​The​ ​Art​ ​Bundle​ ​for​ ​Good​ ​is​ ​Here!

Hello fellow artists!

I’m​ ​SO​ ​excited​ ​to​ ​be​ ​part​ ​of​ ​the​ ​Art​ ​Bundle​ ​for​ ​Good​ ​launching​ ​today!​ ​Woohoo!

There​ ​are​ ​more​ ​than​ ​100 art-related​ ​courses,​ ​ebooks,​ ​and​ ​resources​ ​on​ ​topics​ ​like​ ​drawing,​ ​painting,​ ​mixed​ ​media​ ​art, perspective​ ​drawing,​ ​digital​ ​illustration,​ ​creativity,​ ​marketing​ ​your​ ​art,​ ​and​ ​more.​ ​All​ ​bundled together​ ​for​ ​one​ ​low​ ​price. It’s such an amazing and awesome deal!

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25%​ ​of​ ​the​ ​Art​ ​Bundle​ ​creator’s​ ​proceeds​ ​are​ ​going​ ​to​ ​support​ ​​Courageous​ ​Kitchen​,​​ ​a Bangkok​ ​based​ ​charity​ ​helping​ ​refugees.​ ​This​ ​is​ ​a​ ​great​ ​opportunity​ ​to​ ​get​ ​some​ ​top​ ​art​ ​learning resources​ ​from​ ​many​ ​of​ ​the​ ​biggest​ ​names​ ​in​ ​the​ ​industry​ ​and​ ​do​ ​some​ ​good​ ​at​ ​the​ ​same​ ​time!

Plus you all know how I grew up doing full-time volunteer and relief work so this is something I really love being a part of!

With what this bundle is offering you can really improve​ ​your​ ​art​ ​and​ ​creativity​ ​skills, and it’s an super ​ ​investment​ ​that​ ​will​ ​pay​ ​off​ ​for​ ​the​ ​rest​ ​of​ ​your​ ​life!

Join us in the ART BUNDLE FOR GOOD

Below you can take a peek at the​ ​amazing​ ​selection​ ​of​ ​online​ ​classes,​ ​ebooks​ ​and​ ​products​ ​from​ ​some​ ​of​ ​the​ ​top​ ​art​ ​and creativity​ ​instructors! (This is really a  super awesome deal!)

 

1.Creative Dream Incubator – Andrea Schroeder – Value $99 – creativedreamincubator.com

2. 365: Activate Your Art Brain (A Video Every Day) – Carla Sonheim – Value $198 – carlasonheim.com

