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Instant Daring Adventures!

Big news!

You can now get instant access to my two beloved e-courses: Daring Adventures in Paint and Daring Adventures in Collage! The moment you register, you get access to the entire course… forever. No wait for lessons, no “getting behind” :) Go at your own pace, and revisit the inspiring content whenever, wherever!

Daring Adventures in Paint + Life
is a 6-week online course filled with paint, play + inspiration!

  • We explore lush new painting techniques, experiment with color
    and practice being bold on and off the canvas.
  • This course features expert instruction in Mati’s unique style of acrylic + mixed media painting – plus video demos, inspiring guest artist interviews, weekly treasure hunts, and membership to an awesome creative community,
    all in a safe password-protected online environment.
  • A transformative experience for experienced artists and newbies alike!

Learn more here :)
Instant access to all 6 weeks of course material: only $99

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Daring Adventures in Collage
is a new 5-week online course all about the fun + easy art of collage!

  • Let’s take a daring leap into the art of transformation! Collage is a fun, easy, and inspiring art form that challenges us to find beauty in the unexpected.
  • This course features fun, engaging video lessons + a plethora of enticing extras including collage paper downloads, international guest artist interviews, and unconventional weekly treasure hunts to spark your creativity! Plus, you get lifetime membership to an amazing creative community.
  • Perfect for beginning + advanced artists, as well as kids, families, and travelers (collage is a mess-free, portable art — perfect to take on the road with you!)
Learn more here :)
Instant access to all 6 weeks of course material: only $99
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What’s it like to take a course with me?
Let’s let my students answer this one…

“I’ve taken several e-courses, and it’s in your courses that I can really loosen up and just create. No inner critic, no inhibitions, just making art. Thank you for that!”

“What I love most about your Daring Adventures is that it frees up the part of me that wants to Control things! Art can be so unwieldy & unpredictable; your classes always remind & encourage me to swim in the wild waters instead of just standing at the edge dipping my toes in.”

“I loved this course! I so needed the creative motivation and this was the perfect class for that! I haven’t had a ton of time to commit to the collages, but your encouragement to just be quick and messy meant that I didn’t need to have a lot of time. The videos and interviews were great inspiration. I look forward to coming back to the activities for inspiration and making more collages this summer. Thank you! Thank you! Thank you!”

“Oh Mati you hit it out of the ball park with this one, and I’m so happy I had a chance to take it!  You have a knack for pulling our creative juices to the surface, and encouraging us to think outside the box.  I think the thing that helps me the most with your classes is that you break them down into such doable chunks, and encourage us all along the way…They seem easy, so I’m not afraid to try.  It’s been such a pleasure to see the other class members’ work as well.  We farm, so summer is our busy time and I haven’t had much time to devote to the class, but things are winding down now till fall, so I’m looking forward to playing with my paper scraps until then!”

“I am so glad that I took this course Mati, it has really pushed me away from the computer and got me experimenting more with my collage. I have loved every minute of it and can’t wait to see where it takes me!”



Sign up for BOTH at a deal of $175!!!

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Hope to see you in class! I’ll be daring right alongside you :)

Did you miss out on our last class?

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Instant Access to all 5 weeks! No wait for lessons! Go at your own pace and have access to the course forever.

Now available for only $99! 

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Collage is a big, daring step off the proverbial cliff.
Let’s leap together!

 

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photo credit Heidi TenPas

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What students say:

“I took several e-courses in the meantime, and it’s usually in your courses that I can really loosen up and just create. No inner critic, no inhibitions, just making artThank you for that!”

“What I love most about your Daring Adventures is that it frees up the part of me that wants to Control things! Art can be so unwieldy & unpredictable; your classes always remind & encourage me to swim in the wild waters instead of just standing at the edge dipping my toes in.”

“I loved this course! I so needed the creative motivation and this was the perfect class for that! I haven’t had a ton of time to commit to the collages, but your encouragement to just be quick and messy meant that I didn’t need to have a lot of time. The videos and interviews were great inspiration. I look forward to coming back to the activities for inspiration and making more collages this summer. Thank you! Thank you! Thank you!”

“Oh Mati you hit it out of the ball park with this one, and I’m so happy I had a chance to take it!  You have a knack for pulling our creative juices to the surface, and encouraging us to think outside the box.  I think the thing that helps me the most with your classes is that you break them down into such doable chunks, and encourage us all along the way…They seem easy, so I’m not afraid to try.  It’s been such a pleasure to see the other class members’ work as well.  We farm, so summer is our busy time and I haven’t had much time to devote to the class, but things are winding down now till fall, so I’m looking forward to playing with my paper scraps until then!”

“I am so glad that I took this course Mati, It has really pushed me away  the computer and got me experimenting more with my collage, I have loved every minute of it and can’t wait to see where it takes me!”

Find out more here! 

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2014 art retreats

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Art Retreat Camp! 

See my dreamy camp photos from last year.

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Near the Hamptons with a pool by the SEA!

This will be a first time for me teaching here and I’m so excited to dive in!

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photo by Leslie Sophia Lindell from my book Daring Adventures in Paint 

Register for the New York retreat here! 

