IDAL Instructor Biography
Ellie Ellis, CMS is a decorative artisan, Master Stencilist, sculptor, mold-maker and instructor whose expertise in hand-sculpted plaster relief puts her in a rare class of decorative artists. She is a 2-time winner at the prestigious Concrete Décor Show and has been featured in numerous magazines throughout her career as a decorative artist.Ellie has taught for many years at IDAL and other national conventions and is a highly sought-after instructor nationally. Ellie’s passion for teaching rivals with her passion for creating beautiful spaces in plaster reliefs. Students have consistently expressed their gratitude for all that she provides them during her classes.
As one student shared, “Before I took Ellie's class, the only relief technique I had done was simple raised stenciling. I learned so much from Ellie that I was able to complete my first large scale project just weeks after her class. This one project paid for my class many times over.” Grace Douglas @ Gracie Lane Design. Another student, Anna Saddler wrote,” If anyone is hesitating for ONE second to take this phenomenal class. DON'T!! Ellie is the best in the industry in this field, she is a joy, an angel, a delight and a phenomenal teacher who doesn't hold anything back, gives from her heart, and teaches an art that is so exquisitely beautiful, I don't even have enough words to do it justice! You will walk away with a creation you cannot believe you did, and you will walk away a better person because Ellie touched your life.”