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First-time Painter Bootcamp
4-week Camp - Start today
Lovejoy's First-Time Painter BootCamp is the perfect place to start for those who have always been scared to give painting a try. With 15 years of experience, Lovejoy provides an environment where beginners and first-timers can feel safe and confident in their creative journey.
You'll learn how to use painting tools, mix paint, develop a positive mindset, plus gain the courage to tackle projects that may be out of your comfort zone. Best of all, you can look back on your accomplishments and see your growth as you go.
Sign up today to become a confident painter with Lovejoy's First-Time Painter Bootcamp.
Unleash your natural creativity and explore what you are capable of - don't let fear hold you back! Your future self is waiting for you to start!
Do you relate to any of the following?
Have you enjoyed the paint-and-sip experience and want to paint at home but not sure where to start?
Do you want to paint with ArtSherpa, Ginger Cook, or Painting with Jane, but think their painting tutorials look too hard?
Do you say "I'm not creative" or "I can't paint" any time a creative project is mentioned?
If you can relate to any of the above statements
then you are a Scared Creative.
A scared creative wants to paint and be creative but they are:
Scared their painting will look bad
Terrified they will fail
Afraid their friends/ family will make fun of them
Decline any creative project presented to them
Envious of others' natural creativity
Jealous when they see kids create without thinking/judgment
Lovejoy has taught first-time & beginner painters for the last 15 years, she has helped thousands of scared creatives become CONFIDENT Painters, with her method.
Now, imagine for a minute what a Confident painter feels like?
A Confident painter =
Has an understanding of the tools/supplies involved
Has a comfort level with using the tools and mixing paint
Has a positive mindset that they are always learning
Is kind to themselves as they learn a new skill
Is willing to try creative things that scare them
Looks back on their creative journey, sees their growth, and build more confidence for trying new things
Are you ready to go from scared to Confident?
Get started now!
In this 4-week Bootcamp
You will transform from a scared creative into a CONFIDENT Painter.
Lovejoy will give you 4 weeks of feedback on your work
Perfect for First-time painters of ANY age!
This Boot Camp will cover:
With the Lovejoy Method & Direct Support, your CONFIDENCE will grow!
Gain an understanding of the basics of acrylic painting
*30 painting tutorials to get comfortable with your new skills
Cultivate a positive mindset for creativity
*Mindset tips, Positive support & feedback from Lovejoy
Learn that practice creates progress
*weekly painting assignments
Learn to push your skills
*weekly feedback from Lovejoy will give you support to grow
Discover the relaxing benefits of painting
*You will start to look forward to your "Creative time" & de-stress from the week
Learn from a teacher with 15 years of experience teaching first-time painters
*Lovejoy has helped thousands of students transform from Scared Creative into a Confident painter
To become a Confident painter in 4 weeks you need to:
After this Creative Bootcamp, you will have the CONFIDENCE:
To take on creative projects
Try more challenging paintings
(from Lovejoy, the Artsherpa, Ginger Cook, Painting with Jane, etc.. on youtube)
Have a fun activity you can do with friends and family.
Start your relaxing creative hobby
Make creative gifts for your loved ones
First-time Painter Bootcamp
Enroll when you want! Enroll TODAY!
PreviewSUPPLIES = for FTP Bootcamp (Purchase as needed)
StartREFERENCE: HOW TO: Clean Brushes
StartREFERENCE: Basic Painting Supply info
StartREFERENCE: Setting up YOUR painting space at home
StartPRACTICE: Brush control - Get comfortable with your brushes (6:06)
StartPRACTICE: 3 ways to blend acrylic paint (slow dry & fast dry paint) (15:00)
30 paintings to try!
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Frequently Asked Questions
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Lovejoy, the creative force behind the original Paint Your Pet workshop in San Diego, has devoted over a decade of her life to teaching others the joy of painting. With a passion for art and a love for pets, Lovejoy has been at the forefront of this unique artistic endeavor, helping beginners and first-timers discover their hidden talents and learn to create something truly personal and meaningful.
Over the past 12 years, Lovejoy has witnessed countless transformations as her students, many of whom start off feeling nervous and unsure about their abilities, progress through her workshop, and are truly surprised by what they created. There is nothing more rewarding to her than seeing the pride and joy on her students' faces as they hold up their finished pieces, having created something they never thought possible.
Lovejoy's teaching approach, meticulously honed and refined over the years, provides a logical and easy-to-follow process that breaks down the basics of painting into manageable steps. This method ensures that by the end of the workshop, each student has not only learned the fundamentals of painting but also created a beautiful piece of art.
Understanding the need to adapt and evolve, Lovejoy has expanded the Paint Your Pet workshop to an online platform. This has allowed her to reach a global audience, spreading the joy of painting and pet love across continents.
What truly sets Lovejoy apart is her unique teaching style. She believes in creating a nurturing and supportive environment where students are encouraged to trust their instincts and embrace their creativity. Her mantra is simple: there is no right or wrong in art, only expression and growth.
With Lovejoy, painting becomes more than just a hobby; it becomes a journey of self-discovery and an adventure in creativity. Whether you're a seasoned artist or someone who's never held a paintbrush, Lovejoy's Paint Your Pet workshop promises an experience you'll cherish forever. Take a look at the photos and see the proud pets and the smiles on the student's faces!
Paint your pet classes:
Student input = (Yelp reviews) (Google reviews)
In-person Workshops: San Diego, CA & Sedona, AZ
Online Workshop: 4-week camp & Self-paced