Winners announced for 21 Secrets!

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Hi everyone!

I am super excited to announce the 2 winners to my giveaway:

Sharon Peart & Kimmy Hogan, congratulations!!!!!!!!

Thank you all so much for entering in the draw, and I hope you will be joining us in this WONDERFUL journey of discovering our magic through art!

xoxox

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What is 21 SECRETS?

  • In short, 21 SECRETS is a 150+ page downloadable eBook filled with 25+ hours of
    videos, full colored photos, templates, and clear instruction intended to inspire and
    deepen the way you approach art journaling.
    What makes 21 SECRETS even more special is that you receive all the content at once
    — YOU get to pick and choose which workshops to do and when! No waiting around for
    your favorites and no need to feel rushed or falling behind — these workshops are
    YOURS TO KEEP!
    In the Tell Your Story edition the teachers were invited to focus their attention on
    using mixed media and art journaling as a tool for visual storytelling.
  • When you purchase 21 SECRETS you automatically receive a confirmation
    email for their order, and then an email with information on how to download the 21 SECRETS eBook will be delivered by 9am PST on Monday, October 30th, when the workshop opens!

What will your receive when purchasing 21 SECRETS?

• A downloadable 150+ page eBook that contains 21 art journaling workshops packed with
25+ hours of videos, full color photos, templates, and clear instructional content that is
yours to keep.
• Unlimited access to all workshops at once! (Starting on Monday, October 30th.) You pick
and choose which ones you do and when. There is no time limit or deadlines to meet —
these workshops are yours to keep!
• Membership to the private 21 SECRETS Facebook community where you can share, be
inspired, and receive warm, supportive feedback.
• The opportunity to learn a variety of art journaling tools and techniques from the comfort of
your home/studio.
• Belong to a supportive online artist community that has been growing strong since 2010!
At 21 SECRETS we celebrate everyone’s unique expression and support artists in
becoming confident and courageous while creating from the heart!

So what are you waiting for? 😀 Come join in the fun and sign up

HERE

 

 

 

21 SECRETS GIVEAWAY ANNOUNCEMENT

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Hello friends!

I’m so excited finally to announce that I will be teaching in this year’s

21 SECRETS – “Tell your story”!

Sign up and get your coupon code: STORY to get $10 off here!

The Early Bird Sale starts at 3am PST on Wednesday, September 27th and closes
at 12am PST on Saturday, September 30th

(If you are one of the winners for my giveaway you will be reimbursed! 😀 )

 

 

What is 21 SECRETS?

In short, 21 SECRETS is a 150+ page downloadable eBook filled with 25+ hours of
videos, full colored photos, templates, and clear instruction intended to inspire and
deepen the way you approach art journaling.
What makes 21 SECRETS even more special is that you receive all the content at once
— YOU get to pick and choose which workshops to do and when! No waiting around for
your favorites and no need to feel rushed or falling behind — these workshops are
YOURS TO KEEP!
In the Tell Your Story edition the teachers were invited to focus their attention on
using mixed media and art journaling as a tool for visual storytelling.

When you purchase 21 SECRETS you automatically receive a confirmation
email for their order, and then an email with information on how to download the 21 SECRETS eBook will be delivered by 9am PST on Monday, October 30th, when the workshop opens!

What will your receive when purchasing 21 SECRETS?

• A downloadable 150+ page eBook that contains 21 art journaling workshops packed with
25+ hours of videos, full color photos, templates, and clear instructional content that is
yours to keep.
• Unlimited access to all workshops at once! (Starting on Monday, October 30th.) You pick
and choose which ones you do and when. There is no time limit or deadlines to meet —
these workshops are yours to keep!
• Membership to the private 21 SECRETS Facebook community where you can share, be
inspired, and receive warm, supportive feedback.
• The opportunity to learn a variety of art journaling tools and techniques from the comfort of
your home/studio.
• Belong to a supportive online artist community that has been growing strong since 2010!
At 21 SECRETS we celebrate everyone’s unique expression and support artists in
becoming confident and courageous while creating from the heart!

So what are you waiting for? 😀 Come join in the fun and sign up

HERE

 

My lesson for 21 secrets 2017

So what will I be teaching in this class? Here is a little recap and the photo of the project we will be doing 🙂

Discovering our own Magic
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Do you sometimes battle with your inner critic and wonder if you are good enough or if others will understand your art? I know I do. I had battled with this for a long time, down to the point where I had stopped creating completely. I didn’t know how to express my own voice and personality through my art. I didn’t want to tell other people’s story, I longed to tell my own.
I wanted to discover my own magic. I began a journey of self-discovery, of letting go of those fears, of opening up in my art. And I discover new things every day as I show up and paint.
I want to share with you how I do this, and why it is so important to express our own unique personality and voice through our art. We will gather all those wonderfully unique aspects of ourselves, and use them in our art to tell our own story and discover our true magic.

 

GIVEAWAY

After 7 years and 11 editions, 21 SECRETS Tell Your Story will be the very last and final edition of this wonderful program! So we are celebrating this epic event by giving away 2 PLACES EACH in this awesome class! yay!!

