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Eyes Wide Open | Finally Available as a Print!

  I am so excited to offer Eyes Wide Open as a print. This piece means so much to me and was created during a time when I desperately wanted to have my heart and mind open to the world around me, not to turn from things I don’t understand and to see so deeply that we are all connected. This piece was originally created on canvas with acrylic paint, charcoal, ink, graphite, stabilo and vintage ephemera. You can purchase …

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The Jeanne Oliver Podcast Episode Ten | Leverage What Makes You Unique

    I am talking with Kristin Varela-Schild about her journey of trusting her intuition while building strong and sustainable businesses. The more she learned to leverage what makes her unique she was able to build businesses that impacted her world. This podcast is all about following your gut, learning to think outside the box and infusing more of you into your business.       Episode Summary I am talking with Kristin Varela-Schild about her journey of trusting her …

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Early Registration Just Opened! | Colorful Joy with Andrea Garvey

It is a pretty sweet thing when the joy of the art matches the joy of the artist. If you have experienced the color, fun, freedom and play of seeing Andrea Garvey work, share her art and connect with her students you know for sure what I am talking about. We are thrilled to announce Andrea’s first online workshop on our creative network and we hope that this special course will be such a place of joy and play for …

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How To Make Birthdays Special for Men During Sheltering In Place

  I love birthdays! One whole day to love on just one person. One day that allows you to give a person a glimpse into how much their life means to you! It is almost 22 years ago that our birthday tradition began. It was my birthday during our first year of marriage and my day started off with a stack of envelopes. Keep in mind that we barely had any money in those years but what followed made me …

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Come and Get Your Free Course | Art of Home

We have members from all over the world and like never before we see each other and can relate on a whole new level. I wish it wouldn’t have taken this pandemic but I am thankful for all of the ways I am seeing people reach out, encourage, give what they can and to spread joy.  While we are all spending more time at home on lockdown we wanted to make sure you have some creating to do. Each week …

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How To Make Birthdays Special For Children During Sheltering In Place

  I love birthdays! One whole day to love on just one person. One day that allows you to give a person a glimpse into how much their life means to you! It is almost 22 years ago that our birthday tradition began. It was my birthday during our first year of marriage and my day started off with a stack of envelopes. Keep in mind that we barely had any money in those years but what followed made me …

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What I Have Learned Through Homeschooling | Even If This Is Just Temporary For You

This year marks our 15th year of officially homeschooling and as I reflect back over this journey I am in awe and humbled by what has been invested, how our family has been impacted and how I have changed as a mom and wife. A few weeks ago I was talking with Kelly about all of the things I have learned about our home, family, children and myself over these years homeschooling. The biggest being myself.  Whether your kids are …

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The Jeanne Oliver Podcast Episode Nine | Thru Hiking the Appalachian Trail

    I am talking with Calvin and Patti Yarbrough better known as Tripper and Slipper on the Appalachian Trail. In this podcast we are talking about thru hiking the Appalachian Trail, what it took to accomplish this adventure but how this opportunity also shaped how they continue to live today. They are a beautiful story of how living with less is definitely more.     Episode Summary I am talking with Calvin and Patti Yarbrough better known as Tripper …

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Instant Access Tomorrow | Buy Art as Affirmation and Get Art as Allegory as a Free Gift!

*For a limited time when you purchase Art as Affirmation you will also receive Art as Allegory as a free gift! There are times when an artist opens the doors to their studio and process and gently takes your hand to show you the way. That is how I have always seen Stephanie Lee. She guides. She gently and beautifully guides. I have seen it in person, in her words, her actions and through her online teaching.  If you want to give …

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New Free Art Video | Paint Play with Carolina Della Valle

  We have just added another free video to our creative network! Today we have released Paint Play with Carolina Della Valle. This free video is taken from Carolina’s course Show Up and Shut Up. Understanding how paint behaves is an important part of learning a new medium. Discovering your favorite brushstrokes or ideal paintbrushes, learning the marks that make you melt or the color combos that make you giddy…allow you to begin understanding your preferences as an artist and …

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Early Registration Price Ending | The Painted Prairie with Beth Cole

What if you could capture a feeling of the landscapes around you? What would that feel like to create art that brought yourself and others to a place of rest just by looking at it? That is what Beth Cole’s work does for me. It is a giant exhale and I can almost feel the breeze, sun on my face and the sounds of the birds in the air.  This is such a gift that Beth has to capture landscapes …

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Instant Access Tomorrow! | Flower Parade with Kate Thompson

