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wildlife is a year-long course filled with highly detailed, super colorful, imagination-filled animal illustrations! You’ll recreate 52 of my most imaginative animal illustrations, giving you a giant dose of confidence + skills to imagine up your own amazing illustrations. This course includes 12 pre-recorded painting lessons, 12 livestream drawing sessions (that’s 30+ hours of online instruction), and 52 handout packets (that’s over 160 pages), plus a bonus print and frame illustration. SALE ENDS AT MIDNIGHT ON JANUARY 31, 2022 PST

Lesson Learned
Danielle

Lesson Learned No. 1

It’s amazing how many times I can make the same mistake in my creative process. I think it’s because I am ridiculously stubborn, or I

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THE WHAT-IF STORIES

Filled to the brim with creative goodness, you’ll learn about Danielle’s favorite studio supplies, beautiful book recommendations, creative lessons learned, some seriously fun challenges and first dibs on original art updates and new courses. Sign up for THE WHAT-IF STORIES semi-monthly newsletter today and recieve this downloadable print!

NEWEST WORKSHOP

In Glass Gardens, you’ll grow a collection of layered succulents and air plants tucked into glass containers. Over 4+ hours of video to help you through each start-to-finish project! In addition to video learning, you’ll get a ton of inspiration in handout format, too!

FEATURED WORKSHOP

Art Heroine is all about moving your character-building forward with lessons focused on how to make subtle, but detailed shifts in your work in brand-new, sparkly ways!

YEAR-LONG WORKSHOP

SHEnanigans is a year-long course meant to give you the insight and practice you need to build up your character-building confidence! By recreating 52 of my most intricate characters, my goal for you is that you can take what you have learned over the course of the year and find the confidence and the skills needed to create your own signature characters!

SCOTLAND IN THE SPRING TRAVEL WORKSHOP

Wandering Craft Retreat with guest artist, Danielle Donaldson | Oh, the cherry blossoms filling the air of leafy Edinburgh, and the daffodils nodding their golden heads in the fields full of bouncing lambs! We’re exploring the stunning capital city of Scotland in its most beautiful season, sketching, making, and interpreting the spirit of place. Then, (just when you may never want to leave!), we’re whisking you away for something completely different…the bucolic, gentle, rolling hills of the Scottish Borders. We’ll also take a dip into the English Lake District – two countries in one holiday! The Borders feel so far removed, tranquil, and very distant from the everyday, and the Lake District has inspired poets and artists (Beatrix Potter’s little bunny lived here) for centuries. We’ll be looking into the rich crafting heritage of this woolly area, and sketching some of our favorite scenery in all Scotland (think Tolkien’s Shire) in our own, carefully curated way – with plenty of time for tea and cakes! 

READY TO BUILD YOUR CREATIVE HABIT?

Creative JumpStart was created by Nathalie Kalbach for hobbyists and artists alike to learn from the best of the best, and take action to build a creative habit. The workshop is delivered over five weeks via 38 pre-recorded lessons and interactive sessions (think live webinars and a private forum just for CJS students & instructors to connect), where yoU get the chance to ask questions, get hands-on help, and seek support the community directly.