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Artist ID: 2382

My canvas is my playground where dreams become reality and reality is morphed into what I dream.

Stephanie Weaver is based out of Huntsville, AL. She paints realistic landscapes, still life, pet and children’s portraits with a preference of oils using her own method of combining an alla prima approach with the renaissance technique of applying thin glazes. Stephanie is the founder of the Art Business Membership Program and Online Artist Community, Positive Painters. It is through this community that Stephanie envisions artists sharing experiences, sharing their art, and removing the tribal stigma of “artists are loners”.

You can learn more about Stephanie, her art and her purpose on Podcasts like The Sharpened Artist, Euphoric The Podcast, Winning at a Mom Life, and her Youtube Channel where she provides art and art business tips.

Her artistic process began in childhood thanks to her mom. But as most teenagers do, she wanted something different and pursued technology and money. As a result, she holds two master degrees; MBA with a concentration in Management Information Systems and another Masters in Project Management.

In 2001, as a result of a need for a creative outlet from a high-stress job, Stephanie found her way back to what brought her joy as a child, painting, and drawing. While living in Atlanta she studied under several artists and quickly found her painting style. Stephanie held shows at the Atlanta Fox Theater and several galleries in the Atlanta area.

In 2007, Stephanie and her family moved to Huntsville, AL and she pulled out of all galleries. She continued to paint but stayed dormant from the art community. In 2014, Stephanie gave up the stressful career to focus on her family while her husband was deployed. Now that her husband is state-side, she has been able to awaken what had been dormant for years - reaching out to the painting community.

Stephanie began teaching oil painting in person in 2019. She quickly realized that her skillset in leadership, technology, and art presented a unique opportunity, she could be available to developing artists regardless of geography. You can join her online oil painting classes and group online classes with fellow positive painters from all over.

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