Susan Jenkins Fine Art

is creating Pastel Paintings, Painting Videos, Art Lessons

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Art Angels

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The ART ANGELS Tier offers the same BENEFITS as the ART SAVIOR Tier, but it is priced more affordably at only $5 per month to allow for a more budget-friendly option.  Not only will your support help to keep the free Monet Cafe' YouTube videos coming and improve the quality, but you will also help to keep this Patreon Page full of member requested content that will be beneficial to your art endeavors. I am so grateful for your support!
BENEFITS:
Behind the Scenes Content
Patreon Exclusive Video Content
Monthly Contests
Private Facebook Group Access
Includes Discord benefits

Art Samaritan

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$10
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This Tier has been created simply because some of my patrons have asked to be able to give more. The benefits are the same, but like the "good Samaritan" you will truly be an "art Samaritan" in helping me to continue with growing the Monet Cafe' YouTube channel and making my Patreon Page an even more beneficial experience for its members. Bless you Art Samaritans!
BENEFITS:
Behind the Scenes Content
Patreon Exclusive Video Content
Monthly Contests
Private Facebook Group Access
Includes Discord benefits

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About

Hello artistic friends and welcome to my Patreon! My name is Susan Jenkins and I am an artist and author with a passion for teaching and providing art instruction to those who may have limited means or ability to pay for art lessons, travel to workshops, etc. (See the above intro video for a sample of my free tutorials offered on YouTube)

My YouTube Channel, Monet Cafe', was a dream of mine that started many years ago. Because I was limited financially early in my art career and went through a time of being a single mother, with three boys, I decided that if I became successful in my artistic goals I would "give back" to those who may have circumstances like mine. The Monet Cafe' YouTube channel now has nearly 20,000 subscribers from all over the world, and the Monet Cafe' Art Group on Facebook has over 8,000 members. I'm so blessed to experience the beauty of how such a diverse group of people can share their artistic passions in such a loving and giving way. 

It's always my goal to bring FREE tutorials, but of course it is time consuming and the cost of video equipment and supplies can get expensive. I have been providing the free tutorials on YouTube for nearly 5 years, and I am so blessed that many of you are now sharing that you would like to support my efforts to continue this free service, and Patreon is a safe and easy way to do that.

My art instruction leans heavily toward the medium of soft pastels, as I have fallen in love with this medium; however, I often add mixed media to my creations and also love watercolor, gouache, acrylics and more. 

What you can expect:

Free Tutorials on the Monet Cafe' YouTube Channel:  I am starting to offer more BEGINNER lessons that have been highly requested. These videos will take you through the very basics of good composition, color theory, materials, and as always, affordable ways to create art on a budget. 

For Patreon Subscribers: It is my goal to be able to bring some special "behind the scenes" tips and techniques to my subscribers here on Patreon. Your donations will hopefully, allow me the time to give some in depth answers to your questions that are often not covered in the YouTube videos. I may also add a level in the future for those who wish to have art critiques and suggestions on creating more beautiful paintings. 

I am very interested in what YOU would like, since Monet Cafe' is a result of so many of your suggestions. 

Keep in mind:
There is no long term commitment necessary here on Patreon! You can join for as long as you like or just for a while. I feel humbled and blessed to have experienced art through such an amazing artistic family from all over the world! Thank you in advance for your cherished support. 

Blessings!
Susan Jenkins


Goals
341 of 500 patrons
When I reach 500 patrons, I will be able to...
1. Reduce my need for my other income with my bookkeeping business and dedicate more time to my first love... (my art business and Patreon Page!)

2. I also will be able to have more of a systematic schedule for weekly goals... offering patrons a more regular serving of scheduled art lessons and more.  I am so blessed because of everyone who has supported me! God Bless You!
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