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July's Art Challenge

Each month you can join a monthly art challenge. 

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  • create 1 or more pieces of art using the Theme of the Month
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Christmas in July Art Challenge

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July's Monthly Art Challenge: 

THEME: Holiday in July

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Surface Pattern Designer Jules McCullough teaches and demonstrates how to remove a background of your artwork

"Take your art a step further: How to remove a background in Adobe Photoshop, digitizing your art"

9/15/2022 at 12pm - 1:30 Central

Via Zoom

Jules McCullough is the founder of Julie M Studios, an illustration, and design brand. Her artwork typically incorporates vibrant, playful colors, and her designs have a modern twist. You can find my work in online stores, as well as on my Society6, Redbubble, and Spoonflower.

In this Lunch and Learn, you will learn to remove a background from your artwork. This will allow you to digitize your art and make it easy to use for other purposes, such as Print On Demand products, patterns, create various colorways, and so much more. Jules will show you how to quickly remove the background, clean up any imperfections and get your art ready for other projects. Some familiarity with Photoshop will aid you in working through this Lunch and Learn but is not required. 

This class is for you if you have ever expressed an interest in creating print-on-demand products, using your artwork to create a pattern or want to change the colors of your artwork.

You can learn more about Jules here: 
Portfolio: www.juliemstudios.com
Social: http://instagram.com/juliemstudios or  https://www.facebook.com/juliemstudios
Contact: [email protected] 


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"Living Wholeheartedly. A Wellness and Career Conversation"

11/3/2022 at 12pm - 1:30 Central

Via Zoom

Kathy Robinson is a former executive who left corporate life at the height of her career to follow her passion.  As the founder of Athena Wellness, Kathy is an online educator and wellness and business coach who helps women holistically reinvent themselves at midlife.  Kathy hosts The Athena Wellness Podcast and she’s the author of The Athena Principles, Simple Wellness Practices for Overworked Professionals.  You can download a free book overview and action plan at www.athenawellness.com/actionplan.

Please join us for this insightful Lunch and Learn led by Kathy Robinson who will host an uplifting, supportive conversation while providing actionable strategies for optimized well-being.

In this session, we’ll cover:

  • Kathy’s 33-year corporate journey and wellness turning points
  • Simple practices to keep well while balancing professional and personal commitments
  • A Q&A where Kathy will answer your questions relating to your wellness and career.

For more about Kathy, visit:

Website:  www.athenawellness.com
LinkedIn:  https://www.linkedin.com/in/kathybrobinson-athenawellness/ 


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Art Business Members

You will automatically be registered on 10/03/2022

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Coffee and Create

Reserve this time for your artist date with fellow creatives to gather via Zoom for a coffee, chat, and create session.

(Not recorded)

Tech Talk

Tech challenged? Bring your questions about Photoshop, Social Media, Chatbots, Email and more!

(Replays will be available for Art Business Members Only)

Group Coaching Call

Art Business Members meet with a panel of 3 Artists via Zoom to answer questions.

(Replays will be available for Art Business Members Only)

Lunch & Learn

Bring your lunch and learn with a specific topic from an expert in the field. 

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