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Art Teacher and Author with Carla Sonheim
14th January 2019 • iCreateDaily Podcast • iCreateDaily Podcast
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Carla Sonheim who is a painter, illustrator, and creativity workshop instructor. Carla is known for her fun and innovative projects and techniques designed to help adult students rediscover a more spontaneous, playful approach to creating.

Carla is the author of three instructional art books, including:

  • Drawing Lab for Mixed Media Artists: 52 Creative Exercises to Make Drawing Fun
  • Drawing and Painting Imaginary Animals: A Mixed-Media Workshop and
  • The Art of Silliness: A Creativity Book for Everyone.

In 2012 Carla co-authored Creative Photography Lab with her husband, Steve Sonheim. Steve and Carla offer online classes in drawing, painting and mixed media with a variety of talented teachers, and we’re eager to dive into Carla’s story.

Topics Discussion:

  • Carla’s story
  • How Carla started creating art courses
  • How her former publishing career helped her
  • Turning art classes to art books
  • Making money online with art classes
  • How Carla and her husband became business partners
  • Working with other art teachers
  • How Carla created a business to support her lifestyle & health
  • Using art to heal and work through clinical depression
  • Carla’s future goal and vision for the next few years


Carla Sonheim’s Website

Drawing Lab for Mixed-Media Artists: 52 Creative Exercises to Make Drawing Fun

The Art of Silliness: A Creativity Book for Everyone

Drawing and Painting Imaginary Animals

iArtDaily Mixed Media Intuitive Art Journals