Mastrius Artist Mentor
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Mentoring Aspiring & Emerging Artists
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MEDIUMS: Acrylic | Mixed Media
SPECIALTY: ✔ Generalist
My art has best been described as street art meets toddler art meets fine art. I love scribbling, doodling, being in the moment and expressive with paint, markers, crayons or whatever is closest and suits the mood. My goal is to get into the ‘flow zone’, where I can forget all else and surrender to the joy of creating. I am inspired by children’s art, magnificent color combinations, nature and its inhabitants, including animals and plants.
I have years of experience helping others loosen up, get out of their head and let go of the end result. If you are looking to free up in your art, I’d love to help you! I also enjoy helping others develop their own art voice, including your unique mark making and coloring.
Listed below are this Mentor’s specialty skills. Join this group if you want to grow in these areas.
Specialty: ✔ Generalist
Color & Composition
Teach to Self Critique
Supplies and tools – what to use, where to save, and where to spend
“Mastrius has done wonders for my confidence. I have managed to step way outside of my comfort zone which has in turn given rise to so many more opportunities to further my art career.”
~ Deb, Emerging Artist
select your mentorship group
If the group you’re interested in has a waitlist, you have the option to join another group to get started. When your group opens we can transfer you over.
- Next session: June 28, 2023
- On the 4th Wednesday of every month
- This global group meets at:
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM MDT Wed
9:00 PM - 11:00 PM EDT Wed
2:00 AM - 4:00 AM BST Thu
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM AEST Thu
...and your timezone too!
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MORE ABOUT THE ARTIST
Hi! I’m Jennifer Mercede. I like to get creative in all kinds of ways. I love to use my imagination, make music, write and most of all, draw and paint! Interesting color combinations intrigue me. I enjoy being free & spontaneous as I create, it helps me relax and connect to myself. Children’s art is some of my biggest inspiration.
I am a full-time artist living in Portland, OR. I love it here! In addition to being creative, I spend lots of time in the water. You can find me swimming in the Columbia River most days of the week! Nature and the beautiful creatures of this earth also inspire me.
As part of my career, I appreciate the opportunity to share what I’ve learned. I look forward to our journey together should you decide to work with me!