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October 22, 2021
art for healing

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 […]
June 23, 2021

FREE Masterclass this Saturday (NEW!)

I have a NEW, powerful Masterclass coming up THIS Saturday, so mark your calendar. This is the only time I’ll be doing this live, AND if you’re there you’ll get a VERY special offer:  Join me for The 5 Step Roadmap to Create Art with Confidence, Strengthen Your Style, and […]
June 7, 2021
When you're insecure about your art ability

When You’re Insecure about your Art Ability

 Hello beautiful Artist! Insecurity can keep you stuck or frozen in your art, and not able to create your best paintings. What holds you back for two years or twenty years with your art is not technique – it’s your mindset.  And you’ll know because you’ve taken all the […]
May 12, 2021
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Artist Kellie Day is Transforming Lives through Creative Expression

Artist Kellie Day is Transforming Lives through Creative Expression By Bonnie Stevens, FBN See the full article here, or read it below… Women across the country and beyond are calling Day’s art mentoring workshops ‘life changing’. Good luck will come to those who are prepared to greet it,” foretells the […]
April 27, 2021
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Express who you are and stop copying (The real reason you’re not expressing who you are.)

   If you’ve tried to express who you are through your Art, and stop copying, and you haven’t seen any progress – don’t give up! You absolutely 100% have something unique to share with the world – you just haven’t unlocked it yet. Do you want to express who […]
April 16, 2021
Busting through Extreme Critical Voices as an Artist

Busting through Extreme Critical Voices as an Artist

 Join us for this inspiring interview with Artist Mary Anne Myers. Mary Anne made only 2 paintings in the last 20 years because her critical voices in her head were paralyzing her. She would sit down to paint and then when it wasn’t looking the way she wanted, she […]
March 26, 2021
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The Most Important Shift to Making Unique Art

 Lots of women take Art classes to learn better technique. They want to make stronger paintings, and they hope that technique will get them there. They also hope that these classes will get them motivated to keep going, because so many women dream of having success with their art. […]
March 18, 2021
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Don’t Confuse Art and Money

Hi creative lady, Were you told not to pursue your Art because you couldn’t make a living at it? Let me be clear: There is making money … and there is making Art. *They are not the same thing.* >The purpose of Making Art is to fill your soul, and the […]
March 12, 2021

Put Your Unique Voice in Your Art

Do you feel like you have something special to share with the world, but you’re not sure what it is? If you’re timid or doubtful about what’s beautiful about YOU, you’re going to stay hidden with your art. Or …  if you’re trying to fit into someone else’s formula for […]
March 5, 2021

The Most Exciting Way to Create Art

The biggest reason women have trouble getting started with their Art, is that they think they’re supposed to create a “masterpiece”. When women have that much pressure – they freeze up and give on the painting. OR they get started, and then get stuck and don’t finish. The negative voices […]