3. Facing the Facts Face Drawing Class – Dina Wakley – Value $65 – dinawakley.com

4. Learn How To Draw Cartoon Faces – Violeta León – Value $45 – ingenieradeideas.blogspot.com

5. Find Your Voice: Creativity That Is True – Alena Hennessy – Value $167 – alenahennessy.com

6. Underpainting Made Easy – Othophi (Sydney Height) – Value $45 – othophi.com

7. Rock Your Online Shop Class – Jennibellie – Value $105 – jennibelliestudio.blogspot.com

9. Thriving Artist Master Mentors Bundle – Bonnie Glendinning – Value $135 – thrivingartistacademy.com

10. Exploring Color: Color Theory and Application – Michelle Tabares – Value $55 – michelletabares.com

11. From Drawing to Illustration – Brendon Schumacker – Value $50 – brendon-schumacker.com

12. Photoshop: Practical Graphic and Web Design & Freelance Mastery – Rob Cubbon – Value $59 – robcubbon.com

13. Acrylic Painting for Beginners: Dreamy Stories Told with Paint – Aga K. – Value $120 – amazingjourneyart.com

14. Intuitive Art Journaling Course – Nadine Larder – Value $117 – nadinelarder.com

15. Tea with the Muse – Shiloh Sophia McCloud – Value $97 – shilohsophiastudios.com

16. Sugary Sweet with Paint – Micki Wilde – Value $55 – secrethermit.typepad.com

17. Learn Photoshop: Create Gorgeous Art in 2 Days – Cat Whipple – Value $95 – collagecastle.com

18. Mixed Media Art Class: Goldilocks & The Three Compassionate Bears – Tamara Laporte – Value $23 – willowing.org

19. Soulful Story Art 1 – Annie Hamman – Value $25 – anniehamman.com

20. Paint Easy Watercolor Sweets! Step-by-Step Beginner Tutorials – Yasmina Creates – Value $15 – yasminacreates.com

21. Sketching Tips and Tricks for Digitizing your Creative Process – Othophi (Sydney Height) – Value $45 – othophi.com

22. Character Design From concept to creation – Martin Perhiniak – Value $79 – yesimadesigner.com

23. Fundamentals of Coloured Pencils Beginners Course – Sheldene Visagie – Value $60 – sheldenefineart.com

24. Outline Drawing – Cindy Wider – Value $47 – drawpj.com

25. The Art of Expression – Katrina Koltes – Value $65 – katrinakoltes.com

26. The Watercolor Workshop – Matt Fussell – Value $37 – mattfussell.com

27. Color Mastery in Photoshop Level 1 – Othophi (Sydney Height) – Value $45 – othophi.com

28. Relax & Learn the Basics of Chinese Calligraphy – Jitka Hruzova – Value $62 – jhgrafik.com

29. Animal Starter Pack – Colin Bradley – Value $33 – colinbradleyart.com

30. Pattern. Color. Texture. – Tracy Verdugo – Value $59 – tracyverdugo.com

31. Isometric Design for Beginners – Hayden Aube – Value $29 – hkaube.com

32. artJOURNEYling Online Class – Andrea Gomoll – Value $48 – andrea-gomoll.de

33. Logo Lettering: Hand Letter an Effective Logotype From Sketch to Vector – Nicolas Fredrickson – Value $50 – nicolasfredrickson.com

34. The Painting Sessions – Flora Bowley – Value $34 – florabowley.com

35. Facebook Marketing for Artists – Cory Huff – Value $47 – theabundantartist.com

36. Abstract Watercolor Doodles: a Watercolor + Line Drawing DIY Art Project – Annette Brown – Value $27 – annettefrancineart.com

37. Crayola Art Class – Shelley Hitz – Value $20 – shelleyhitz.com

38. Oil Painting Course – Andy Walker – Value $40 – andywalker.com

39. One Badass Art Journal – Tiare Smith – Value $39 – tiaresmith.com

40. Painting Workshops 3 – 4 Landscape Projects from Photographs – Richard Robinson – Value $35 – nzpainter.com

41. How to Draw Like a Master. Drawing a Hand. The Step-by-Step Comprehensive Guide – John Battalgazi – Value $30 – drawlikedavinci.com

42. Paint Your Vermeer – Lucy Chen – Value $29 – lucychenfineart.com

43. Fashion Forward Fairy Tale Characters: Create an Illustration in Paint Tool Sai – Chasity Hampton – Value $29 – whimsicaldesignsbycj.com

44. 5 Spray Paint Art Lessons – Alisa Amor – Value $27 – spraypaintartsecrets.com

45. Be Brave and Paint Big – Jenny Grant – Value $25 – flowbyjenny.com

46. 12 Animal Exercise Worksheets – Colin Bradley – Value $8 – colinbradleyart.com

