Author name: Laura Lynne

Mixed Media Artist and Mural Painter, Virtual Art Teacher

Flower drawing in Laura Lynne Art Class

A Note About My Art Teaching Style

A Note About my Process Oriented Art Teaching Style Hello!  Thank you for taking a class with me or considering enrolling in an art class with me.  I want to explain my teaching style and philosophy.  Whether it’s a virtual class via Zoom or in-person, I believe the best art happens when students use their …

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stay relevant as an artist in age of AI art

How to Stay Relevant in the Age of AI Art

How Will AI Art Change My Career? You might be asking yourself this question.  Will corporations hire less artists in the future?  Most likely.  Will they pay us even less?  Most likely.  So then what is the point of making art in the age of AI or going to school for art?  I definitely don’t …

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Book List for Artists Seeking Fine Art Careers

Book List for Artists Seeking Art Careers When I was in college there weren’t a lot of books to read regarding how to be a professional artist and how to run your art business, etc… I was left on my own, not having any direction in college about it either. I felt I either had …

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Set of four Sound of Music inspired wall art poster prints

The Sound of Music Inspired Art

Sound of Music Inspired Wall Art Prints When I was a young, I loved going to my grandma’s house.  Most often she liked to relax by reading in her chair, but occasionally she would watch programs on public tv.  One of the movies we used to watch when we visited was The Sound of Music …

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Nature and Art Collide in Virtual Classes for Kids

Zoom Art Classes for Children Focus on Nature Artist Laura Lynne was raised a nature lover.  Her parents often took their family on an array of outdoor activities including camping, fishing, rock climbing, etc…  Laura also spent a lot of time at her maternal grandparents small hobby farm with outdoor hammock naps, apple picking in …

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Flower Bouquet Art Collage Gift

The Gift of a Flower Bouquet Art Collage Gather your grandchildren, your family, your 8th grade or senior class, etc… for a unique collage artwork gift.  Laura will lead you through 2 or more hour long zoom workshops to create a flower artwork, you’ll email a photo of your flower to Laura, then she’ll collage …

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Parent & Child Arts Classes: Create Art, Move, Sing, & Play!

All About Parent & Child Arts Classes! Calling Little Artists!  Mommy & Me Art Classes Express yourself through art, music and movement with local artist, Ms. Laura Lynne!  In this class parent and child will create relaxing process art between artful movement breaks.  Watch a shadow puppet play too! What is Process Art? Process art …

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Blue Sailboat with Full Moon and Ocean Illustration

Sailing Wall Art Illustration

Nature Artist Grew Up Sailing As an adult living in a different state, I realized how lucky I was to grow up and have the experiences I did as a child. My family cared about nature and taught us how to enjoy it through nature walks, camping trips, boating, fishing, and other outdoor activities. One …

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Corgi pet portrait painting in magical fairy woods by Laura Lynne in Chicagoland

Pet Portrait Paintings & Collages

Colorful Illustrative Pet Portraits in Chicagoland Check out the pet portraits I’ve done.  Being proficient in different painting media and styles, some of the portraits are created using cut paper collage.  Some are painted using gouache, which is a paint that is somewhere between watercolor and acrylic. This Westie or West Highland Terrier was created …

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