De Lew Visual Art is creating Paintings, sculpture, millinery, wearable art, jewellery
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Hi, welcome to my Patreon page. I have been a creative beastie all my life and fortunate enough to have some very supportive, encouraging, enabling, family members and friends surrounding me who are also great at giving honest constructive criticism . As well as being a visual artist I am also a milliner, commercial artist, Registered nurse and Nursing teaching. I have also been a diversional therapist and have found that combining all of my knowledge and skills I have a lot to offer to many people. It is my nature to be very generous when it comes to sharing my knowledge and skills, sometimes to my own detriment which can become costly. Having said that, this is why I have started this page, to invite you to support my knowledge and skill sharing by way of being a part of my journey and having the opportunity to contribute and receive rewards by becoming a patron.  Being a patron is similar to a membership, by  choosing a pledge tier and pledging that amount each month you receive pledge rewards . In return this is how your your pledge will me do what I do:
  • Subsidise classes to allow me to run classes at a reduced cost
  • Assist with the purchase of consumables
  • Assist with time off my day job to share my knowledge, skill and passion through classes and on Youtube.
  • Introduce some of the ideas and techniques by way of therapeutic art into Aged Care facilities, hospital wards and psychiatric facilties to assist in diverting people away from their situation, their immediate environment, their illness and pain. Enabling them to create with no rules.
  • Working with the above mentioned facilities to train staff in the varying techniques so that a meaningful and continual therapeutic art program can continue.
What you will receive by pledging:
Depending upon your pledge amount as listed to the right of this page, your rewards range from the following:
  • Access to live feeds
  • Behind the scenes
  • Real time of us at work in the studio
  • Tips and handy hints
  • Videos not on youtube
  • Go into the draw for monthly Giveaways
  • Tutorials only available to Patrons
  • Closed patron only gallery (post your artwork with the option to sell it via our public online shop at a reduced commission rate – we retain 10% commission from your sale.)
  • Opportunity to participate in polls
  • Opportunity to purchase pieces at a discounted rate.
  • Opportunity to suggest themes, or content of future of videos.
  • Your name credited in all videos for the pledged month.
 As a visual artist I work using lots of different mediums being, but not limited to:
Painting / Drawing: Oils, Acrylics, Water colour, pencil, charcoal, watercolour pencils, oil pastel
Wearable art: wool, felt, fabric, fur felt, silk, sinamay, parasisal straw, jinsin, acrylic skins,
resin art, feathers, beads, wire
Sculpture: wood, steel, Aluminium
You will see me use all of these in videos, posted in blogs, discuss during the monthly Q & A and  in general posts.
The importance of being creative was amplified for me when one of my gorgeous daughters sustained a brain injury and found comfort and release by way of her art and creativity. My daughter has been able to tap into a skill that we did not know she possessed and it has made her recovery nothing short of amazing and inspirational. Two of my daughters have now started their own creative wearable, urban street culture wear label, all are unique designs and artwork by them. 
I too have found comfort and healing in my creative pursuits after suffering a mild stroke, I returned back to teaching after 5 months of recovery and am producing my best ever work with a new attitude, enthusiasm and thankfulness. I have witnessed through my years of Nursing and diversional therapy the immense enjoyment, pleasure and healing by introducing and nurturing visual arts in our health / care facilities and am determined to ensure that people are offered this type of therapy as part of their holistic care.


Tiers
Rookie
$1 or more per month 0 of 1000 patrons
Rookie (Thankyou for believing and wanting to support my efforts)

As a rookie you will receive

  

· Access to live feeds

· Behind the scenes

· Real time of us at work in the studio

· Tips and handy hints

· Screensaver JPEG from one of the months creations

Learner
$5 or more per month 0 of 500 patrons
Learner status ( Thankyou for your support, I am truely grateful)

You will receive

   

· Access to live feeds

· Behind the scenes

· Real time of us at work in the studio

· Tips and handy hints

· Videos not on youtube

· Screensaver JPEG from one of the months creations

· Go into the draw for monthly Giveaways

Apprentice
$10 or more per month 0 of 100 patrons
Apprentice status (Your support means so much, thankyou)

You will receive


· Exclusive Tutorials only available to Patrons ( not available   on youtube) for personal use only 

· Access to to live feeds

· Behind the scenes

· Real time of us at work in the studio

· Tips and handy hints

· Videos not on youtube

· Screensaver JPEG from one of the months creations

· Go into the draw for monthly Giveaways

· Opportunity to participate in polls

· Opportunity to purchase pieces from our online store at a discounted rate. 

