A Painting Experience Like No Other
Join me, lifelong artist Christie Hawkins, and learn acrylic painting techniques to take your skills to the next level!
Discover an incredible private community overflowing with encouragement, sisterhood, faith, and joy that will help you reach your goals faster with amazing ongoing support.Join Christie's Inner Tribe
Have you always wanted to learn to paint, but didn’t know where to start?
- You’ve held back from trying to paint because you struggle to draw a stick figure.
- You’ve failed at painting on your own because you didn’t know how to get started or what supplies you needed.
- You’ve tried doing it all alone without support or encouragement and ended up feeling frustrated and deflated?
Inside Christie’s Inner Tribe you’ll find success.
- You will learn the fundamentals of art and design through Christie's Technique Sessions.
- You’ll learn my easy to follow process with step-by-step instructions for each painting during my monthly Studio Sessions.
- You’ll gain confidence as your painting skills continue to grow each month.
- You will gain clarity on choices you should make in your art.
- You’ll thrive inside a community of like-minded women who paint together, pray together, support and encourage each other in all ways.
It’s truly a special place because we are Better Together!
Now is the time to pursue your artistic dreams.
Now is the time to discover a new passion or rekindle your love for painting.
My simple step-by-step instructions allow you to leave frustrations behind and create with joy!
- Tackle those limiting fears by breaking paintings down into small doable steps.
- Learn exactly what brushes and techniques to use to create art you are proud of.
- Surprise yourself with what you can accomplish with me as your personal art teacher and our amazing sisterhood of like-minded women encouraging and uplifting you each day!
- Sell your finished pieces of my designs - even teach paint parties in your local town.
What can I learn inside Christie’s Inner Tribe?
Grow as an artist as you learn techniques and painting fundamentals. Discover the secret all Tribe Sisters come to know - any artist can paint any painting… with the right instruction and support. You’ll learn:
- Palette knife
- Mixed media (use different mediums together to create a composition)
- Working with resin & glass
- Adding texture to your paintings
- Choosing the right type of paint for your project
Fundamentals of art
- Color theory & color mixing
- Value scale
- Brushstrokes - which brush to use when
We all need community. Now more than ever.
Inside Christie’s Inner Tribe, you’ll find a community of like-minded women of faith who will quickly grow from fellow artists to friends to sisters.
I believe an artist lives inside each of us. Art nurtures the soul. Friendship nurtures the soul. And sharing our faith nurtures the soul. Inside this safe space, you’ll grow as an artist, friend, and woman of faith.
We are a community that spreads love and positivity. We support each other, pray with and for each other, and encourage each other in all ways. Feel comfortable sharing your art, your faith, and yourself with your Tribe Sisters.
Hi, I'm Christie Hawkins, owner of The Social Easel and founder of Christie’s Inner Tribe. I LOVE to paint and to teach others!
I come from a long line of artists and have been painting since I was a child. Art is part of me and it brings me so much joy! Now I want to bring that joy to you! I believe God created us in His image. He is the original Creator. He has instilled a creative side in all of us, some of us just haven’t found it yet.
My goal, passion and purpose in life is to bring that out of others and help them find the joy in painting and discover what it can do for their lives!
I’ve spent the last eight years teaching women just like you how to paint. Most of them had never picked up a paintbrush before!
I’ve taken my years of experience with painting and developed an easy-to-follow system to teach anyone how to paint with no experience needed!
I’m so proud of what we’ve created in Christie’s Inner Tribe. It’s a place you can come and feel safe sharing your art, your faith, and your heart. Women come in wanting to learn how to paint. They stay because of the sisterhood they find.
Become a Tribe Sister and enjoy these incredible benefits.
EXCLUSIVE painting lessons each month with Christie!
Amazing Inner Tribe community of women in our private Facebook group. We are BETTER TOGETHER!
Each month, Christie helps members get past the fear and learn how to trust the process with mini devotionals and her faith.
Incredible artists and business coaches to help you grow each month!
5 Years Worth of Lessons: Immediate Access to 175+ of Christie’s painting tutorials to choose from for even more painting practice!
