Life at the Ranch featuring The Dirty Easel

Ranch at Brushy Creek featuring The Dirty Easel

Life at the Ranch featuring The Dirty Easel


Local Gem: The Dirty Easel by BossBabesATX

February 21, 2016

If you haven’t heard of The Dirty Easel yet, you should definitely check it out! Run by Christiane Michaelis, The Dirty Easel provides a time, plac, and materials for people to get together and create art.  (Recognize Christiane? We’ve worked with The Dirty Easel before at our December Wellness Retreat!)

Read more about Christiane’s business and inspirations below.

Q: What inspired you to start working in your industry? Did you have any role models or learn from someone in particular? 

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Dirty Easel @BossBabes Wellness Retreat


The Dirty Easel @ Studio 512 / KXAN

Christiane Michaelis at studio 512

Christiane Michaelis @ studio512


ladies night out with The Dirty Easel

ladies night out

Fill in the blank: The last time I painted for my own enjoyment was ___________.
As a mom, I’ve attempted to paint numerous times in the past few years. Of course, the whole time I was doing it, I watched my daughter get paint in her hair and on the table, mopped water off the floor as she flung her brush around excitedly, and tried to keep my mouth shut spewing rules so I wouldn’t stifle her creativity.
The Dirty Easel is the brainchild of Christiane Michaelis, resident Austinite, who says that most women don’t make time to simply “create.” (…)

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