Art is intuitive, expressive and fun at MansiMakes.

Create With Your Heart and Your Hands Will Follow

This is a real, unedited, uncropped view of my art table. My hands and clothes are usually covered in paint, my stamps and stencils strewn all over the table and my mind is in shutdown mode.

I create with my heart and my hands follow. I create for myself and myself alone. I create without thinking, let alone overthinking, and I encourage you to do the same! My art is a form of self-expression, drawn from my life experience and rooted in authenticity. It doesn’t follow a template and isn’t slave to popularity contests. It’s personal, it’s emotional and it’s honest.

A lot of people get overwhelmed by the idea of making portraits. I do, too! In fact I have been so scared of making faces that I have avoided them all along. But, last month, I decided to pretend I wasn’t afraid anymore and dropped ink on paper.

I’m looking forward to seeing the powerful, evocative and unique portraits you create!


I figured if I messed up, it would be fine. If I didn’t create the most perfect face, I’d be ok. If I made a giant pile of mud, the world wouldn’t come to an end. And you know what? It liberated me of all fear! I started seeing these faces emerge. Their stories were not fake…nor were their spirits. They came alive with every stroke, slowly but surely.

  • You will receive an email every day for the duration of the course with a link to the techniques being taught that day. 
  • As the course progresses, you will build on skills you learned on the previous day(s).
  • There will be optional assignments at the end of each day.
  • While each camp has a “start date” you can do the course at your own pace anytime after the course goes live. 

Custom Prints

My paintings on this dress and both cushion covers fulfilled by Redbubble: https://www.redbubble.com/people/losaltosartist/

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