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Lovejoy L.
San Diego, California
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The Business of Being an Artist: The brand of YOU (Learn from a teacher with 20+ years experience)
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Beginner, Intermediate
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Want to sell your art, or creative/teaching services? Be mentored by Lovejoy, a freelancer with over 20 years of experience making her living as a working artist, business owner, and teacher. Learn how to brand yourself, set up your online presence (website, social media), where to market your skills, cultivate your creative business mindset, and how to push your comfort zone to accomplish your goals. Lovejoy lives up to her name and will offer positive support and constructive feedback. She will help you set up & accomplish your long-term goals with short-term achievements. Your future self will be grateful you started working with Lovejoy today. Please note that when you sign up for a session, that time is yours, Lovejoy requires a 24-hour notice for canceling or switching times. She turns away other work when you book a session.
About Lovejoy L.

Hi, My name is Lovejoy and I have been helping first-time and beginner painters for over a decade discover their creative talents. Painting is a great way to relax and balance out the stresses of daily life. I offer positive feedback and encouragement as I help you step out of your comfort zone and learn a new skill. Do you need a constructive critique? Schedule a session, and I will give you an overview of your strengths in the selection of work you show me, and directions to pursue to improve and strengthen your skills. A critique is not a session where your artwork is torn apart and told how bad it is, a critique is a place to discuss where you have come from, where your skills are now, and how to move forward to accomplish your goals. If you would like to have a critique discussion please schedule a session via zoom or a travel session where I come to your studio or home. I also offer consultations for starting your own creative business as I have been a freelancer and supporting myself on my creative talents for over 20 years. I can help you with branding, consistency, and how to be professional as a freelancer. I ran a successful studio in Liberty Station, San Diego, CA for 7 years. I taught, sold original art, and held monthly art critiques for the artist in the district. I closed at the beginning of the pandemic to pursue more online options, (like Take lessons.) I look forward to working with you and helping you push your creative directions cheers Lovejoy *Lovejoy is the only name I go by, it's my last name, I decided to be a 1 name artist when I started college (Savannah College of Art & Design)

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Lovejoy L.
San Diego, California
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The Business of Being an Artist: The brand of YOU (Learn from a teacher with 20+ years experience)
Levels taught:
Beginner, Intermediate
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Want to sell your art, or creative/teaching services? Be mentored by Lovejoy, a freelancer with over 20 years of experience making her living as a working artist, business owner, and teacher. Learn how to brand yourself, set up your online presence (website, social media), where to market your skills, cultivate your creative business mindset, and how to push your comfort zone to accomplish your goals. Lovejoy lives up to her name and will offer positive support and constructive feedback. She will help you set up & accomplish your long-term goals with short-term achievements. Your future self will be grateful you started working with Lovejoy today. Please note that when you sign up for a session, that time is yours, Lovejoy requires a 24-hour notice for canceling or switching times. She turns away other work when you book a session.
About Lovejoy L.

Hi, My name is Lovejoy and I have been helping first-time and beginner painters for over a decade discover their creative talents. Painting is a great way to relax and balance out the stresses of daily life. I offer positive feedback and encouragement as I help you step out of your comfort zone and learn a new skill. Do you need a constructive critique? Schedule a session, and I will give you an overview of your strengths in the selection of work you show me, and directions to pursue to improve and strengthen your skills. A critique is not a session where your artwork is torn apart and told how bad it is, a critique is a place to discuss where you have come from, where your skills are now, and how to move forward to accomplish your goals. If you would like to have a critique discussion please schedule a session via zoom or a travel session where I come to your studio or home. I also offer consultations for starting your own creative business as I have been a freelancer and supporting myself on my creative talents for over 20 years. I can help you with branding, consistency, and how to be professional as a freelancer. I ran a successful studio in Liberty Station, San Diego, CA for 7 years. I taught, sold original art, and held monthly art critiques for the artist in the district. I closed at the beginning of the pandemic to pursue more online options, (like Take lessons.) I look forward to working with you and helping you push your creative directions cheers Lovejoy *Lovejoy is the only name I go by, it's my last name, I decided to be a 1 name artist when I started college (Savannah College of Art & Design)

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Painting teacher
Jan 2010 - Present
Paint with Lovejoy
Painting teacher, Paint and sip style to the next level. I was the first business in San Diego to offer "Paint your Pet" Geared toward first-time and beginner painters, with simple step-by-step instruction and positive encouragement. I have worked with over 2 dozen local non-profits for fundraising - (check out the yelp reviews for my classes - https://www.yelp.com/biz/lovejoy-creations-san-diego)
Creative Freelancer
Oct 2001 - Present
Lovejoy Creations
Self-employed freelancer, Lovejoy creations, sell and create original art, graphic design, web services, mentoring. As a contractor, I have worked for large companies teaching painting classes or designing specific work for their vision.
double BA = Computer Art - motion graphics / Painting & drawing
Aug 1999 - Jun 2003
Savannah College of Art and design
English
Fluent/ Native Proficiency

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