DEBBIE HELTON is a true Florida born and raised girl, who believes that life is better in flip flops or better yet bare feet! Debbie is a self-taught mixed-media artist who is passionate about encouraging women and children to spread their brave wings in their art and creativity. Debbie is the owner of The Craft Shack in Longwood, FL.
SHARI SHERMAN is a Hawaii-born artist who uses bright acrylic colors and simple lines to bring her whimsical paintings to life. She loves to paint dogs, mermaids, and anything to do with the ocean! Shari's art is described as "Happy Art for Happy People". Shari believes in going with the flow and having fun with art, rather than getting it “right”. “I like creating art that makes you feel good.” She also illustrated the popular pet sympathy book, Paw Prints in Heaven. Shari lives in Longwood, Florida and can be found at local art festivals and online at: http://sharisherman.com
PATTY NOWELL is a local artist and recovering perfectionist who has a passion for helping others learn to let go and tap into the creativity inside all of us. She brings an upbeat, positive, encouraging energy to every class she teaches and has a special love for introducing people to the magic of working with alcohol inks.