47. Beyond Beautiful 2.0 : Suminagashi Technique – Ira Kadir – Value $20 – goldenwhimsy.com

48. Queens of the Cosmos – Micki Wilde – Value $37 – secrethermit.typepad.com

49. Watercolor Lettering: Sans Serif Block – Amarilys Henderson – Value $20 – watercolordevo.com

50. Learn GIMP – Brendon Schumacker – Value $50 – brendon-schumacker.com

51. The Mandala Class – Andrea Schroeder – Value $53 – creativedreamincubator.com

52. Learn How To Draw 4 Different Owls – Violeta León – Value $45 – ingenieradeideas.blogspot.com

53. Refine With Overpainting And Effects – Othophi (Sydney Height) – Value $45 – othophi.com

54. Merch by Amazon: An Introduction to Selling Print On Demand T-Shirts – Rob Cubbon – Value $59 – robcubbon.com

55. Easy Doodle & Drawing Robots Series I – Violeta León – Value $45 – ingenieradeideas.blogspot.com

56. Alternative Inking: Go Beyond the Brush and Pen – Michelle Tabares – Value $35 – michelletabares.com

57. Masterful Art Journaling – Dina Wakley – Value $65 – dinawakley.com

58. Character Design: Emotions and Facial Expressions (Draw Better Faces) – Michelle Tabares – Value $45 – michelletabares.com

59. Mixed Media Art Journal Class: Phoenix Rising – Tamara Laporte – Value $23 – willowing.org

60. Watercolor Lettering Class – Shelley Hitz – Value $20 – shelleyhitz.com

61. Gouache for Illustrators – Create a cute Animal Portrait – Romica Spiegl-Jones – Value $21 – romicajones.com

62. Easy Doodle & Drawing Robots Series II – Violeta León – Value $45 – ingenieradeideas.blogspot.com

63. Creative With Money  – Andrea Schroeder – Value $99 – creativedreamincubator.com

64. Anyone Can Watercolor Class – Yasmina Creates – Value $15 – yasminacreates.com

65. Create a Zipper Brush in Adobe Photoshop – Othophi (Sydney Height) – Value $20 – othophi.com

66. Pen and Ink Illustration: The Basics for Creating Magical Art Class – Yasmina Creates – Value $15 – yasminacreates.com

67. Graffiti of My Life (Art Journaling 301) – Dina Wakley – Value $65 – dinawakley.com

68. The Pen and Ink Experience – Matt Fussell – Value $17 – mattfussell.com

69. The ABC’s Of Watercolor – Riana Samaroo – Value $20

70. Take Cake Decorating To a New Level With a Sculpted 3D Cake – Lesi Lambert – Value $35 – lambertacademy.ca

71. Doodle Magic Class | Basic & Advanced Techniques – Yasmina Creates – Value $15 – yasminacreates.com

72. Fun with Photos in GIMP – Make Beautiful and Realistic images by Manipulating Photo Images – Brendon Schumacker – Value $30 – brendon-schumacker.com

73. How to Draw Anything in 3 Simple Steps Class – Yasmina Creates – Value $15 – yasminacreates.com

74. Learn Traditional Origami – Christian Fernandez – Value $20 – right-course-online.com

75. Affirmation Artistry Mini Book Workshop – Jennibellie – Value $26 – jennibelliestudio.blogspot.com

76. Illustrator & Photoshop: The Illustration Power Couple – Hayden Aube – Value $29 – hkaube.com

77. Soulful Story Art 2 – Annie Hamman – Value $65 – anniehamman.com

78. Mixed Media Art Class: Fly High – Tamara Laporte – Value $23 – willowing.org

79. Abstractions of Nature: A Sketchbook Activity (Draw 10 New Flowers) – Annette Brown – Value $19 – annettefrancineart.com

80. Colouring to the Max – 4 Colouring Books and Instructional Guide – Kristy Boisvert – Value $16 – foxpointpaper.com

81. How to Sculpt Moths and Butterflies from Polymer Clay / Sculpture, Modeling Tutorial, Jewelry Design – Stephanie Kilgast – Value $12 – petitplat.fr

82. Improvising Comics: Techniques to Generate Funny Ideas – John McNamee – Value $10 – piecomic.com

83. How to Draw Cute Animals in 3 Simple Steps Class – Yasmina Creates – Value $10 – yasminacreates.com

84. Illustrate a Custom Mandala Design in Adobe Photoshop with Your Graphics Tablet – Chris Sparks – Value $20 – palehorsedesign.com