 

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Explore the brand new Create.Explore.Discover website + read about my experience teaching last year here!tahoe pix

Explore my current + past retreats here.

Want to host one of my painting retreats in your neck of the woods? Email me at matirosestudio@gmail.com

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What’s it like to take a class with me?

I’m so excited to launch my newest e-course, Daring Adventures in Collage.  Join the party!


 

Brand New Class starting

June 1st – July 3rd

Early Bird Discount Price: $99!
Final Price when class starts= $199

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What’s it like to take an e-course with me? I’ll let my students take this one:

“A wonderful & inspiring course! I felt like I went to yoga for artists…finding the inner artist in me.”

“My time, my place, my self.

“I can feel that push and pull that comes with being out of your comfort zone.”

“Fear is a part of me, but art is healing from the inside out. I don’t care if I’m good or bad, if I sell art or finish a piece… I have the heart and hands of an artist.”

“When I listen to the painting, it’s always a win (because if I’m doing it right, the “painting” is my own intuition talking to me). BAM!”

“Lovely to see such a breadth of expression and playfulness from across the globe.”

“When I worked as a staff designer I usually had to design for an existing brand. I feel like now I am discovering myself and I can’t believe I am holding a paintbrush!! I have never painted so much before.”

“Checking my inbox each day for the new ‘lesson’ was always a treat! I truly got addicted to painting. And thank you classmates for sharing your art and parts of your world and the great feedback and discussions. This group turned into this lovely art community and I hope we can keep sharing on here. Ahoy!”

“Thanks Mati for a great course. Although I’ve been creative in my life in lots of ways, painting has always been too difficult, too much of an unknown quantity – I’ve just never known how to start. I have enjoyed carving out a little space in my life for paint over the last few weeks. I’ve really enjoyed all the different aspects of the course and everyone’s daring contributions. And tonight I have a painting on my lounge wall – by me!!! It’s not totally fabulous but there are aspects of it that I like. I’ve been waiting for someone to tell me that I can indeed be an artist and I’ve just realized tonight that I just need to tell myself. I am an artist.”

So what about the art?

Here is just a smidgen of the amazing art created by my e-course students:

Paintings by (clockwise from top left) Daring Adventures in Paint students Lyn Metcalf, Heidi TenPas, Tricia Tharp, Trina Dalziel, Shannon Newlin, & Nikki Cade

Ready to dare?

Brand New Class! June 1st – July 3rd

Early Bird Discount Price: $99

Final Price when class starts= $199

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You can get all the details here.

Keep daring, friends :)

New Class: Daring Adventures in Collage!

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5 weeks of seeking, finding, & bold artmaking

Collage is the ultimate exercise in daring. As an artform, collage is all about gathering inspiration, embracing imperfection, and transforming the mundane into the extraordinary. Unpredictable by nature, collage challenges our inner critic as well as the inner choreographer who wants everything to be just so.

This 5 week e-course is not just about collage: it’s about building our daring muscles while practicing courage in art + life!

This course is for anyone who wants to strengthen their creative muscles, be inspired on a daily basis, step into their own brilliance + find their magic. Oh, and create unique, inspiring mixed media artwork incorporating beautiful collage!

Brand New Class starting June 1st – July 3rd

Super Early Discount Price of $49!~ Final Price when class starts= $199

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Collage is a big, daring step off the proverbial cliff.
Let’s leap together!

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photo credit Heidi TenPas

HOW TO REGISTER:

Simply click on the “Add to Cart” link and you will be directed to Paypal to complete your purchase. Then within a few minutes you should receive an email with the login information to be used on the first day of class.

                                                             

Next Class starting June 1st – July 3rd

Super Early Discount Price of $49!~ Final Price when class starts= $199

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WHAT THE COURSE WILL COVER:

Daring Adventures in Collage will be conducted in a safe, private, password protected online environment. Each of the 5 weeks, we’ll focus on a different part of the creative process of collage!!! This is the perfect medium for summer vacation and to take on the road with you. Perfect summer activity with kids too:) We will learn how to create collaged creatures like Mati’s signature elephants and fun favorites like boats and birds. We’ll explore messy patchwork collages and experiment with different dynamic compositions from all kinds of paper.

The course will have lots of fun tips & tricks each week, including:

VIDEO Demos & Material Exploration, Treasure Hunts, Creative Missions, Exclusive Weekly Interviews with Amazing Artists and will be full of Color and daily inspiration.

Check out Mati Rose Studio Store for art supplies + inspiring art books!

For more FAQs go here!

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THE DARING ADVENTURE COMMUNITY & HOW THIS WORKS:

Each weekday of the 5 weeks you will receive a new post! Participants will have the opportunity to make comments and ask questions each week on the topic area. We will also have a safe, private Facebook group for more discussion + sharing. Participants are encouraged to post images of their painting progress in the group (visible only to fellow participants) and leave questions + feedback for their classmates.

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photo credit Heidi TenPas

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Join us for 5 weeks of Daring Adventures in Collage

New Class starting June 1st – July 3rd

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Super Early Discount Price of $49!~ Final Price when class starts= $199

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