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Painting Roses art class

How to Paint Easy Roses with Acrylic Paints

March 19, 2018 - 0 Comments

Painting roses is easy and fun in this acrylic painting class on This course is for anyone interested in learning: 1)      how to paint easy, loose, and fun decorative roses and leaves step by step.  2)     a simple method for creating dimension and interest in your paintings. 3)     some basic brushstrokes and the brushes you need to make them. 4)     easy to understand rules on how to compose […]

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February 14, 2018 - 0 Comments

The holiday of LOVE is upon us, and if you’ve waited until the last minute (or…GASP…FORGOTTEN) to get a Valentine’s Day gift for your sweetie, I’ve got you covered. I’ve created a printable “LOVE COUPON BOOK” you can download HERE: Here’s how to make your own little book you can stick in a card, leave on your sweetheart’s pillow, or any other romantic place you can think of.   SUPPLIES: -FREE printable sheet of coupons […]

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how to paint a sunflower step by step

How to Paint Sunflowers Using Acrylic Paints

February 1, 2018 - 0 Comments

I’m so excited to announce that I have started teaching on! Skillshare is a membership site that is loaded with amazing classes and tutorial videos for just about any creative subject you can imagine. Here is a link to get two FREE MONTHS on to watch my class and any other classes you want for 60 days when you join!  There’s no obligation and you can cancel at any time. So, what have […]

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understanding values in painting


January 26, 2018 - 3 Comments

If you have ever tried to draw or paint something and make it look like it is “real”, you’ve no doubt attempted to use  “values” (whether you realized it or not). The term “value”, when used in art, is used to describe the difference in lightness or darkness of a color. Artists use light and dark values to create dimension or a focal point within a painting or drawing. Understanding and controlling the values in […]

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friendship quote gift


January 11, 2018 - 14 Comments

As the saying goes, “We get by with a little help from our friends.” This is more than just a beautiful sentiment, there is scientific proof that friendship improves our lives in many ways!   And if you don’t already know how valuable your friendships are, here are three reasons to celebrate all of the wonderful friendships in your life! Friendships improve your physical health. Having friends to support you during difficult times can make […]

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how to be more creative

5 Ways to Be More Creative

January 2, 2018 - 0 Comments

Happy New Year! It’s that time again when we all start looking ahead and thinking about how to make our lives better in the coming year. One thing I am working on is streamlining and perfecting a creative routine for myself. If you are looking for ways to be more creative in the year ahead, here are some simple tips and resources to get you started. 1) SIMPLIFY YOUR SCHEDULE There are a limited amount […]

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Hi, I’m Bonnie.

I’m an artist who creates art for those who want to share who they are, while they discover the power of creative expression. I believe that everyone has creativity in them, if only they believe in themselves.