out shooting sized for websiteAbout Karen….

Karen is a Digital and Mixed Media Artist.  Karen uses her own original photographs and creatively post processes them in Corel Painter and Photoshop, adding color, light, and texture and giving the images a truly dimensional painterly feel.

Karen lives in Northern California halfway between the mountains of Tahoe and the city of San Francisco.  She teaches Digital Painting workshops at her Studio in California as well as at various locations around the US and overseas.

Karen is the co-founder of Photo Paint Works which offers both online and location workshops for learning Digital Painting as well as an online shop filled with custom designed accessories for Digital Painting.

Karen’s painterly works are available for purchase and on display in several galleries throughout Northern California.

You can view her online portfolio and read her Blog on her website – Painted Works by KB


aboutmarieAbout Marie…
Marie has been teaching Photoshop classes online and at various art retreats around the world since 2009. Her Mixed Media and Digital Artwork have been published in such magazines as Cloth Paper Scissors, Quilting Arts, Stampington’s Artful Blogging and Digital Arts. Marie’s work also appears in a number of books including Digital Expressions, Exhibition 36 and In This Garden.

In 2013 & 2014 Marie won a number of International Photography Awards including a Royal Photographic Society Gold medal for her image Shipwrecked Stranger and Gold Medals for her Black and White Architecture work and Creative compositions.

Marie is an instructor for the PSA (Photographic Society of America), she is also the co-founder of Photo Paint Works and hosts workshops throughout the USA and well as international locations,  teaching Photography and Digital Art & Digital Painting.

You can see Marie’s daily work at lostaussie.com and her current portfolio at 500px.