Embrace the Artist In You: 5 Simple Activities to Give You Freedom to Explore Your Creative Side

Shelley Hitz, Artist, Illustrator, Author Coach

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8 Videos (21m)
    • Embrace the Artist in You

      4:51
    • Supplies Overview

      2:39
    • Create Without Judgment

      5:17
    • Learn to Relax

      0:56
    • Art is Unique, Not Perfect

      1:14
    • Let Go of Performance and Have Fun

      1:26
    • There is No Right or Wrong in Art

      2:39
    • Next Steps

      1:59

About This Class

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Have you ever said, "I'm not an artist" or "I can't draw"?

Or have you ever created a piece of artwork and then you looked at it and thought, "my artwork is no good, there's something wrong with it."

Not long ago, I said these same things.

My turning point came when my nieces taught me that art can be fun and it doesn't have to be expensive.

It unlocked a creative side of me that had laid dormant for almost 30 years. 

The #1 thing that will block our creativity is our "stinkin' thinkin'" or mindset issues.

The self-criticism, perfectionism and judgment.

When I first started art, one of the first things art taught me was to let go of control and enjoy the process.

We will create an art piece around these 5 affirmations:

  1. Create without judgment
  2. Learn to relax
  3. Art is unique not perfect
  4. Let go of performance and have fun
  5. There is no right or wrong in art

Click enroll and let's get started!

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41 of 41 students recommendSee All

What a tremendous class! I am a bit of a perfectionist and I loved this class because it gave me permission to just be carefree and not be critical of my own art. Thanks Shelley! I am off to do the projects! Wish me luck to just RELAX!
MayLynn Flake

Lovin Life

Simple instructions spark creativity, and a willingness to try. The class is great to jump start art, and creative thinking!
This is a very positive and enjoyable class. Shelley has an easy presence to listen to. I think this class is great for beginner artists or artists who need a confidence boost along the way!

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Shelley Hitz

Artist, Illustrator, Author Coach

Ready to learn the art of lettering and watercolor, the easy way? I know what it's like to be a beginner. And I know what it's like to battle the inner critic. The fear, self-doubt, and comparison.

But, I have learned to embrace the artist in me and have re-discovered the joy of creating art.

Art can help you:

Relax and have fun. It's been an amazing form of self-care for me. Discover the power of color. Creating art can bring you so much joy. Create beautiful pieces you can...

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