Full rights to teach any painting at local paint nights only (teaching online not permitted)
Contests within our group with amazing prizes and tons of fun!
Bonuses and Freebies throughout the year!
Each month brings you...
Brand New, Original Paintings taught by Christie in our private FB Group!
Paint with me during these focused, fun, accessible lessons. You’ll be amazed at your progress and feel your confidence as an artist grow.
Free access to the Painting of the Month Club tutorial on the 1st of every month at no additional cost ($20 value).
1 Guest Speaker/Artist/Crafter
We welcome a guest artist into the group each month to teach you new art mediums as well as guest speakers to help guide you in business growth! Learn from amazing artists like:
- Heidi Easley owner of Texas Art and Soul teaching you all about Paint Parties.
- Tamara Bennett owner of Southern A-Door-nments Decor showing you how to make fun door hangers.
- Kasey Hope owner of P'zazz Art Studio teaching hand lettering and watercolor.
Private Community - The BEST part, Our Tribe!
This is our private Facebook community where you get to know other women just like you! Share photos, progress, and big Wins! Positive Vibes only in this group!
Inside Christie’s Inner Tribe, you’ll learn the same fundamentals and techniques I’ve taught THOUSANDS of painters. Those painters have grown in skill and confidence. They’ve thrived inside our supportive sisterhood.
I could tell you more about what makes Christie’s Inner Tribe such a special community. But I think it’s even better for you to hear directly from some Tribe Sisters.
The Social Easel is camaraderie, family atmosphere, learning new techniques, a beautiful spiritual connection...
“The Social Easel is camaraderie, family atmosphere, learning new techniques, a beautiful spiritual connection, and having lots of fun with Christie and friends rolled up into one beautiful teal and pink bow!
Being a tribe sister gives us all a sense of being special, like we are in the front row seats of the biggest concert in the world. And Christie is the conductor of the greatest orchestra in the world. I’m just ready for the second act with even more enthusiasm than ever!!” - Linda
Learning from Christie has been a blessing as well as a wonderful, fun-filled journey.
“Love being called a Tribe Sister by those who are compassionate, caring and helpful in many ways. Learning from Christie has been a blessing as well as a wonderful, fun-filled journey. My learning experience has been more than I ever expected when I joined over 18 months ago. I love everything about being a Tribe Sister. Thank you fellow Tribe Sisters and Christie - the best in every way known possible!” - Janet
This is the best well-rounded group I belong to and so grateful!
“Initially I joined to learn how to paint acrylic but as time went on, it has become my daily life's connection. It is the camaraderie amongst the Tribe Sisters that many days brings me support, encouragement and not only with sharing our paintings but trusting to share our personal lives, some with struggles, some funny, some accomplishments, I could go on and last but not least the spiritual connection that Christie brings with the Devotional lessons to incorporate in my daily life. This is the best well-rounded group I belong to and so grateful!” - Pauline
Find Your Inner Artist!
Follow my Success Path to Help You Along Your Art Journey!
I provide steps and checklists to help members grow and progress to each level!
Your confidence will grow along with your skills!
- Excited to learn how to paint with acrylics
- May have little or no experience with painting
- Anxious to learn painting basics & techniques
- Encouraged by online community
- Ready to learn advanced techniques
- Knows basic brushstrokes
- Comfortable with color mixing
- Engaged and supportive in online community
- Eager to learn new painting methods
- Mastering blending, shading & highlights
- Growing more confident in their artwork
- Helps mentor others in the group
- Proud of their artwork
- Continually learning new techniques
- Might start creating their own original artwork
- Gives artwork away as gifts or might want to sell
- Can begin to teach others what they have learned
Learn from and be inspired by our guest speakers.
Each month a special guest teaches a lesson inside our group. Learn new art techniques or get guidance on growing your own creative business!
Let's meet a just a few of the amazing instructors inside the group...
