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Lessons for the heart-expanding Artist.

June 2, 2024

Discover the Magic Behind My Latest Painting🌸

I’m thrilled to share something special with you today! 🌟 I just completed a vibrant commission of parrot tulips for my dear friend Kim. Creating this piece for her required me to connect to spirit and soul to bring her vision to life. Click here to see the quick video […]
April 30, 2024

A Sneak Peek into My Desert Art Exhibit

I made this little video to share with you the meaning and influences of these paintings I’ve been creating over the last 8 months. But also, to give you a glimpse of what it takes to create a body of work, and what an artist goes through. My upcoming solo […]
April 25, 2024

From School Teacher to Artist- an interview with Carla Chantry

Carla was retiring from teaching for 27 years. She needed to get back to her art again; it was something within her heart. She had always had a passion for art, and she wasn’t fulfilled without it. Together we worked to help her transition from teacher to artist and develop […]
April 7, 2024

How to Go From Being in a Career to Being a Creative

Going from a career to being a creative can be a huge transition. Especially putting all the pieces together to go from A-Z and become a practicing, happy Artist. Let’s talk about how to do it… Do you want to make your work stronger and learn to make professional paintings, […]
April 2, 2024

Finding Inspiration: Tips to Energize Your Painting Finish

I don’t often write about finishing paintings, but it’s something a lot of artists have questions on. “How do you know when your painting is finished?” There’s really no right or wrong way to answer this question. I believe paintings are never “finished”, they just stop in interesting places! I […]
March 9, 2024

Unlocking the Art that’s in You – The Crucial Element

If you’re like most of the women I work with, you’ve been out of touch with your painting for a long time. And that’s painful. You feel like something’s missing, that you’re incomplete, that your life is less sparkly than it could be. Oftentimes we feel like we’re not giving […]
March 7, 2024

Are you afraid you have nothing to say with your Art?

Artists sometimes fear they don’t have anything truly awesome inside of them to paint and share with the world. Can that be true? If you’re doubting you have something worth expressing, there’s a world of infinite art and creativity inside of you. There are 4 things that tap into the […]
February 11, 2024

How do you choose the right teacher to advance YOUR Art?

You’ve probably noticed there are a LOT of online Art classes these days… it’s a bit overwhelming. I created this to help you choose the teacher or method that’s best for YOU, so you can move forward with your Art – instead of stalling out. More and more, Art instructors […]
February 7, 2024

Art Success Stories from Brave, Creative Women

I’m about to show you some very brave creative women. These women were able to go from years of not painting much, (because they were raising family or had careers) to being professional-quality artists and showing and selling. In a very short time all of them began making paintings that […]
January 26, 2024

From Graphic Design to a Travel-Inspired Art Collection – An Interview with Artist Terri Goodness

Twenty five years ago Terri went to Art school, but life’s responsibilities took priority and she devoted herself to raising her children and caring for her father-in-law and the family business. As life got busier, Terri began feeling less happy and missing the days when Art was her passion. Her […]
January 23, 2024

Colorado Mixed Media Painting Retreat This June 2024!

Thank you for waiting for soooo long, I am sooo excited to share with you that it’s OPEN! My 2024 Colorado Mixed Media Painting Retreat! Early bird pricing is available until March 7. Spots are LIMITED and are already filling, so don’t wait… Here are all the glorious details! I’ve designed this exclusive […]
January 8, 2024

6 Game-Changing Practices to Be an Amazing Artist this Year

You deserve to create your most amazing Art this year and really feel like a recognized and loved Artist.💖 And I love supporting creative women like you. Which is why I created this coaching video to give you the 6 GAME CHANGING practices I teach my students, to create BIG success […]
December 31, 2023

Telluride Colorado Gallery Guide Cover

Ridgway artist Kellie Day art on the NEW Telluride, Colorado Gallery Guide.  Day currently has art hanging in Citizen’s State Bank and Wilkinson Public Library, curated by the Telluride Arts Organization. A solo show is scheduled for June, 2024 at the Telluride Arts Headquarters. Opening to be announced. View the […]
December 19, 2023

Make 2024 the Year of Your Art!

Don’t let another year go by without feeling happy and excited about your Art! Here’s a little inspirational painting video I put together for you to remember how much JOY your Art brings you. Watch this video and get inspired to make 2024 the year of your Art here:   […]
December 11, 2023

How Carla Manifested Huge Art Success – and You Can Too!

Carla and I worked together a 2 years ago and she created this amazing collection of paintings and developed a very textured, colorful unique style. She is super into painting animals and sea life from the Pacific Northwest where she lives. People love her work. She’s sold a bunch of […]
November 30, 2023

Nurture Your Soul with Creativity on Winter Nights

I don’t know about you, but when that sun goes down in the late afternoon, and it gets dark around five, I can feel really down. What really has gotten me UP lately, is getting into some easy art practices that can lead to bigger things. When it comes to […]
November 21, 2023

A Sneak Peak At My NEW Navajo Paint Horse Series & NEW Exhibit In Telluride Colorado

Happy Turkey week! I’ve been madly in love with road trips since my early 20’s. There’s nothing better than hopping in the car and going whichever way the wind blows you. One thing I’ve been moved by lately on my drives through the southwest, are the paint horses grazing in […]
November 12, 2023

How to carve out moments for your artistic soul

I’ve been creating LOTS of new paintings and listening to what my heart wants lately more than ever. Connecting with my Art is my true guide. This means that whatever is happening in my life, good or bad, everything feels right when I’m creating. Sometimes I see women who are […]
November 8, 2023

Her Art was Her Life Raft – an Interview with painter Bille von Roeder

Bille was making Art but she wasn’t that happy with it. Her husband had become ill and she had to stay close to home, and felt trapped. So she set up an Art studio there, to try to add light to her spirit, and have an escape. In the beginning […]
November 5, 2023

The Power of Believing in Yourself as an Artist

Did you ever notice that when your energy and happiness are low, that it feels like nothing’s going well? It’s a common law of the universe that when you’re UP things go well, and when you’re DOWN, things feel like kinda bad. What you focus on, you draw into your […]