To enter my giveaway all you have to do is share this:

  1. Share this blog post on social media (Facebook, Instagram, twitter, etc) and let me know in the comments where you shared it! Each extra share you get more chances to win 🙂
  2. Comment below why you want to join this workshop with me!
  3. Sign up to follow my blog or newsletter pop-up! 😀

I will be announcing my 2 winners on Saturday morning! 😀

(anyone who’s already signed up will simply be reimbursed! )

SO LETS GET ON WITH THE FUN!!!

Come on and get your early bird $10 discount and find out who’s teaching in this amazing and super fun class!

21 SECRETS – TELL YOUR STORY 2017

Don’t forget your discount code: STORY 

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Woohoo! Hope to see you there! xoxx

much love,

Katrina

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The Survival and Triumph Event 2017

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Dear friends,

I am so excited to be a part of this amazing and meaningful event!

We will be starting starting Sunday the 24th of September and running for 8 days, with 14 amazing artists that include Annie Hamman, Jennifer Bonneteau, Lara Provost, Renata Loree, Jennifer Albin, Lynda Fortin King,Amanda Trought, Donna Davies Timm, Lauren Rudolph, Mystele Kirkeeng, Donna L. Martin, Jenny Doh, Dana Primrose Bloede, and myself 🙂

I am just a few weeks away from the birth of my second child, and can’t be more happy to be able to participate. 🙂

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This event with 14 artists will include about 15-20 pieces per artist with auction pieces, giveaways, fundraisers for Stephanie’s film, and much more!

As some of you know, Stephanie Gagos hosts this auction once a year in honor of the very important film she is creating called

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“Letter to my abusers: What I couldn’t say then”.

I really admire her for coming out and being brave by telling her own story, and encouraging others to do the same.

You can read more about Stephanie Gagos’ wonderful project here .

 

 

(My offer for this cause will be my painting “Suvivor”)

Survivor

To me, this theme is extremely personal and important. There are so many things I never dared to say but can finally express through my art.

I, like many of you reading this, have experienced hurt, pain, abuse, loss, depression.

But in life we have to learn to move forward, to be strong, and hold on to that tiny speck of hope that things would get better in the end, that there would be new beginnings, new life, and a new start with light, love and happiness.

Besides my personal experiences, I have also grown up as a relief and volunteer worker together with my family. In those years I have tried my best to encourage, cheer up, and bring a little hope to those that lost everything, in one way or another, and of the very things I have experienced myself.

All of the paintings I have painted in this auction tell a story of exactly those things.

A story of survival, of betrayal, of deep emotions.

  

 They tell of loss, of hurt, and of the deep need for protection..

But also of new life, new beginnings, and learning to trust once again.. 

Because I know that after the terrible darkness there is always light and peace to be found somehow…

 

If we can only hold on and be brave.

 

I hope you will join us in this amazing event! Your support means the world to me and us artists who just want to be brave and share our story (and many others) through art.

And thank you for stopping by!

To get to the auction event & maybe take home a piece that speaks to you, or even just pass by to cheer us on, go here:

The Survival and Triumph Auction Event 2017

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xox,

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Life Book 2018 Blog Hop & Give Away!

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Hello everyone!

I have some wonderful & exciting news! I am going to be teaching on Life Book 2018 next year!

I am SO thrilled and honored to be apart of this year’s amazing line-up and create some soulful art with all of you! Woohoo! 😀

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And even MORE exciting news is that I can give away 1 space on this amazing year-long art course! Keep reading to find out more about Life Book 2018 and to find out how you can win a spot! 🙂

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First let me tell you a bit more about Life Book in case you haven’t heard about it yet! “Life Book, a celebration and honoring of YOU” is a year-long mixed media art class organized by Tamara Laporte from Willowing Arts. Tam is joined by 23 incredible art teachers who are all gearing up to share their mixed media techniques, tips and tricks with YOU! PLUS this year, Life Book is going to be bigger and better by including another 12 fantastic artists and wellness guides who will focus on additional personal development practices and other art modalities, like sculpting, photography & writing!
Themed around self-development and healing, you’ll be creating several loose mixed media art journal pages per month which by the end of the year you will bind into a glorious journal (a Life Book)! You will have a wonderful keepsake that you can treasure for the rest of your life! You will
also be introduced to yoga, aromatherapy, dance and angel energy and other wellness exercises to help support your personal development journey more holistically and imagine the fun we will have getting introduced to and acquainted with some of the other wonderful art forms out there! You can find out a lot more about this wildly popular course (it has been joined by over 16500+ people in the past!) by clicking

HERE

I haven’t fully developed my class idea yet, but I have plenty ideas already and am super excited to be sharing my story and journey of healing through art with you! I love to express my voice and feelings through art, much like you can see in these paintings:

 

Registration opens on September 12th 2017 and the class begins on January 1st 2018.
So if you want to start the year with a fabulous creative BANG and spend 2018 with a wonderful creative community of like-minded souls, learning more about art and how to be kinder and more loving towards yourself, be sure to join once registration opens! 🙂 Keep this page bookmarked so that you can sign up the moment it goes on sale! 🙂