Professional
$25 or more per month 0 of 100 patrons
Professional status (Thankyou for your wonderful support)

You will receive

 · Exclusive Tutorials only available to Patrons ( not available    on youtube) for personal use only    

· Access to live feeds

· Behind the scenes

· Real time of us at work in the studio

· Tips and handy hints

· Videos not on youtube

· Screensaver JPEG from one of the months creations

· Go into the draw for monthly Giveaways

· Opportunity to participate in polls

· Opportunity to purchase pieces from our online store at a
 discounted rate.

· Closed patron only gallery (post your artwork with the option to sell it via our public online shop at a reduced commission rate – we retain 10% commission from your sale.)

Master Status
$50 or more per month 0 of 50 patrons
Master status (you truely are an amazing person thankyou for helping the realization of my goals)

 

You will receive

· Exclusive Tutorials only available to Patrons ( not available    on youtube) for personal use only

· Access to live feeds

· Behind the scenes

· Real time of us at work in the studio

· Tips and handy hints

· Videos not on youtube

· Screensaver JPEG from one of the months creations

· Go into the draw for monthly Giveaways

· Closed patron only gallery (post your artwork with the option to sell it via our public online shop at a reduced commission rate – we retain 10% commission from your sale.)

· Opportunity to participate in polls

· Opportunity to purchase pieces at a discounted rate.

· Opportunity to suggest themes, or content of future of
videos.

· Your name credited in all videos for the pledged month.

· Once a month online, live Q & A. 

Small business licence
$400 or more per month 0 of 10 patrons
Small business licence 

 

You will receive

  

designed for small businesses who would like to teach my tutorial designs. 

The license is for unlimited, non-exclusive use of one design of your choice for the pledged month.

· Exclusive Tutorials only available to Patrons ( not available  
  on youtube) 

· Your name credited in all videos for the pledged month.

· Once a month online, live Q & A. 

Goals
$0 of $350 per month
Thankyou for helping me work towards this goal you are all amazing.  My goal when I reach $350 is to buy better studio lighting to improve the quality of the video tutorials.
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Hi, welcome to my Patreon page. I have been a creative beastie all my life and fortunate enough to have some very supportive, encouraging, enabling, family members and friends surrounding me who are also great at giving honest constructive criticism . As well as being a visual artist I am also a milliner, commercial artist, Registered nurse and Nursing teaching. I have also been a diversional therapist and have found that combining all of my knowledge and skills I have a lot to offer to many people. It is my nature to be very generous when it comes to sharing my knowledge and skills, sometimes to my own detriment which can become costly. Having said that, this is why I have started this page, to invite you to support my knowledge and skill sharing by way of being a part of my journey and having the opportunity to contribute and receive rewards by becoming a patron.  Being a patron is similar to a membership, by  choosing a pledge tier and pledging that amount each month you receive pledge rewards . In return this is how your your pledge will me do what I do:
  • Subsidise classes to allow me to run classes at a reduced cost
  • Assist with the purchase of consumables
  • Assist with time off my day job to share my knowledge, skill and passion through classes and on Youtube.
  • Introduce some of the ideas and techniques by way of therapeutic art into Aged Care facilities, hospital wards and psychiatric facilties to assist in diverting people away from their situation, their immediate environment, their illness and pain. Enabling them to create with no rules.
  • Working with the above mentioned facilities to train staff in the varying techniques so that a meaningful and continual therapeutic art program can continue.
What you will receive by pledging:
Depending upon your pledge amount as listed to the right of this page, your rewards range from the following:
  • Access to live feeds
  • Behind the scenes
  • Real time of us at work in the studio
  • Tips and handy hints
  • Videos not on youtube
  • Go into the draw for monthly Giveaways
  • Tutorials only available to Patrons
  • Closed patron only gallery (post your artwork with the option to sell it via our public online shop at a reduced commission rate – we retain 10% commission from your sale.)
  • Opportunity to participate in polls
  • Opportunity to purchase pieces at a discounted rate.
  • Opportunity to suggest themes, or content of future of videos.
  • Your name credited in all videos for the pledged month.
 As a visual artist I work using lots of different mediums being, but not limited to:
Painting / Drawing: Oils, Acrylics, Water colour, pencil, charcoal, watercolour pencils, oil pastel
Wearable art: wool, felt, fabric, fur felt, silk, sinamay, parasisal straw, jinsin, acrylic skins,
resin art, feathers, beads, wire
Sculpture: wood, steel, Aluminium
You will see me use all of these in videos, posted in blogs, discuss during the monthly Q & A and  in general posts.
The importance of being creative was amplified for me when one of my gorgeous daughters sustained a brain injury and found comfort and release by way of her art and creativity. My daughter has been able to tap into a skill that we did not know she possessed and it has made her recovery nothing short of amazing and inspirational. Two of my daughters have now started their own creative wearable, urban street culture wear label, all are unique designs and artwork by them. 
I too have found comfort and healing in my creative pursuits after suffering a mild stroke, I returned back to teaching after 5 months of recovery and am producing my best ever work with a new attitude, enthusiasm and thankfulness. I have witnessed through my years of Nursing and diversional therapy the immense enjoyment, pleasure and healing by introducing and nurturing visual arts in our health / care facilities and am determined to ensure that people are offered this type of therapy as part of their holistic care.


