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Print and Paint with Stephanie Lee | Instant Access

We are excited to announce that we have a brand new offering of MINI COURSES! Each course will be two hours or less and focus on specific techniques with a price that we KNOW  you will LOVE! We want to see you MAKE and CREATE and PLAY! The first artist in this new offering is the well loved and prolific Stephanie Lee! We knew she would be the perfect artist to kick off the mini courses! There will be four …

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July 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 pulling weeds early in the morning when the air is still cool, having morning tea with our oldest, savoring last moments before Maddy heads back to college, having to laugh when my dinner is a flop, voice texts from friends I am missing desperately, paint on my hands and new ideas that come from that. …

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Beach Cottage Chronicles | Alexis Garrett Featured

  For those of you that have been here for awhile you will have heard about my friend and cherished friendship with Alexis Garrett. We met over 13 years ago on a trip to France. I have always teased that she was the most precious treasure I brought back from that adventure. We have traveled the world together ever since, spent time with each other’s family, I laugh harder with her than anyone in the world, create art together, each …

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An Artist Studio | With Sandi Hester

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! Each month a different artist will welcome us into their space! I hope it will encourage you to cherish your …

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Art as Worship | Join Me In North Carolina

    On July 24th I will be leading a three hour art workshop all about art as worship during Saturate. The world is tired and I often hear from so many around me about the high levels of anxiety and worry that they are carrying. They are often hoping that a certain vacation, or when deadlines or over, or when summer break comes around that the anxiety would lift.  I think we are often waiting for things to end …

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Who Is Interested in a Fall Live Art Workshop?

We have the unexpected opportunity to host a September Field Notes | Flora and Fauna live workshop here at our studio, home and land. We held this workshop for the first time a few weeks ago and the response was so beautiful that we would love to offer another one. Create your own field notebook, cyanotype prints, botanical ink sketches, plein air painting, natural dying, nature walks, pigment and brush making, stitching, and more. We are currently looking to see …

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Free Art Video | Making Cone Incense with Kate Poole

This is free video with Kate Poole and taken from her course The Alchemist. This includes 24 minutes of content. Join Kate as she shares her process of making incense cones. Incense has been used for hundreds of years with healing properties for our mind, soul, body and spirit. Using only 4 ingredients you will create from scratch a beautiful fragrance you can use to warm your home. Once you make this recipe, you will be inspired to create more …

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Everything You Want + Need To Know About Acrylics with Sandi Hester

My friend Sandi Hester has just launched her very first online course on her own network and you don’t want to miss it! Sandi is a not only a prolific painter but an extraordinary teacher. She is sharing everything she has learned about working with acrylics! Come and watch the trailer and read more. WHAT I SHARE IN THIS CLASS Video 1: INTRO / DIFFERENT FORMS OF ACRYLICS / SURFACES & HOW TO PREPARE THEM / BRUSHES (36 minutes): I’ll …