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Details: Learn how to transform imagery into mixed media portraits using paints and collage. This process is so much fun it will inspire you to create portraits of all the individuals who inspire you on your path. A perfect creation to hang in your some, studio or place on your […]

Workshop 6: Mixed Media Portraits – Launches April 24th – ...



Altered Photos Workshop
I’m so excited to share one of my favorite art techniques…. photo altering! I’ve been at it for years…. long before camera phones with fancy editing apps… learn how to alter your photographs BY HAND! Join me- learn & explore tons of exciting ways to transform your photographs to integrate into your […]

Altered Photos Online Workshop!



karen michel : art studio
Happy New Year! I have exciting news…. I am moving my art studio into Decor and Lots More’s new shop located at 120 West Park Avenue in Long Beach! here’s a sneak peek of the space in progress…. Looking forward to this new adventure , take a look at the workshops […]

New Studio Space!


manifestation & inspiration art journaling
Art Journaling is a powerful creative process that is an important tool to your creativity arsenal. In this workshop we will build our own art journals and fill them with the elements that inspire us & ideas we want to manifest into our lives. sign up here >>—>

Manifestation & Inspiration Art Journal Workshop is live! 


modern mystic
Hello! I am excited to announce that I have just released my new website the Modern Mystic! This will be the home to my new online workshop series sharing the same same. I’ve created the Modern Mystic Workshop Series as a platform for sharing the ways in which I have created […]

the modern mystic workshop series




I’m excited to announce that I will be teaching in the Wanderlust online workshop series sharing my mixed media and art journaling approach! Wanderlust is a whole year long journey – an online event offering you videos from 24 guest teachers and 2 resident teachers one every week (each one downloadable and with PDF instructions provided), 50 amazing videos, […]

Wanderlust 2016