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Are you looking for a dynamic and engaging speaker for your next event?

 

Merry has extensive experience providing inspirational and informative workshops and presentations for all ages, from preschoolers to adults. With her unique blend of storytelling, art, and humor, Merry will leave your audience inspired and empowered.

Here are some of the events Merry can provide:

Author / Illustrator Workshops: Designed for aspiring kidlit creators, Merry offers interactive workshops on the craft of writing and illustrating books. From character design and worldbuilding to storytelling and composition, Merry will guide your audience through the process of creating their own unique stories and illustrations. Examples of themes include "From Sketch to Shelf: The Journey of a Picture Book," "Building Characters with Personality," and "Creating a Visual Narrative."

School / Library Visits: Merry is passionate about encouraging a love of reading and creativity in young readers. She offers engaging presentations that introduce kids to the magic of storytelling and the art of illustration. With interactive activities and demonstrations, Merry brings her books to life and inspires kids to explore their own imaginations. Examples of themes include "The Art of Storytelling," "Illustration Inspiration," and "Create Your Own Comic Book."

Community / Teambuilding Events: Looking for a unique and fun way to bring your community or team together? Merry offers collaborative art projects and team-building activities that foster creativity, communication, and inclusivity. With a focus on building confidence and encouraging creative exploration, Merry's events are perfect for groups of all ages and backgrounds. Examples of themes include "Creating a Collaborative Mural," "Exploring Emotions Through Art," and "Creating Art for a Cause."

Art Workshops for Kids: For young artists looking to improve their skills and explore new mediums, Merry offers engaging and interactive art workshops. From drawing and painting to digital art and design, Merry provides a fun and supportive environment for kids to develop their artistic talents. Examples of themes include "Make Your Own Recycled Nature Sketchbook," "Painting with Shapes," and "Digital Art for Kids."

Private Art Lessons: Are you seeking personalized art instruction that comes to you? Merry's mobile art studio offers private art lessons tailored to your specific needs. Enjoy the convenience of learning in your own space while receiving one-on-one guidance from an experienced art instructor. These lessons can be customized to fit your unique needs and curriculum. Great for beginner and experienced artists.

Merry is available for both virtual and in-person events, and can customize her presentations to meet the needs of your audience. Click HERE to book Merry for your next event and bring the magic of storytelling and creativity to your community!

Sample courses:

Pricing Guide

Private Lessons & Small Groups

​Private art lessons in the comfort of your own home

Includes all materials, set up & clean up.

1-hour in-person lessons are only available within the city of Visalia.

Single Session
(In-Person, 1 Hour)

  • $100

  • Includes all supplies

  • 1 hour session

  • 1 student

Sibling Add-on
(Single Session)

  • $25 per additional student

  • Includes all supplies

  • 1 hour session

Single Zoom Session
(Online, 1 Hour)

  • $75

  • supplies not included

  • 1 hour session

Larger Groups

​Painting Parties, School & Library Visits, Art Workshops, Festivals & Special Events

Includes non-consumable supplies, set up & clean up.

Consumable supplies & travel calculated based on your specific needs.

2-Hour Session

  • $250 + travel & materials

  • 2 hour session

  • Great for art parties and single-session workshops!

Full-Day Bundle

  • $500 + travel & materials

  • 6 hours of sessions

  • Great for school events, festivals, and multi-session workshops!

Full-Week Bundle

  • $2,000 + travel & materials

  • 5 full-days of sessions

  • Days can be spread over a 1-month period

  • Great for art camps, school districts, and organizations with multiple locations!

Travel & Materials

Travel

(distance from Visalia)

0-10 miles - $0 FREE!

11-20 miles - $25

21-40 miles - $50

41-60 miles - $75

Materials

Prices vary depending on the project / workshop.

$1-10 per participant

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