Little Coffee Fox

By Shelby Abrahamsen

I'm here to teach you how to unleash your creative side. Not only will you learn the essential techniques you need, but you'll also get the tools to start making creativity a priority in your life. With my help, you can build the life and career you want on your own terms. So what are you waiting for? Let's get started!

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Unleash your ✨magic✨ with this upcoming class on drawing fairies! 🧚‍♀️

Do you ever wish you could go back to a time when you believed in fairy tales and the magic was real? I've always been a HUGE fan of fantasy, from books to TV to games. Everything is just a little more wonderous when it's sprinkled in pixie dust, ya know? That's why I am beyond stoked to bring you my new upcoming live class: Introduction to Drawing Fairies: Whimsy, Wings, & Magic! This beginner-friendly one-hour class is the perfect chance to see how to create your own fantastical fairies in...

about 2 months ago • 1 min read

Do you ever sit down to paint and feel immense pressure to make this piece different? Make it mean something? Make it special somehow? I recently discovered a funny little mindset that steered my artistic growth – and hindered it in major ways. I realized that when I sat down to create, I felt like I needed to come up with everything right then and there. The concept. The colors. The composition. Every single thing had to be fresh right now if I wanted to make a nice painting. But the other...

about 1 month ago • 1 min read

One of the most common struggles I hear from people in this community is a lack of consistency. People have a tough time making time for their art and letting creativity be a regular part of their lives. It’s hard, when you have a life full of work, family, friends, domestic chores, and so much more, to squeeze in those habits and routines that mean so much. It’s interesting to see how art, expression, and creativity are the first to get tossed overboard when life gets hectic. And it always...

about 1 month ago • 1 min read
Watercolor Lettering - Wisdom Begins in Wonder

We know watercolors are wonderful. We know lettering is lovely. But did you know you could combine these two mediums to create something that's even greater than the sum of its parts? Lettering with watercolor creates such a stunning, unique effect that makes your project pop -- but how do you do it? Thankfully, It's not nearly as hard as you think! Check out this post to find all of the materials, steps, tips, and tricks needed to take on watercolor lettering for yourself ⬇️ ⬇️ Read the...

about 1 year ago • 1 min read
Goals & Reward Contract

Want to know a secret, Reader? I'm constantly afraid that my art isn't good enough. Or original enough. Or dedicated enough. This fear held me back for years and halted my creative progress. Slowly but surely, I figured out how to work around this fear with small steps and tricks that helped me get out of my own way. The fear is not gone, I just don't let it control me anymore. And now I want to share some of those tricks with you, Reader, because I'm willing to bet you suffer from these...

about 1 year ago • 2 min read
Intuitive Art Page

We've all been there. You get a buzz of creative energy, like lightning in your veins. You go get your art supplies and you sit down to begin drawing. And as you stare at the blank paper, you realize.... You don't have any ideas. Nothing. Nada. Your creative well has run dry. This used to happen to me all the time. I would get so frustrated with myself and often end up admitting defeat after a few minutes to go watch TV or scroll through social media, dejected. What do you do when you have no...

about 1 year ago • 1 min read
Lettering Quote

Hey you! The beginning of any new year always starts with such high hopes and intense energy, but it doesn't take long before we fall back into our old routines. That's why it's important to shake up your day-to-day with new tactics and techniques to help you hit your new year's goals! So ask yourself: what can you do to change up your tired old routines to make your year more creative? In my newest video, I share 8 of my favorite tips to help get yourself unstuck and rev your creative...

over 1 year ago • 1 min read
About Me Page Spread Photo

Everyone knows that fear and creativity go hand in hand. We've all felt it at one point or another when we try something new -- that insidious doubt, that gut-wrenching anxiety. Fear plays an important role in creativity. When we engage in creativity, we're putting ourselves out there. We're making something new, unknown. And fear hates the unknown. The prehistoric part of our brain hisses and recoils from question marks and change. That's why we're all born with an instinctual fear of the...

over 1 year ago • 1 min read
Art piece of Woman with snakes

Do you feel like creativity might not be for you? Like art is for a special kind of person, and you don't have the "artist" gene? Are you afraid that you've missed the boat to become an artist, like you're too old (or not old enough, or not educated enough, or not interesting enough, etc, etc...)? If you said yes to any of these, Reader, then I only have one request of you. Give me a chance to change your mind. Watch The Video Cheers, Little Coffee Fox 👉 @little_coffee_fox |...

over 1 year ago • 1 min read
My 2023 Bullet Journal Setup

Hey Reader! I remember picking up watercolors all those years ago and being... nervous. The colors were so vibrant in my cheap palette, and the page was so white, so blank. I felt sure that I was going to mess it up. That's why I didn't really try for a very long time. I was so afraid of wasting my supplies with my awful scribblings that I avoided painting like the plague. I was terrified that I'd make bad art. And do you know what happened when I finally DID try? I made bad art. Oh, the...

over 1 year ago • 1 min read
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