85. 3D Clay Project: Art Doll Angel – Tamara Laporte – Value $23 – willowing.org

86. Summer Lovin’ Art Journaling Lesson – Jennibellie – Value $7 – jennibelliestudio.blogspot.com

87. Children’s Book Portfolio Assignment: Plan, Sketch, and Create a Double Page Spread – Romica Spiegl-Jones – Value $7 – romicajones.com

88. CourseCraft Courses $174 Off the First 6 Months – CourseCraft – Value $174 – coursecraft.net

89. 6 Months ArtWeb Pro Membership – Artist Website Hosting – ArtWeb – Value $44 – artweb.com

90. 90-Day Trial – Auspicious Arts Incubator – Value $147 – auspiciousartsincubator.org

91. Pastel Pencil Techniques – Colin Bradley – colinbradleyart.com

92. STEP-BY-STEP How to Draw Cats Eyes – Sheldene Visagie – sheldenefineart.com

93. STEP-BY-STEP How to Draw Cherry Lips – Sheldene Visagie – sheldenefineart.com

94. The Secrets I Share With My Friends: Conquering Fears To Create Masterpieces – Nadine Larder – NadineLarder.com

95. Acrylic Revolution: New Tricks and Techniques for Working with the World’s Most Versatile Medium – Nancy Reyner – nancyreyner.com

96. VIVID Colored Pencil – Step by Step Instruction – Ann Kullberg – annkullberg.com

97. Connect with Gallery Owners, Curators, Collectors and Customers: An Eric Maisel Solutions Guide to Getting Better at ALL of Your Art Marketplace Relationships – Eric Maisel – ericmaisel.com

98. Get Your Creative Projects Finished Now!: An Eric Maisel Solutions Guide to Getting Your Painting, Sculpture, Novel, Memoir, Performance Piece or Other Creative Project Finally Done – Eric Maisel – ericmaisel.com

99. Start Selling Your Art to Tourists: An Eric Maisel Solutions Guide to Making Money and Building Your Audience By Turning Tourists, Conventioneers, Visitors—and Locals—Into Customers – Eric Maisel – ericmaisel.com

100. What’s Your Artist Identity?: An Eric Maisel Solutions Guide to Understanding Who You Want To Be as An Artist – Eric Maisel – ericmaisel.com

101. How to Draw a Portrait: The Step-by-Step Guide on How to Draw Portraits in the Three-Quarters View – Vladimir London – drawingacademy.com

102. Resilience: Facing Down Rejection and Criticism on the Road to Success – Mark McGuinness – markmcguinness.com

103. Carving My Life, Volume I – Angela Treat Lyon – angelatreatlyonart.com

104. Mastering Skintones in Acrylics – Ashley Picanco – ashleypicanco.com

105. Aspiring to Paint Like Van Gogh: A Practical Guide to Post Impressionist Art – Joey Derse – derseartgallery.com

106. How to Paint Like Van Gogh: A Practical Guide to Post Impressionist Art: A Practical Guide to Post Impressionist Art – Joey Derse – derseartgallery.com

107. Joining the Dots: the A-Z Handbook for Making a Success of your Creative Skills – Alex Mathers – redlemonclub.com

108. The Many Masks of Graphic Artists: How to Get Started in the World of Graphic Arts, Everything you Need to Know, and the How to Make Money – Lindsey Slutz – eastcoastcharm.com

109. 12 Charcoal Techniques: A Complete 5 Week Course – Cindy Wider – drawpj.com

110. Six Pencil Techniques: A Complete 2 Week Course – Cindy Wider – drawpj.com

111. My Artist Quote Favorites: An Eric Maisel Solutions Guide to a Year of Nature, Spirit, Beauty and Love – Eric Maisel – ericmaisel.com

 

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I hope to see you there!

