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Professional Artist and Instructor- Karen Rae D'Allaird

About Us


Thank you for your interest in Paint and Sip Carmel By The Sea!  This business captures my greatest passions- art & teaching (and wine if I'm being completely honest). I am the sole owner, instructor and host. A classically and commercially trained artist, my experience has spanned over 25 years.  I had my own art school for the last 10 years. My husband and I recently purchased a home in Carmel so we could enjoy the most beautiful place on earth for 5 months out of the year.

This is an Elevated Paint & Sip Experience

Over the years I have seen many paint and sip businesses come and go. What is different about this format is that each artist can choose a unique painting. Most of the references are landscapes and seascapes from the Monterey Peninsula and therefore make a terrific item to take home and hang on the wall. Also, I have prepared a canvas for each image with a basic drawing of the scene so no artist is starting from scratch.  Also, and most importantly...I have been teaching beginners for so long that I know how to get the most from every skill level.  I know the common mistakes and how to avoid them.  I give tricks of the trade, and very practical advice for making a painting you will be proud to show off. Each painting is 11x14, a standard size panel that is easy to travel and frame along with being quick to dry.

Click on the button below to check out my Karen D'Allaird Fine Art Studio website to see my paintings.

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