below… There are not a lot of places where you can tour an art gallery in person or listen to live music these days. In Ridgway, you can do […]
June 9, 2020
Kellie Day June Exhibit Creatures at the 610 Gallery

610 Art Gallery June Exhibit: Kellie Day “Creatures” 

Join us on Friday, June 12 from 5-7 pm for the first exhibition of the summer at the 610 Arts Collective gallery, Kellie Day’s “Creatures”, a magical expression of the creatures in Colorado through spray paint, large scale syringed lines, collage and paint. Although a formal “Opening” is not possible at […]
June 6, 2020

Finding Your Style as an Artist

 You want your own style – and you want people to see a twist of YOU in your art. Maybe your art looks like your teacher’s, or your favorite artist’s… OR your art is a copy of paintings you like, and you don’t know how to put YOU in […]
May 29, 2020

When You’re Afraid to Ruin Your Painting

 Do you think your paintings are going to be great if you’re holding back, afraid to ruin them? So many women get stuck, and don’t finishing paintings (for years!), because the’re afraid to ruin their paintings. Which leads to not even starting their paintings, because they get caught in […]
May 18, 2020

How to Paint Mixed Media Butterflies

 This video is taken from my instagram live. In this free class I teach you how to paint mixed media butterflies. Enjoy this super playful, loose painting project, painting butterflies with me. If you’re interested in learning mixed media painting, or you just want to loosen up and explore […]
May 2, 2020

How to Ignite Your Painting during Home-bound Times

 In this video I go over how to get going with your painting during these home bound times, AND give you the resources to make it happen. I’m talking with a LOT of women who are at home realizing NOW is the time to paint. They awakening to the fact […]
April 12, 2020
mixed media bird painting class

How to Paint Mixed Media Birds

 For those of you who are looking for playful art projects during these home-bound days, here’s a class on how to paint mixed media birds. This is a great beginner project, if you’re interested in learning mixed media painting. OR for experienced artists who could use an uplifting exercise […]
March 18, 2020

Quickie Art Projects to Lift You Up

 During these wild times, I wanted to reach out to all of you Creative Souls with some quickie Art Projects to lift your spirits. I’ve just loaded two new “Quickie Art Project” ideas this week to my YOUTUBE channel, and there will be more to come, to help you […]
March 13, 2020
Turning to Art in Turbulent Times

Turning to Your Art for Solace & Joy in Turbulent Times

 If you’re having questions about what’s going on in these turbulent times, it can feel a little anxiety ridden. You can feel ungrounded, or disjointed from your inner calm and creative spirit. Right now, more than ever, it’s so important to turn to our Art for Solace and Joy. If […]
February 14, 2020

Colorado Mountain Art Retreat LIVE Q & A

 If you’re pondering the Colorado Mountain Art Retreat, just a reminder this is the last weekend for the Early Bird special! Click here to Join us. This May, I’m teaming up with abstract artist Heather Neilson to lead you on a unique and rich creative adventure to take your art to […]
January 24, 2020
is your fear keeping you from being an artist

Is Your Fear Keeping You from Being an Artist? – The Story of 3 Letters

 I received an email from a woman today who “doesn’t want to die with all of this art inside of her” … but she is afraid to start. Afraid she isn’t good enough, afraid to waste money and time. Are you one of these women? This video explores the […]
December 29, 2019
how to make your paintings more professional

How to Make your Paintings More Professional

This week in our Facebook group poll, a lot of women asked how to make their paintings look more professional. In this video I give you SIX TIPS for moving your paintings to a more professional level. If you keep doing the same thing you have been doing for years, […]
December 15, 2019
Are limiting beliefs holding you back from being an artist?

Are Your Limiting Beliefs Keeping You from Being an Artist?

 Some women don’t believe they are good enough, and it literally keeps them from making paintings. •   They have the fear of messing their paintings up, and they don’t have the confidence to trust in themselves, or the tools to work through these tricky spots. •    Or maybe […]
December 6, 2019
Jean Silver interview with Kellie Day

Jean went from Lack of Confidence to Painting Daily & Feeling Worthy

 This video is taken from my Transform Your Art Facebook Group for women who want to go from Dabbling in art, to creating Professional Quality Paintings Jean’s confidence and motivation to create were waning. She had tried imitating other artists, and taken a lot of online courses, but still didn’t […]