Sabra Awlad Issa

I started working with Kara in 2018 after she invited me to join her network with a solo course. At the time, I had what I considered very little experience with teaching art and honestly wasn’t sure if I should pursue it or not. What I appreciated about Kara was that – instead of pushing in a certain direction – she offered the security of her own experience and business network. I feel that that gave me the confidence to go ahead and do the work, leaving planning and marketing in her capable hands. I got to know Kara as a sensitive person with very clear goals; it’s a breath of fresh air to be able to talk to her…
Artist, Art Instructor
Utrecht, Netherlands

Kathy Lewis

I have taken more classes at Kara’s studio than I can count and each time I have left refreshed, nurtured and inspired. Kara is an amazing hostess and makes every student feel welcome and safe, no matter their experience. She offers high quality artist workshops and I am completely blown away by the quality of instruction every single visit. I took Kara’s class on painting portraits with acrylics and she is a generous and knowledgeable teacher. Kara takes care of every student and sets the tone for a warm and enjoyable environment. I always bond with new friends and have a chance to catch up with familiar ones. Thank you, Kara!
Retired Math Professor and Artist
Placentia CA

Louise Thorpe

What have I learned from Kara’s online classes? Quite simply, I learnt how to paint! After a lifetime of design and drawing, I finally lost my fear of picking up a brush and began to paint. Not just to paint, but to have a toolbox of mediums, techniques, styles and tricks of the trade. Delving into mediums including acrylics, oils, mixed media and charcoal. I started LFI in February 2017. This July (2019) I am having my first, solo exhibition. Who would have believed it? Along this journey I have enjoyed the support and encouragement of both teachers and participants. I just wish some of them lived nearby as I feel I have made real friendships. The access to the…
Perth Hills, Australia

Robert Kelley

Working with Kara really helped me to see where I could take my art business. She helped me to develop a plan for both teaching in-person workshops, and classes online. I had no idea how to put together an online class, but she helped make it seem so easy. Kara has taught me how to make things happen. She has really helped me to see my own value as an artist and instructor. On top of being a great business woman, and art mentor, she is really generous and caring. Kara is just a good person and I am happy to have her in my corner!
Fine Artist and Art Instructor
Stockton, CA
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Sabra Awlad Issa

I started working with Kara in 2018 after she invited me to join her network with a solo course. At the time, I had what I considered very little experience with teaching art and honestly wasn't sure if I should pursue it or not. What I appreciated about Kara was that - instead of pushing…

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Arcenio Martin Campos

I recently had the fantastic experience of working in the studio of Kara Bullock and would like to say it was one of the most rewarding of experiences.. Working in the context of teacher with Kara as my facilitator, the most important factor that a teacher can have is the ability to articulate and expose…

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Heather Lippincott Foust

I have been so lucky to have met Kara on Facebook. She was the first person to approach me to teach an online class. I believe the first time she contacted me I told her that I was not ready, but not to give up on me. Well she did not.... And I am so…

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A.J. Nesselrod

My experience with Kara Bullock’s studio and the workshops she has offered has been absolutely top-notch. With a revolving roster of world-class artists, and a professional and relaxed environment- this is a fantastic opportunity for anyone who wants to further their artistic endeavors. Regardless of your current level of study— I cannot recommend the workshops…

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Emma Petitt

I have worked with Kara both on one of her Group collaboration courses (Let’s Face It 2018) as well as a solo workshop in 2019(Fluid Figures).  My Solo workshop with Kara was my first one and even though she is planning and staging so many other workshops, she always made me feel important, like I…

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Mary Sanders

Just finished a workshop at Kara's studio with Martin Campos and I am really fired up to do some painting. The studio set up with the model was wonderful and of course having someone like Martin come to Southern California was amazing. We covered so much information that it is mind boggling yet the slide…

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Rose Cameron

I found Kara’s studio through Robert Kelley’s instagram - I always admired his amazing charcoals and I recall seeing some promotion with the word TUSTIN on it and I stopped in my tracks. If this dude was coming here, I was THERE. I walked in thinking I was a stranger, but really, I was coming…

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Jennifer Bonneteau

Hello!  My name is Jennifer Bonneteau and I am an artist, art instructor, and expressive arts wellness facilitator.  I met Kara Bullock through our online art community and had the privilege of collaborating with her on my first online painting course, Freeing Your Inner Frida.  It was an honor and a blessing to create my…

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Libbi Byrd Corson

If you ever have the opportunity to go to Kara’s studio for any class…go! It is the warmest most encouraging place to create. Kara has the best instructors there and they share the care and desire to give each student 110% of themselves, just as she does. I’ve had the privilege of taking classes there…

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Kathy Lewis

I have taken more classes at Kara’s studio than I can count and each time I have left refreshed, nurtured and inspired. Kara is an amazing hostess and makes every student feel welcome and safe, no matter their experience. She offers high quality artist workshops and I am completely blown away by the quality of…

