Karen Ilari

Portland, United States

From the first moment I picked up a brush I was captivated! I only put down my brush when I’m forced to! I also make demo videos...

Color! Light! Ahhhh I love them!

These images are original acrylic paintings on Canvas. I often paint outdoors – en plein air – as they say. Back in the studio I explore and expand on what I experience outside. My goal is to give you a feeling and experience as well as a visual picture. I particularly love leaves and the play of light through them.

You can also Buy originals in my Etsy shop

Looking to learn to paint or improve yours skills? – join me in my FREE online painting website where I provide step by step video tutorials, detailed critiques and encouragement! A great place to show your work and get feed back from other members all over the world as well.

And there is My Blog Where you can watch my struggles in trying to translate my vision into paint on canvas!

and My Facebook Page

Thanks for stopping by! Hope to see you around!

  • Joined: September 2008


Free Painting Instruction Website

My FREE teaching website Paint with Karen Ilari is doing well! My little adventure into learning how to host a website and make demo videos has been very rewarding. I have people from all over the world as members, commenting and interacting with each other. It’s a lot of fun. The detailed critique section has been a real hit as well. I know when I was learning I enjoyed the nice, positive …
Posted almost 4 years – 4 comments

Acylic Landscape Painting Demo Video

So I just posted a video of the process of painting “Umpqua Reflections” It was fun to do, and hopefully will inspire you to pick up your brushes! / It can be found through my free teaching website at: / Paint with Karen Ilari / Just go to the “Classroom” tab to see the videos / Karen
Posted almost 5 years – 8 comments
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