Still Life Strawberries with Kellie Newsome

Learn all the tips and tricks to create your own vibrant still-life painting.

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Create Arts Online is excited to present Kellie Newsome's “Vibrant Still-Life with Strawberries” online course.

Kellie’s unique and expressive style of painting has attracted hundreds of students and collectors alike, and now she has partnered with us here at Create Arts Online to bring you a new online course, "Vibrant Still-Life with Strawberries".
Kellie uses vibrant paints and a loose touch to create her expressive style. This step by step course makes painting in this style achievable for aspiring artists of all skill levels.

Kellie is sponsored by Chroma Atelier Interactive paints and she will explain why these paints are her brand of choice. Kellie will discuss her preferred painting surfaces or "substrates" as well as how to prepare the substrate for painting. She will also discuss using Prismacolor color pencils for adding variety and energy in your artwork. Your tools are an important part of the process, and Kellie will suggest where to splurge and where you can save. Some of this information is bonus material not covered in her live workshops.

Kellie will show you how she prepares her workspace, and how she warms up for painting. She will also show you how she sets up every detail of her still-life from lighting techniques to deciding on the composition.

Watch from an "over-hands" perspective as Kellie demonstrates her signature techniques from start to finish, from blank surface to a completed painting.

This course includes two additional bonuses not covered in her live workshops. First, she will demonstrate how to use white to create glazing effects. Then Kellie will demonstrate how to varnish your paintings for a professional finish that makes your artwork even more rich and full of life.

This course includes a downloadable PDF that lists all of the tools, materials, and resources used in this "Vibrant Still-Life with Strawberries" course.

Your Instructor

Kellie Newsome
Kellie Newsome

Kellie was born in Columbus, Georgia and grew up on a small farm in Eufaula, Alabama where she spent most of her time outside and creating at an early age. Kellie attended and graduated from Troy University with a Bachelors of Fine Arts. In college, Kellie focused on painting and print- making, and enjoyed combining materials in her work. Kellie began working for Chroma’s Atelier Interactive brand of paint while attending college and continues to work for them today as their representative to the South-East United States. This position gives Kellie a corporate sponsorship, providing her with paint for her large-scale works. Working for the paint company keeps her in direct contact with large art suppliers and allows her to have the opportunity to try new materials of all brands.

Kellie is an exciting and dynamic artist and teacher that will change the way you look at painting. Her works of art seem to jump off the canvas with stunning texture, vibrant color, and vitality. Currently she specializes in a range of works on canvas, wood, and paper. From amusing portraits to thought provoking and engaging abstract works, her deep understanding of the multitude of mediums she employs makes her work stand out. These traits make Kellie Newsome a versatile artist, and her exciting, determined, and uplifting personality makes her an inspiring teacher.

Frequently Asked Questions

When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 14 days and we will give you a full refund.

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