Have a wonderful week! xox

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PYH&S 2017 CELEBRATION

Hello wonderful artists!

Paint Your Heart & Soul 2017

is soon coming to a close!

What a wonderful year it has been! So much fantastic and amazing art has been created over this last year that we want to celebrate it! Woohoo!

So, over this next week, each teacher will be offering a surprise raffle giveaway of art, workshops, prints, and fun surprises for all the students to enter…FUN right?! 😀

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Paint Your Heart & Soul 2017

is now on a special sale!

So whoever signs up now too can enter in the 14 fabulous surprise giveaways and get instant access to all the lessons of the whole year! Awesome right?

Come read more about it here!

To enter the giveaway, go to the giveaway album in the Student Facebook group, where every day for the next week a different giveaway raffle will be posted!

All the winners will be announced on the 10th of October 🙂

Yay!! Let’s have some fun!!!

xoxo,

Katrina

 

Watercolor Dreams student feedback

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Hello wonderful artist and friends!

It’s been exactly one month since the classroom has opened for my latest workshop “Watercolor Dreams – painting dreamy portraits”! 

It has been an amazing experience with so many wonderful and enthusiastic students who are doing some amazing artwork!

As I compiled this video and read all the feedback from everyone I was moved to tears.. There is nothing that makes me more happy than to see these kind of wonderful results and all the love and support the students have been giving each other and myself in the class. It’s what makes it all so worth it… All those long hours of planning, filming, editing, and getting putting myself out there, all this makes up for it and so much more…

 

Here is some of what the students are saying of this class:

  • I have loved to be able to finally start using my watercolors that have been sitting in my drawer waiting for the day to start painting, and what better way than drawing dreamy girls portraits as well! Just really so happy to have come across your stunning art and classes Katrina! –Sandra Kingsley
  • This class has helped me along with confidence in my creative journey especially in watercolor . A very supportive and caring space to share and grow with other like-minded people . Tons of creative fun too!!  – Susan Morrison
  • I have been very nervous of using water colors up to now. This class has really helped me understand and become confident with this medium. I really don’t think I could be without my water colors now! Would highly recommend Katrina classes to anyone. Debbie Jamison Kershaw
  • I have already learned so much and what I love about the lessons is that I want to do them over and over again! You learn so much and they are so inspiring! – Kathryn De Ford 
  • The warm up was a huge help in breaking through the “fear” I have associated with watercolors. The love and support you give, has been a gift in this journey of creativity! -Michelle Fiore Wimmers
  • I’ve gone from frustration with watercolor to looking forward to the next project ! Using watercolor brushes instead of acrylic brushes and hot press paper have really helped. Love this class! –  Luanne Green 
  • You have helped to unblock me from using watercolors. You opened up a whole world to me! I’m on a new Journey with watercolors and never would have been if weren’t for this workshop! I thought it was a fabulous adventure!!! – Robyn Weinrib
  • Because of the repeated times you painted a face it really had a chance to nurture my understanding of the medium. I definitely have seen an improvement in my ability to paint a face with watercolor and for that I am so grateful to you. Your style of teaching and telling us why you were using color here or water there made learning very easy. – Catherine Valenti 
  • I never really was interested in watercolor as I thought it would be to difficult for me to learn but after taking Watercolour Dreams it is now one of my favourite mediums. You really explain well in your lessons how to achieve a well planned, beautifully blended layout. I still have much to learn but now have the confidence to explore watercolour. Thank you so much for that. –Dianne Theresa Lacourciere
  • I never thought I could paint such beautiful, delicate faces. Thank you! – Sherry Porter Moore
  • If you want to learn watercolor with an amazing teacher, Katrina is the ONE! Not only does she give excellent instructions….she is available to help or answer questions….that’s a big deal for me! – Fay Badger Goode
  • I have learned watercolour shading in new ways that has helped me be more relaxed with creating and not stressed out, the course has also helped me expand with my art supplies mixing it with watercolour, Katrina is an awesome teacher and I love her teaching, I learned a lot from this course! -Om-Ra Ra
  • I love your teaching style! Although I have a long ways still to go, the things I learned in this class have dramatically improved my watercolor skills; such as, mixing skin tones and not getting hard edges. Thank you so much! You keep teaching classes and I will keep attending. -Laurie-Joe Sweeting
  • I‘ve learnt so much about colours and layering. Have always been slightly scared of watercolours and tend to give up as I think its far too technical for me. But your videos explain everything and you made it so much more accessible and easy to follow. I was literally bouncing with joy when i saw my girl’s face emerge with real skin tones and form. You’ve changed my attitude to watercolours as now i really want to do more. Thank you! – Lesley Lacrombe
  • I truly loved your style of teaching, first and foremost. It’s very calming and encouraging and relaxed. I always avoided drawing different angles of the face, but your class challenged me to do it, and I am so happy I tried! Also, being totally new to watercolor I learned so much about technique (starting with very light, diluted layers and building up from there), creative backgrounds and just playing without worrying to much of where it’s going. I enjoyed this journey!!! Thank you Corina Anatavada

