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January 12, 2022
Easy Ways to Get Motivated to Paint!

VIDEO: Easy Ways to Get Motivated to Paint!

Do you remember the last time you made a painting that you felt really really good about? Sometimes the hardest part is getting started. If 2021 fell by the wayside for you, this can be the year you finally LIVE AS AN ARTIST – making paintings that you love, and […]
December 20, 2021
create your one precious art life

Create Your One Precious Art Life in 2022

Today a friend sent me one of my favorite quotes by Mary Oliver, “What is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life?” I remembered that life is not an arrival. It is a step by step choice leading you to the life of your dreams…. […]
December 12, 2021
How Laura unlocked her art and started selling - Artist interview with Kellie Day

How Laura Unlocked Her Art & Made Passionate Paintings that Sell

 Laura was stuck and not painting. Her fears and underconfidence were holding her back. In 3 months she developed a series, started finding her style and getting commissions. Discover the secret to what unlocked Laura’s Art in this Artist interview! Watch the video above. Find out the secrets that unlocked […]
December 4, 2021

Are You Good Enough to be an Artist?

Everyone thinks Art is just about talent.  Either you have it or you don’t. The common thought is that if you don’t make great paintings off the bat you might as well give it up. Listen to this classic story and learn what YOU need to be good enough to be […]
December 4, 2021
Kellie-Day animal lovers art show in Telluride Colorado

NEW Animal Love Art Show, in Telluride Colorado

Do you love animals and colors that make your heart full? I do too. I’ve been working for months to fill this room with big colorful ART. So that when you walk in, your spirit is immediately lifted.  If you’re in Telluride in December or January, be sure to stick […]
November 9, 2021
Art for healing

Video: Art for Healing

Enjoy these short clips of how you can get in the flow and enjoy the healing affects of painting. It’s a lot of pressure if you’re just trying to make an amazing painting. But if you look at your art as a way to relax and feel soothed, it can […]
November 9, 2021
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Is Your Day Job Draining Your Soul?

 You’ve been working several decades at a meaningful job but now the balance is gone in your life. When you were younger you were free, and open and creatively flowing. But now you’re tired, and burnout, and it’s hard to have energy or ideas for your painting after work…. […]
November 4, 2021
share your soul

Video: Get Inspired to Paint!

 The world can use a little uplifting Art inspiration right now – so here it is from my studio to YOURS… Enjoy these mixed media painting clips and motivational messages to put a smile on your face, and lift your energy today. This video will motivate you to get […]
November 1, 2021
Don’t Wait for Permission to Create Your Art Life

Don’t Wait for Permission to Create Your Art Life

Don’t wait for permission to start your Art life. Most often it will never come. The time is never perfect. Your family will always need you. The world isn’t going to open up and tell you it’s “OK” to do it. The only person who can give you permission to make […]
October 22, 2021
Art for healing

Video: ART & Healing

 A lot of women come to me because they’ve had trauma in their past. Or they had neglectful or even abusive parents. Often they were told, “You’re not good enough” or “You can’t make a living as an artist”. Now matter how much work you do on yourself, these […]
October 15, 2021
From settling in life to landing a gallery, an interview with artist Kathe Lisy and Kellie Day

How She Stopped Settling & Launched Her ART– an interview with Kathe Lisy

 Kathe Lisy was tired of settling her whole life. She raised her children, and now her grandchild, and was working full time. She made a decision that she didn’t want to settle anymore, it was her turn finally for her Art. In the last year she learned to make […]
October 8, 2021
Kellie Day on being perfectly imperfect with art

Being Imperfectly Perfect – 6 ways to turn a new leaf with your Art

It’s OK to be imperfect in this world. In fact, not allowing yourself to be imperfect can be EXACTLY what holds your Art back. Today I give you 6 ways to accept your imperfections so you can turn a new leaf with your Art! If you have lots of techniques […]
September 30, 2021
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5 Roadblocks that Stop Your Art – and How to Move Past Them

 Here are 5 reasons Artists often give up or get stuck with their Art. If you can make this simple shift, you can make paintings for the rest of your life. Often times artists hit a roadblock with their art, and they give up. Something happens that they don’t […]
August 23, 2021
Make Today Your Someday

Make Today Your Someday

 Most of us wait for our ideal life. We do this simply because of good reasons: I’ll wait until the kids go to college or graduate I’ll wait ‘til I retire Until I have enough money Until I lose 10 or 20 pounds Until my husband or partner does […]
August 15, 2021
Women show said YES to their Art

Women who said YES to their Art

 This week 12 women gathered via zoom to talk about  how they’ve created their lives as Artists and what keeps them going. Watch this video to hear their stories. Kristina: “I’ve come to accept who I am, and I’m comfortable with it, and I’m still going out there and […]
August 3, 2021

How Your Habits are Crushing Your Painting

I spoke with a lovely woman this week who hadn’t painted in years. Instead, she got up everyday and did the laundry and dishes instead. She wanted to paint badly – to share beauty and joy with the world. She had a wonderful family and other creative outlets who enjoyed, […]
July 16, 2021
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How to Mix My Favorite Blue

 Enjoy this quickie inspiration video on how to mix colors by following what you LOVE, and keeping it simple! We’ll mix my favorite blue with Acrylic paints. If you only have a few minutes, pop into your art room and learn this new color gem to enhance your paintings. […]
July 11, 2021
When you feel LAZY for taking time for yourself

When you feel LAZY for taking time for yourself

I was talking with one of my students this week and she told me she felt like she was LAZY if she did things for herself. She was brought up believing you had to be productive to have VALUE. Sound familiar? So often I hear women say they are neglecting […]
July 6, 2021
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Healing, Soothing Art

Art is one of the most powerful ways to transmit calm and healing energy. When my dad was recently in the hospital for three weeks, I would walk up and down the halls, and the only thing that made it nice were the windows, and the Art. Although I love […]
June 26, 2021
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The 5 Step Roadmap to Make Paintings You Love for the Rest of Your Life

 Hello Beautiful Artist! Did you miss my LIVE class last week? If you want to start making paintings you LOVE for the rest of your life, don’t miss this powerful, life-changing VIDEO…  Click here to watch This VIDEO is for YOU if … You’re resisting doing anything for yourself […]