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Lucy Cooke

I highly recommend a class at Kara’s studio in Tustin. I have had the privilege of traveling to her studio for two different in-person workshops, and I have loved them both! Kara’s studio is just an awesome environment in which to learn and grow as an artist. She invites the most inspiring teachers, and you…

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Marjolijn van Wijk

I have taken a lot of classes hosted by Kara. I have taken LFI 2016 Kara only, LFI 2017,2018 and 2019. All the different teachers and different materials gave me a huge boost in my way of drawing and painting. The greatest gift of all is to combine the different techniques. What I like about…

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Thomas Labadia

Although I have been a graphic artist for over 15 years, I have only been creating 'real art' for 4 years. When I first started I was pretty lost and did not know how to use half the supplies that I purchased. It became apparent pretty early on that my passion was to paint portraits,…

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Cary Scholes

I have learned more than I can explain from the classes taken on Kara’s network. I tend to draw whimsical girls (which I love!) but taking classes such as Let’s Face is and The Art of the Sisterhood have helped me stretch my artistic muscles and try new things. I love that the classes I’ve…

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Jeanne Elliot

When I retired from the US Army Corps of Engineers, I decided I wanted to more seriously pursue art, and portraits in particular. I found Kara Bullocks tutorials online along with some classes and so my journey began. When Kara began creating her own classes and started a teaching platform, I was thrilled and jumped…

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Sue Colombo

I do not sell my art, but I am hoping to one day be able to do that after I figure out what my style is or what style I should follow. Without Kara's classes I feel as though I would not have the confidence to some day attempt this. I can not thank you…

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Sarah Turner

I have taken most of the classes offered on the Kara’s website, beginning with Let’s Face It 2016. That was actually the very first online art class I ever did. From that very first experience to now, I have learned and grown so much in my art. I’ve learned about the importance of value and…

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Annette Graves

There is a saying that you cannot teach old dogs new tricks. Well I am writing this to tell you they are wrong, well at least in my case they are. This is my third year of taking Kara's Lets Face It online classes. In a word I say WOW. Kara's classes has helped me…

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Louise Thorpe

What have I learned from Kara’s online classes? Quite simply, I learnt how to paint! After a lifetime of design and drawing, I finally lost my fear of picking up a brush and began to paint. Not just to paint, but to have a toolbox of mediums, techniques, styles and tricks of the trade. Delving…

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Susan Morrison

I am more than happy to say that Kara's online courses have been a most valuable motivating and vital channel to my growing as an artist. I have dabbled in creative stuff most of my life, but never had the courage to call myself an artist as the practice was too sporadic or hidden from…

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Cheryl Stiefvater

This is my third year in Let’s Face It and I continue to love it. Kara was the first online courses I found. Prior to taking the first few courses, I tried painting but always felt like I had no potential, I had no talent. Those first two courses gave me the courage to try…

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Phyllis Nasiopulos

My art journey started by default. Last year, I made a casual comment to a friend about her upcoming art class in watercolor. She invited me to join her, and I couldn’t find a reason to say no. Let me fill-in some important information. My only exposure to art instruction was when I was a…

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Laura Burkin

I completed the Acrylic Portraits, Watercolor Style and loved it! I tried it because I liked the watercolor look – and because I thought painting a portrait would be challenging. I really didn’t think I could do it until I saw the process. I produced two portraits for my niece and nephew as gifts and…

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Sharon Ann Canzi

I am a fairly new mixed media/portrait artist and I have to say that I am absolutely thrilled with the classes that are offered. They are exceptionally well recorded and easy to follow and understand. I must admit I have signed up for almost all of them because I love them so much. I am…

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Cynthia Horacek

I have learned so much from Kara's courses. I've learned to step outside of my comfort zone and this has enabled growth. I have met a wonderful community of fellow artists and received support and encouragement, which has been invaluable. In Let's Face It, there are a number of guest teachers, all who bring their…

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Robert Kelley

Working with Kara really helped me to see where I could take my art business. She helped me to develop a plan for both teaching in-person workshops, and classes online. I had no idea how to put together an online class, but she helped make it seem so easy. Kara has taught me how to…

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Larissa West

In the 3 years that I have been connected with Kara Bullock, taking classes with her and learning how to build my business with her, I have to come to truly admire her expertise and professionalism which are equally matched by her warm-hearted willingness to help. She has been a source of encouragement and provided…

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Ursula Wollenberg

Working with Kara Bullock has been such a pleasure. When I first started out on my journey to create an online class, Kara was willing to take me under her wing and show me the ropes. She was very kind and patient during my learning process. I now have two classes on her network and…

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Stephanie Schütze

Kara Bullock is a warm-hearted person, full of energy and helpfulness. As an artist I have experienced her as a very dedicated and supportive person. At every stage of creating an online course (concept, planning, content, creating videos, marketing ...) she supported and helped me and contributed to the success of my course. Particularly valuable…

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Melanie Rivers

Kara has been instrumental in my journey in starting an online art teaching business. Her own success is inspirational to me and she is so kind and generous in her mentorship. I feel seen and I feel cared for. Her ‘Create an Online Class’ helped me dip my toe in and gain the confidence to…

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