 

Thank you to all of you friends and students for giving me this opportunity to make my dreams come true, to be a fulltime artist and teacher, and share my knowledge and heart with you!!!

xoxo,

Katrina

 

 

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
magical truths
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

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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!

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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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Give away winners announced for Watercolor Dreams!

 

 

Hello friends, I hope you had a wonderful weekend!

I just wanted to thank each and every one of you for all your entries to the giveaway, and all your sweet words of encouragement and sharing your dreams!

There were over 220 entries, so as you can imagine I couldn’t keep myself to gifting just 2… I just couldn’t help it! So actually, I decided I am giving 5 scholarships…..YES 5!!! 😀

This is in special thanks to all of you who have supported my journey and encourage me daily to be a full-time artist and follow my dreams, and in doing so, help you along with following yours! ;P

So without much further ado, here are the names of the lucky winners! 😀

  1. Paulette Sheffield
  2. Amista Nielson
  3. Joelene Mitchell
  4. Michelle Fore Wimmers
  5. Van Hann 

 

Thank you all once again for your support, & I hope you will join me in this fun watercolor adventure this September!

Early bird registration opens tomorrow,  exciting!! So don’t forget to come check out the dedicated page here on my website!

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Much love to you all, and hope to see you there! xox,

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Watercolor dreams giveaway!

Hello friends and wonderful creatives!

I’m SUPER excited to share my new class “Watercolor dreams” with you!

I’ve been filming like crazy the last few weeks, and will be working all through August to get this class out to you for September the 1st!

This class is all about painting beautiful, dreamy, soulful and expressive portraits in watercolor, all the while adding additional elements to tell a visual story.  Watch the video to see more!

 

 

If you have done any of my classes before, you know I love to put so much content, techniques, and creative passion into it! This class has taken me many months of planning, exploring and experimenting new techniques, and really developing my own style and voice so that I can share all these awesome goodies with you!

As in all my workshops, I love to give a chance for you to win a giveaway spot!

So this week I will be holding a double giveaway right here on my blog! I will announce the 2 winners the day before registration opens, on the July the 31st! Woohoo!

How to enter: Please comment here below on my blog on why you would love to take this class! And please sign up to my newsletter (if you haven’t already!)

(Any shares on Facebook or social media about the giveaway and class would be greatly appreciated!) ;P   

Early bird registration will open the 1st of August and lasts till August 20th, while the classroom opens September the 1st! I will also be opening a Facebook group toward the end of August so we can all connect there and you can share your beautiful art from the class!

Here is just a little sneak peek of some of the projects we will be doing… The full description of the projects, supply list, and structure of the class will be revealed on the registration page August 1st!

I really hope you will join me in this fun, creative adventure, and I’m SO looking forward to announcing the winners! woohoo! 😀

much love, xo

Katrina