Tamara Laporte Bio
Tamara Laporte (‘willowing’) is a creative catalyst of thousands of beautiful people. She is a celebrated mixed media artist and art teacher who has been running her own creative business since late 2008. Her work can be described as ‘mixed media folk art’ with a focus on ‘magical realism’. It ranges from whimsical children’s illustrations to a more stylized fantasy art. Love, mystery, innocence, hope, spirituality, kindness and self-connection inspires her art work. Symbolism and layering play a big part in her work. Her paintings often contain healing themes, uplifting messages and inspirational poetry.
She believes that the act of creating art can be a gateway into healing and personal growth. Deeply passionate and caring for the well-being of the world and its people, Tam works tirelessly to bring uplifting, nourishing, creative and empowering content to her amazing tribe of over 33,000+ souls.
Her work and articles have been published in several art magazines and books and she's been interviewed for several online radio stations. She runs a variety of popular art classes on her ning nework which has over 26,500+ members and grows with about 150-200 mixed enthusiasts each month!
Tam lives and works in the South of England with her handsome husband Andy and two magical boys, Dylan & Elliot.