Meet The Fine Art Cafe Academy’s Contributors 



Elizabeth Collins

Liz enjoys all types of arts and crafts. Her specialty is creating
artworks using Brusho with glue. She loves how different the before and
after photos turn out, leading to a wonderful abstract piece of art. Her
future plans are to hold small teaching sessions for locals to discover
the joys of Brusho.

Cally Lawson

Cally Lawson 

Cally works in mixed media using a variety of strong lines to create movement in her paintings. Cally’s work is expressive and has become progressively more abstract over the last few years.  Working in Mixed Media and as a Youtube Instructor, Cally has a diverse catalogue of instructional videos.


Monique Van dijk

Monique loves all kinds of projects from art journaling to painting and everything in between.

She has a quirky style and although she likes the darker subjects, the colours she uses are often very vibrant

Featured Artist for Creating Magic with Brusho

Jan Hackett  Watercolorist, Alcohol Ink and Insturctor

Jan loves when one of her paintings evoke an emotion from her viewers.  She started painting pet portraits for friends and family that had lost a beloved Doodle to help fill the hole left in their heart.  She found Brusho in 2004 and immediately fell in love with its vibrancy, fluidness and uncontrollability. Jan brings her passion of helping other in finding their style and lover of the Arts.  Jan is the Founder of The Fine Art Café and The Fine Art Café Academy.