Color Crush Creative Guest Artist: Sara Schroeder
Website: Sara Schroeder on Etsy
I love vivid color and the way paint takes on its own life if you let it boss you around a bit. You’ll often see colors in my art reflective of Miami’s Art Deco style and tropical environment, and I have a soft spot for line, texture, and mark making. Many of my paintings are full of movement and feel reminiscent of the ocean. I work in watercolor, acrylic, mixed, and sometimes digital mediums. The practice of a…
Color Crush Creative Guest Artist: Connie Solera
My name is Connie Solera and I believe that art is a journey of the soul. An important facet of my own creative process has always been sharing with others. So for the last 20+ years I have poured my passion for art and creativity into teaching professionally, supporting the arts in various ways, and pursuing my own dreams as an artist wholeheartedly.
I started my career by teaching in art museums, art organizations, summer camps, after school…
Soul Fueled Art, Painting with Pamela J Bates
INTRODUCING PAMELA J BATES OF @pamelajbates
I'm Pam, a soul-fueled artist with a creative heart. Some of my earliest memories are of creating. I have created in many mediums, but the transformational power I have felt through painting led me to where I am today- painting with acrylics and watercolors. Time out in nature gathering inspiration or in studio painting, makes my soul sing. It always feels right. You will most often find me somewhere 'between meadow & sea'.
“Painting calmed t…
Go After Your Dreams, Painting with Kerri Blackman McCabe
INTRODUCING KERRI OF @KERRILMCCABE
Kerri is an intuitive painter living just outside of Portland Oregon. As a young creative child, Kerri filled her days with all forms of art, but she got married young and had a large family. After spending decades raising and homeschooling children, Kerri realized that if she didn’t give her art a voice she would deeply regret it. She went back to what she knew with tightly formed watercolor paintings until one day she came across Jesse Reno on YouTube and …
Riding the Rollercoaster of a Painting Career, Painting with Clair Bremner
INTRODUCING CLAIR BREMNER OF @CLAIRBREMNER
Clair Bremner is an abstract floral and landscape artist from Melbourne, Australia. Her artwork is inspired by nature and she likes to focus on bringing the outside in. Clair’s paintings are highly decorative, however they also serve as a reflection of the beauty and complexity that nature provides. She captures the essence of a landscape, stylizing it and makes it her own. Clair’s paintings are both a direct reflection of her surroundings and an im…
Work Towards the Next Thing, Painting with Melissa Doty
MELISSA DOTY OF @MELISSADOTY.ART
Melissa has had pen in hand as a near-constant doodler for over 40 years now, but it wasn’t until 2016 that she began to draw or paint - most days - with intention. .She is self-taught and currently spends each day in her basement studio making up for lost time. The majority of Mel’s work is watercolor and acryla gouache, but she wants to try it all! At the moment, she is working on bold, graphicky florals and geometric patterns, with the occasional West Virgi…
Listen to Your Intuition, Painting with Carolyn Mackin
INTRODUCING CAROLYN MACKIN OF @CAROLYNMACKIN
Carolyn Mackin is an intuitive artist living in Wellesley, Massachusetts just outside of Boston. She is drawn to cities filled with possibilities. The vibrant energy, white lights, patterns, and energy are all a wellspring from which she derives insight to guide her in her intuitive process of painting layer after layer of life and experience. The surrender to painting feels much like yoga or meditation practice to Carolyn.
“The intuitive mind i…
Ignore All Advice, Painting With Becca Bastian Lee
INTRODUCING BECCA BASTIAN LEE OF @BECCABASTIANLEE
Becca Bastian Lee is a Baltimore, Maryland based painter, photographer and creator and she doesn’t follow the rules, in art or life! She lets her intuition guide her as she creates ethereal abstract paintings, a beautiful style she has developed for herself. She is obsessed with discovering the beauty in everything around her. When looking at the natural world she sees the deeper colors that aren’t “really” there; the shapes and patterns th…
Trust Your Light, Painting with Laly Mille
Laly Mille is the guest teacher for the Artist Melange with Kellee Wynne Studios. You can learn more about the Studio Courses HERE.
INTRODUCING LALY MILLE OF @lalymille
Residing near the beautiful medieval town of Angers, France with her husband and two children, Laly has created a light-filled beautiful existence fueled by nature, art and loving-kindness. As an online teacher, she spreads her joyful approach as an artist to creatives all over the world.
Show up, just as you are.
Make art t…
Be Patient With Yourself, Painting with Roben-Marie
INTRODUCING ROBEN-MARIE OF @ROBENMARIE
An artist, instructor and woman of faith from Florida, Roben-Marie’s mission is to serve others and help them get the most out of their art as a hobby, or as a business. Roben-Marie’s own desire to learn and unquenchable curiosity keeps her fingers messy and heart happy.
“Don't wait until you think you know enough or have enough supplies. Be open to learning and experimenting and be patient with yourself.”