Recent posts by De Lew Visual Art

Tiers
Rookie
$1 or more per month 0 of 1000 patrons
Rookie (Thankyou for believing and wanting to support my efforts)

As a rookie you will receive

  

· Access to live feeds

· Behind the scenes

· Real time of us at work in the studio

· Tips and handy hints

· Screensaver JPEG from one of the months creations

Learner
$5 or more per month 0 of 500 patrons
Learner status ( Thankyou for your support, I am truely grateful)

You will receive

   

· Access to live feeds

· Behind the scenes

· Real time of us at work in the studio

· Tips and handy hints

· Videos not on youtube

· Screensaver JPEG from one of the months creations

· Go into the draw for monthly Giveaways

Apprentice
$10 or more per month 0 of 100 patrons
Apprentice status (Your support means so much, thankyou)

You will receive


· Exclusive Tutorials only available to Patrons ( not available   on youtube) for personal use only 

· Access to to live feeds

· Behind the scenes

· Real time of us at work in the studio

· Tips and handy hints

· Videos not on youtube

· Screensaver JPEG from one of the months creations

· Go into the draw for monthly Giveaways

· Opportunity to participate in polls

· Opportunity to purchase pieces from our online store at a discounted rate. 

Professional
$25 or more per month 0 of 100 patrons
Professional status (Thankyou for your wonderful support)

You will receive

 · Exclusive Tutorials only available to Patrons ( not available    on youtube) for personal use only    

· Access to live feeds

· Behind the scenes

· Real time of us at work in the studio

· Tips and handy hints

· Videos not on youtube

· Screensaver JPEG from one of the months creations

· Go into the draw for monthly Giveaways

· Opportunity to participate in polls

· Opportunity to purchase pieces from our online store at a
 discounted rate.

· Closed patron only gallery (post your artwork with the option to sell it via our public online shop at a reduced commission rate – we retain 10% commission from your sale.)

Master Status
$50 or more per month 0 of 50 patrons
Master status (you truely are an amazing person thankyou for helping the realization of my goals)

 

You will receive

· Exclusive Tutorials only available to Patrons ( not available    on youtube) for personal use only

· Access to live feeds

· Behind the scenes

· Real time of us at work in the studio

· Tips and handy hints

· Videos not on youtube

· Screensaver JPEG from one of the months creations

· Go into the draw for monthly Giveaways

· Closed patron only gallery (post your artwork with the option to sell it via our public online shop at a reduced commission rate – we retain 10% commission from your sale.)

· Opportunity to participate in polls

· Opportunity to purchase pieces at a discounted rate.

· Opportunity to suggest themes, or content of future of
videos.

· Your name credited in all videos for the pledged month.

· Once a month online, live Q & A. 

Small business licence
$400 or more per month 0 of 10 patrons
Small business licence 

 

You will receive

  

designed for small businesses who would like to teach my tutorial designs. 

The license is for unlimited, non-exclusive use of one design of your choice for the pledged month.

· Exclusive Tutorials only available to Patrons ( not available  
  on youtube) 

· Your name credited in all videos for the pledged month.

· Once a month online, live Q & A.