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New year, new skills, new horizons!

My popular & very fun Play Dates class is ON SALE NOW for a limited time only! 

For those of you who are ready to move beyond perfection, or expand upon your existing knowledge, and open up a whole new world of possibility in your creative journey! 

Learn to paint joyful intuitive abstracts with me from the comfort of your own home. Suitable for experienced creatives, newbies or the playfully curious first-timer.

So who exactly is Play Dates for?

You can roll your eyes or laugh out loud or whoop with delight or any of the above if you recognize yourself in this list.

  • You desperately want to try abstract painting but there’s no way you’re going to do it in front of anyone else.
  • You’re overly self-critical and you tend to give up on yourself too soon.
  • You’re a total beginner with a whole bunch of enthusiasm and/or a shy curiosity.
  • You’re a long time painter but feel the need to try some fresh new approaches.
  • You are both fascinated AND intimidated by the thought of painting abstractly and expressively.
  • You see the beauty all around you and are drawn to the stories they tell but doubt your own ability to convey that beauty.
  • You want to work with a teacher who will gently guide you to find your own creative strengths.
  • You want to loosen up and not be so uptight in your art-making.
  • You’d love to paint more but need a little nudge from a supportive guide and community.
  • You’re excited by the thought of being able to find your own way of painting with confidence and individuality.

You get 16 different lessons and 20 video tutorials 

Regular price is $685.00 and the sale price is only $287NZD!

Purchase now here 🙂

Join me for Play Dates—you never know, you may just discover a talent you never knew you had


You can feel like Beth, “I feel excited about my journey so far.”

TOO ‘Pooped” to begin Play Dates. I get it! Other clients felt the same when it came to taking time out to nurture their playful selves…

until they found that by doing this they gained more energy, felt less depressed and more excited. Like Beth, who after completing one module shared that as a result, she was making the following changes:

What are you going to stop doing?

Putting other things first which aren’t as important.
Feel less guilty spending time on my work.

What are you going to do more of?

Invest more time in personal growth. 
Play at my colour combinations 
Set aside more time to play
Explore more techniques in my printmaking.

What are you going to do less of?

Putting my work last on my daily to-do list
Negative self talk
Using my energy in a non-productive manner.



This course is self-paced and downloadable. Yours to keep forever and enjoy at your leisure! 

Teacher and community support and encouragement is provided at my alumni group on FB!

I look forward to seeing you in class!!

Love Cassandra xox

PS. Check out some of the beautiful student works from this course below!

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New year, new skills, new horizons!

The Joyful Artist

I am an artist, storyteller, intuitive guide, mentor and Reiki master. All my creations are infused with positive energy , inspiration, and light. I believe in magic and the power of beauty, joy, love, purpose, and creativity to transform your life. My greatest joy is helping your realize your dreams. That makes my soul sing!

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