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Learn with Erica2022-05-12T12:14:06-04:00

LEARN WITH ERICA

Tap into your creativity with this gentle and fun courses and resources. Each offer is created with intention of expanding your talents as a painter. All levels are welcome.

Course content lives in one private portal online at StudioEriksdotter.com. After registering, you’ll have access to any purchased products.

START PAINTING ACRYLICS TODAY

The Ultimate Acrylic Beginner Supplies Guide

a resource guide and list

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START YOUR PET PORTRAIT JOURNEY TODAY

How to Paint Realistic Pets

a step-by-step blog series

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LEARN TO FINISH YOUR PROJECTS

Top 7 Ways to Get Unstuck

a FREE list

YES! HELP ME FINISH MY PAINTING

21-Day Painting Challenge

Join my 21-day Painting Challenge and gently tap into your own creativity, joy and wellbeing. This challenge will help you feel good and tune in to the whispers of inspirations and creativity in your daily life. You’ll get the support you need to grow your creative confidence and overall fulfillment.

Whether you feel a disconnect to your creative side, have painted for years, or you’re a complete beginner or simply new to acrylics, the simple and easy daily practice I’ve created will help you shift into a new colorful life.

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Studio Eriksdotter Paint Along

Studio Eriksdotter Paint Alongs are fun courses where you’ll receive weekly assignments specific to your selected Paint Along subject.

The Paint Alongs are designed to help you start reconnecting with your creativity and experience enjoyable weeks while learning how to paint.

Each provides different processes and present different set of challenges and are delivered via easy-to-follow instructions and photos via weekly emails. The lengths may vary but they are typically taught over four weeks

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How to Paint Soulful Eyes
3 week online course

How to Paint Soulful Eyes is a 3 week online course where you’ll learn how to make those animal eyes come alive in your acrylic paintings.

Whether you already paint animals or you want to try your hands at painting your darling pet, here’s the truth: painting eyes that come alive on canvas can be very challenging. Without the ‘soul’ or the magic in a pet’s eyes the painting falls flat. That’s why I created this easy-to-follow  course that gives you the tools you need.

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Private Painting Session
1 hour | $185

This is a 1 hour private session with Erica driven by how you want to level up as a painter.

Are you stuck in the middle of a painting? Do you want to learn more tricks and what best materials to use for your painting? Don’t know how to get that sparkle in the eyes? You decide how you want to maximize this time together. 

This session is a great introductory step if you’re interested in an Apprenticeship program.

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How to Paint a Dog Portrait
9-module online course

In this 9-module online course you’ll learn how to paint a dog portrait step-by-step. Beyond the traditional online art learning experience, we’ll develop your full skillset, expand your artist mindset and emotional wellbeing to elevate your artistry. You’ll come away with a pet portrait you’ll be proud to share, new techniques ready to apply on your next portrait, and tools to support you as an artist as you expand your artistry. 

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Apprenticeship Program
Private Course

My 6-month Apprenticeship Program is the way to get my personal help with becoming a better painter and business owner while we work on a portrait together. You’ll come away with a finished pet portrait painted with all your new skills and personal growth. 

I’ll meet you where you are on your journey and guide your skills to new heights. Available to all skill levels, in-person or virtual. 

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How to Run the Business – and be paid your worth!
An interactive ebook | coming soon

In this comprehensive and interactive ebook Erica shares how she built her art business to become a renowned pet portrait artist. She shares the insider tips and tactics of honest marketing she’s learned during her 30+ years of being an artist and the important scaffolding that held her up during the hard times.

Erica shares how to move through the emotional rollercoaster, how to hold on to the magic through decades of creating, successfully manage the life as a solopreneur – from keeping a commission schedule, her start-to-finish process that keeps her churning out portrait after portrait – and dig deeper into the many hats worn – from bookkeeper to marketing expert. 

This is an interactive ebook which includes chapters, videos and audio recordings for a fully immersive learning experience. It touches on every topic of being a painter and entrepreneur. 

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The Latest Tutorials

How to Paint Fur
1 hour | FREE

Join me for this 1 hour free tutorial about how to ‘fluff that fur’ when painting a pet. This was filmed while I painted Corky’s Pet Portrait, a commission from Pennsylvania.

How to Paint Fur – short version
25 mins | FREE

Join me for this shorter version of how to make the fur appear fluffy and real. This was filmed while I painted Corky’s Pet Portrait, a commission from Pennsylvania.

How to Paint Thin Lines
18 mins | FREE

In this video, Erica teaches how to paint thin lines. This is important to highlight detail work in the fur, eye lashes and whiskers. She teaches this technique while adding whiskers to Cory’s Pet Portrait, a commission from Pennsylvania.

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