Children in a Garden (The Nurse), Mary Cassatt, 1878, detail

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MASTER CLASS #93: HOW TO GET UNSTUCK WITH VISUALIZATION FEATURE COMING WEDNESDAY, APRIL 3rd

Most of the time starting a new painting is thrilling! But some days, a blank canvas looks intimidating. We have no idea what to do and feel stuck. Feeling blocked at times is common for all creatives. Understanding that it’s a normal part of the creative process is the first step to knowing how to move past it. In this Master Class, Caroline examines the thought processes that get us stuck including habitual thoughts we may not be aware we have. She’ll guide us through a visualization and share helpful tips to get us unstuck and moving toward a state of creative flow.

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INSPIRATION INTERVIEW #93: DAVID MANKIN COMING WEDNESDAY, APRIL 10th

David Mankin paints expressive abstract landscapes inspired by the wild and beautiful coastline of Cornwall. He is a self-taught artist with a large international following of art lovers who feel drawn, not just to his evocative paintings, but to the generous way he shares his creative process. This conversation is packed with insights, inspiration and more than a little joy as David talks freely and animatedly about what lights him up, his love of exploration and risk-taking, how he stays inspired, and the journey he goes on from an initial meditative coastal walk to a vibrant finished piece.

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CRITIQUE #91: IMAGE ADJUSTMENTS
COMING WEDNESDAY, APRIL 17th

There is never one way to resolve a painting. Nick and Ann will return for this month’s critique with image adjustments. They will adjust the same paintings provided by Academy members to illustrate different approaches to enhancing a painting. Seeing your work through someone else’s eyes is a helpful way to learn how to apply the principles effectively to enhance your expression. Join us on this live call as they walk through the thinking behind the adjustments to strengthen the work.

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MASTER CLASS

Exploring with Pan Pastels

In this Master Class, Stacy will show you how she likes to experiment with Pan Pastels and how compatible they are with Mixed Media. We will discuss the properties of Pan Pastels as well as the tools to use and the important mindset of play!

INSPIRATION

David Mankin

David Mankin paints expressive abstract landscapes inspired by the wild and beautiful coastline of Cornwall. He is a self-taught artist with a large international following of art lovers who feel drawn, not just to his evocative paintings, but to the generous way he shares his creative process.

CRITIQUE

Academy Mastermind

There is never one way to resolve a painting. Nick and Ann will return for this month’s critique with image adjustments. They will adjust the same paintings provided by Academy members to illustrate different approaches on how to improve a painting. Seeing your work through someone else’s eyes…

One-on-One with Anki Gelb