Now then, onto the give-away and blog hop! 🙂

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I can give away 1 space on Life Book 2018 to 1 lucky winner, yay! 🙂 And if you follow the blog hop (see below for links and dates) you can up your chances of winning a space by entering all the other give-aways also! 🙂
How to enter the give-away:
1. Share this give-away on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram or Google+

2. Sign up to my newsletter pop-up

3. Leave a comment below letting us know why you would love to join Life Book 2018!

I will announce the winner on the 15th of September! (anybody already signed up before this date will simply be reimbursed)

Here is the list of the other amazing teachers who will be teaching on Life Book – they too will be giving away a spot on Life Book so go check them out and enter their give-aways! 🙂

Saturday 19th August 2017 -> Tamara Laporte

Sunday 20th August 2017 -> Devorah Spilman 

Sunday 20th August 2017 -> Juna Biagioni

Monday 21st August 2017 -> Christie Drahnak 

Tuesday 22nd August 2017 -> Gabrielle J-C 

Tuesday 22nd August 2017 -> Laura Horn

Wednesday 23rd August 2017 -> Marielle Stolp 

Wednesday 23rd August 2017 -> Danielle Mack 

Thursday 24th August 2017 -> Lucy Brydon 

Friday 25th August 2017 -> Sarah Trumpp

Friday 25th August 2017 -> Effy Wild

Saturday 26th August 2017 -> Mystele Kirkeeng 

Sunday 27th August 2017 -> Deanna Jinjoe

Sunday 27th August 2017 -> Alena Hennessy

Monday 28th August 2017 -> Sharon Harkness-Dobler 

Tuesday 29th August 2017 -> Sophie Adamou 

Tuesday 29th August 2017  ->Amanda Grace 

Wednesday 30th August 2017 -> Jane Spakowsky 

Thursday 31st August 2017 -> Nanda Boukes 

Thursday 31st August 2017 -> Flora Bowley 

Friday 1st September 2017 -> Andrea Gomoll 

Saturday 2nd September 2017 -> Jo Klima 

Sunday 3rd September 2017 -> S Rebecca Leigh

Sunday 3rd September 2017 -> Julie Gibbons

Monday 4th September 2017 -> Ivy Newport

Tuesday 5th September 2017 -> Tara Marie Jack

Tuesday 5th September 2017 -> Annie Hamman

Wednesday 6th September 2017 -> Joy Ting Charde

Thursday 7th September 2017 -> Tara Morris

Thursday 7th September 2017 -> Louise Gale

Friday 8th September 2017 -> Wyanne Thompson

Saturday 9th September 2017 -> Katrina Koltes

Sunday 10th September 2017 -> Kathy Glynn

Monday 11th September 2017 -> Jeanne Marie Webb

 

Have a great time following the blog hop! 🙂
xoxo

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I’m Teaching in Paint Your Heart & Soul 2018!

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Hello, Art Lovers!

I’m SO excited to share that I’m going be to be teaching again in the amazing year long course called “Paint Your Heart and Soul 2018.” Woohoo! 😀

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This awesome course is a collaboration with 24 out of this world artists and instructors, who paint gorgeous, soulful art using a unique variety of styles and techniques.

We will share our knowledge, tips and tricks in order to create beautiful art!

This course is designed for individuals of all skill levels, ranging from a total beginner to an experienced artist!

In this course I’m going to teach two lessons:

For my main lesson we will painting our own story as a child portrait, similar to the image below. We will create this using acrylic and mixed media, adding a dramatic backdrop to tell our story in a unique and expressive way.

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For my bonus lesson, we will paint an intuitive painting with abstract background layers, much like the images below. We will combine this with a portrait in a more unusual angle, adding our spirit or power animal to tell a visual story.  

I am so excited to share these lessons with you and create some magic together! 😀

Click here to find out more about PAINT YOUR HEART AND SOUL 2018.

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This course is now open for registration, and if you register by December 1st, you can purchase the course at a DISCOUNTED PRICE! How awesome is that?

And what’s more is that I’m going to give one of you a FREE spot in the course!

GIVEAWAY

To enter the Giveaway, please do the following:

1. Share this image with the link below on your Social Media (FB, Instagram, Pinterest, etc)

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2.) Comment where you shared it, below. Each time you shared on different social channel I will enter your name to the draw, and why you would like to take this class!

Each share counts as one entry – multiple entries are encouraged!

I will announce the lucky winner on the 16th of September,  woohoo!

If you’ve already paid for the course and win the spot, you will get a full refund!

SIGN UP NOW FOR PYH&S 2018

 

I can’t wait to create together and hope to see you in class!

Oh another surprise! This past year’s Paint Your Heart and soul 2017 is going on a special, end-of-the-year discount for only $90! Get instant access to all the wonderful lessons from this year!

I was one of the surprise teachers this year, and my mixed media lesson was called “Soul Whispers”

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To read more about it, or sign up for PHY&S 2017 click here:

Sign up for Paint your heart and soul 2017

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xox,

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