Heidi Easley with Texas Art and Soul
How to teach Paint Parties
Tamara Bennett with Southern a-Door-nments Decor
DIY Door Hangers
Kasey Hope with P’zazz Art Studio
Stacey Collins with Wilshire Collections
DIY Home Decor
2 ways to join Christie's Inner Tribe
HOW DOES IT WORK?
Annual Subscription: Payments automatically deduct each year on the date you sign up.
That's 2 months free if you sign up for this 1-year contract!
This group of people gives me a place of belonging and you can't put a price on that!
“The Inner Tribe is a special place for me because of the atmosphere...I feel safe here, not judged and I feel free to express myself through my art and not feel intimidated or criticized...it's my safe place.
Getting to know other sisters and admire their work, receiving words of encouragement! I'm able to paint things I never thought possible! Christie has shown me that if you have the desire to do something, you can do it if you try, and that practice makes perfect! This group of people gives me a place of belonging and you can't put a price on that!” - Bonnie
I love that Christie brings her whole self to this group.
“What brought me to this group is art. Learning, sharing, encouraging each other, cheering each other on. I stay because I love that Christie brings her whole self to this group. Her devotionals are who she is, a part that she courageously shares. Also being with like minded women who pray with and for each other.” - Linda
My painting has improved and my confidence has grown. I'm even selling some of my paintings now...
"I love it all!! I have learned so much in the last year and a half. Love, love having the tutorials. I learn something new with each one. My painting has improved and my confidence has grown. I'm even selling some of my paintings now, even though I'm attached to each and every one! I love the positiveness of the group and the devotions. Christie is so real, even when doing a live or a tutorial. She helps you to realize that even she has "happy little accidents" and it's no big deal. There is no right or wrong in so many techniques. Everyone has a unique style!! Also, I love the fact that this is a Christian group and a safe place to request prayer or just share your difficulties!!” - Trudy
Questions? We have answers.
Why should I join?
How does it work?
What if I have never painted before?
What if I don't have time to watch the videos each week?
I really want to join but I don't have the money!
What if I am already a member of The Painting of the Month Club?
How do the payments work?
What if I teach paint parties? Do I have the rights to your artwork?
It all sounds great, but what if it doesn't work for me?
Why is this better than just watching free tutorials on Youtube?
I'm too old. I always wanted to learn how to paint, but what if I waited too long?
You mentioned donating $1 per month per month to charities. Tell me more.
Copyright Guidelines and Member Agreement
Christie is a marvel, from her heart felt faith to tutorials that make sense and everything in between…
“There are many many reasons to love being a tribe member. Christie is a marvel, from her heart felt faith to tutorials that make sense and everything in between… the community is so supportive, I can't think of a better place to be.” - Suz
2 ways to join Christie's Inner Tribe
HOW DOES IT WORK?
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Exclusive Painting Lessons
EXCLUSIVE painting lessons each month with Christie!
Join my fantastic Inner Tribe Sisterhood in a private FB group!
Access to 175+ of Christie’s painting tutorials to choose from for even more painting practice!
Throughout the month, I help members get past the fear and learn how to trust the process through mini devotionals.
Guest artists and business coaches to help you grow!
Full rights to teach any painting from the vault at LOCAL paint nights! (teaching online is not permitted)
Have fun and win amazing prizes within our group.
Who doesn't like a Bonus!
I will be 78 yrs young next week and I actually can paint, be creative, have fun, share with others, and be proud of what I can do.
“Wow! I discovered that when I met Christie and tried her lessons, not sure if I could afford it, but found a way and I am so indebted to God for bringing her into my life and for all that this so-called "hobby" has given me. I will be 78 yrs young next week and I actually can paint, be creative, have fun, share with others, and be proud of what I can do. I also can finish what I start with painting, not like so many hobbies I've had in my life. Above all, I appreciate the spiritual grounding from Christie's Devotionals and her honesty that allows me to look at myself and let go and let God!” - Pauline
This was the best investment I have ever made for me!
“Wow, who would have thought that I could paint? I really enjoy being a Tribe Sister. This was the best investment I have ever made for me! Thank you Christie and Sisters!” - Candy
“Painting something daily seems to have become a necessity for my well-being.”