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Poets + Misfits with Jeanne Oliver |Registration Open

Do you see beauty all around you? Do you gather words, nature, and objects that others toss aside? Do you create to bring new ideas to life and to also calm the stirrings inside of you? Are you open to what is and what can be? You are a poet! In this course we will take stitches, elements of nature, our mark making and create unexpected beauty. Use elements you already have on hand and often what others consider trash …

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My Top Ten Tips For Creating a Cozy and Authentic Home

  I believe spaces should be used well, beauty should not be saved just for company and home should reflect the hearts that live there and not just the trends we see around us. I am not a designer but putting home together has been my heart for as long as I can remember. Once I became a wife and mother I had to make a choice to either have my perfect space or create a space that was perfect …

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Proof of Life | Journal Entry No. 13

Welcome to the Proof of Life journal entry series. Writing more in general, and specifically with you, is something I hope to continue. Like many of you, life has become clearer over the past few years and there are many things I have dropped along the way that I deeply desire to pick back up. In turn, there are things I never want to pick up again. From the very beginning, I have always felt like we are on this …

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An Artist Studio | With Jeanne Oliver

    As a creative, one of my favorite things in the world is to step into the creative space of another. I love when an artist shares their space, how they use it, a peek into their favorite tools and even what they are currently working on. I hope you will join me for the brand new An Artist Studio series! I will kick off the series and then each month a different artist will welcome us into their …

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The Jeanne Oliver Podcast Episode Forty Three | Don’t Compare Your Seasons with Danielle Donaldson

    In this episode, Jeanne is talking with artist, author, and teacher Danielle Donaldson. In this episode, Danielle talks about being a late bloomer in art, not comparing our seasons of life, creating art during life transitions and finding your way as you grow as a creative.       Danielle Donaldson is an artist, author and educator renowned for her use of complex color palettes and delicately drawn details. Her work incorporates an imaginative array of subjects, from …

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February Round-Up | Free Beauty Found on the Internet

I am constantly in awe of the beauty that is all around me if I have my eyes open to it. Sometimes I find it snowshoeing on our property after a snowstorm, reading by the fire, one simple candle lit, catching myself humming, displaying new photos of our children, having my mom over for dinner and making one more mark on a new piece of art.  Sometimes I even find beauty on the internet.  I found so many beautiful little …

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Poets + Misfits Limited Edition Art Kit

  We are thrilled to offer our first course art kit! Poets + Misfits is the first online course where we thought we could thoughtfully and intentionally curate a kit that would match the uniqueness of the online workshop.   This is a limited edition art kit.   Each kit will include: 1 Peg and Awl 6″ bookbinding kit 1 Handmade leather artist’s journal Natural mineral pigment and bundled sage from our land 1 Sweet Girl stencil 1 bundle of …

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Free Art Video | Sketchbook Exercises with Diane Reeves

This is free video with Diane Reeves taken from her course Line + Form. This is a three part video with 22 minutes of content. Join Diane Reeves as she shares her process for interpreting the world around her with lines and forms. Using a sketchbook, images of interior spaces, brush and ink, she will walk you through her stunning process of seeing. Each piece leaves you with a work of art and eyes to see beauty all around you. …

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The Jeanne Oliver Podcast Episode Forty Two | Motherhood and Creativity with Miriam Schulman

    In this episode, Jeanne is talking with artist, author, and mentor Miriam Schulman. Her podcast, The Inspiration Place, is on the top 1% of all podcasts globally and is listened to in over 40 countries. In this episode, Miriam talks about the positive impact that motherhood has had on her as a woman, an artist and business owner.     Miriam Schulman is an artist, author and founder of The Inspiration Place and The Artists Incubator Coaching Program where she helps artists …