My Name Is Connie Solera.

I am a mixed-media artist, painter, storyteller, and teacher with a fervent curiosity for all things soulful, creative, and mysterious. I make art every day, teach like my heart's on fire, and travel as much as I possibly can.

My workshops and retreats help artists create art that makes their cells sizzle, identify and understand their visual language, and embody their artist soul with gusto.

When I’m not in the studio splashing paint, you will find me hiking, kayaking, and sketching in my beautiful state of Arizona with my beloved husband Hansel, our amazing son Phoenix, and our sweet dog Rocket.

Welcome to my online studio. Everything you find here will help you sink with confidence into the artist you are called to be and give yourself to art.

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from the blog

Night Vision Starts Today!

March 19, 2021

In Night Vision you will create a body of work using soft pastels that explores your inner universe of dreams, memory, and intuition.

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My Secret To Very Little Pastel Dust

March 17, 2021

So yes, it’s true, these little chalky blocks of pigment bliss can get dusty. I think that’s one of the main reasons why for the longest time I wasn’t a big fan of soft pastels.

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Night Vision Is Starting Soon

March 9, 2021

For the longest time I was NOT a fan of soft pastels. Something about them just didn’t appeal to me. But then last year, when the world suddenly turned upside down, I decided to give them a try.

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