The prolific Kate Thompson is back on our creative network with a gorgeous new online course! We are the luckiest to be able to offer her talents, techniques and unique ideas to all of you! Kate is an exceptional teacher with out of the box techniques that help each one of us get out of our head and to create work that is all our own. Instant Access Tomorrow for Flower Parade with Kate Thompson ! The registration price is $62 …

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Early Registration Just Opened! | Specimens of the Secret Forest with Idania Salcido

I have wanted to offer a doll making course on our site for years and when I saw Idania’s handmade dolls mixed with her incredible sketches that compliment them I knew I had found such an incredible artist with a unique and beautiful way of bringing the art of doll making to others. I have held these dolls in my hands and each one is a work of pure art! Through stitching, hand-formed clay heads, sweet hand-painted faces and then …

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Early Registration is Ending! | The Curious Artist with Lucy Cooke

When I think of Lucy Cooke’s work I instantly think of joyful play! Whether she is working in fabulous color or doing simple graphite sketches there is always whimsey and fun in whatever she is bringing to life. It is with pure joy for Lucy and her much needed artistic freedom that I announce that she is back on our creative network with a brand new online course! Early Registration is ending for The Curious Artist with Lucy Cooke. Early …

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For All of You Small Business Owners | How to connect with your customers and get creative with your sales!

Yesterday I was getting so many emails and private messages from small business owners worried about all of closures with Corona and wondering how to keep their businesses alive during this very unexpected time. I hope this video gives you new ideas how to connect with those that already love what you offer, opens up your following to new customers and inspires new creative ideas in how to offer your product, service or experience to your people in new and …

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Early Registration Has Just Opened! The Working Art Journal with Pam Carriker

The one thing we know to still do that brings joy and creativity right now is to do what we do and that is to offer beautiful online art workshops! Our teachers have planned for months for their offerings and we are excited to release them out into the world. So, you keep washing your hands and we will keep making art workshops and bringing community together online! A percentage of all sales will be going to help families with …

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The Jeanne Oliver Podcast Episode Seven | Shabby Chic with Rachel Ashwell

    I am talking with Rachel Ashwell, the creator of the iconic brand Shabby Chic. Rachel talks about the huge influences that led to her love of vintage and design, her own journey of living in the US and Britain (and how she lives differently in each), how she honors her creativity and how she knows when she needs to say no to new opportunities. This is an honest and authentic look into the heart and mind of the …

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The Jeanne Oliver Podcast Episode Six | Turning Passion into Business with Bob Taylor

    I am talking with Bob Taylor, Co-founder and President of Taylor Guitars. Bob generously shares his creative and business journey from growing a small business, setting his company apart, a partnership that transformed a company and using his platform to make social and environmental changes. For anyone that wants to follow your passions and see where it can lead…this podcast will leave you inspired and encouraged!     Episode Summary I am talking with Bob Taylor, Co-founder and …

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Registration Closing TONIGHT! | Creatively Made Business Will Not Run Again Until Fall

    *Final hours of registration* Creatively Made Business will not run again until fall! Get instant access to Module One and Module Two will begin on Monday. For all of the dreamers, creators, and builders out there…this is for you! Come into our studio and take a seat because we are about to share everything we have learned to build a strong, sustainable and scalable business. Ready to change your life and business?     How could your life …

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Early Registration Ending | Art as Affirmation with Stephanie Lee

There are times when an artist opens the doors to their studio and process and gently takes your hand to show you the way. That is how I have always seen Stephanie Lee. She guides. She gently and beautifully guides. I have seen it in person, in her words, her actions and through her online teaching.  If you want to give yourself the gift of learning, playing and exploring mixed with a whole lot of wonder…you will not want to …

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The Jeanne Oliver Podcast Episode Five | Restoration House with Kennesha Buycks

    Kennesha Buycks has traveled the road of stay at home mom, furniture restorer, blogger, author and now using her platform to talk about race. Join me for a podcast that shows what is possible when we say yes to the small things so we can later be prepared to say yes to what is next.     Episode Summary I am talking with designer, author and blogger Kennesha Buycks about humble soul saving beginnings, finding your purpose and …

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Early Registration Has Just Opened! | The Painted Prairie with Beth Cole

What if you could capture a feeling of the landscapes around you? What would that feel like to create art that brought yourself and others to a place of rest just by looking at it? That is what Beth Cole’s work does for me. It is a giant exhale and I can almost feel the breeze, sun on my face and the sounds of the birds in the air.  This is such a gift that Beth has to capture landscapes …

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Early Registration Ending | Flower Parade with Kate Thompson

The prolific Kate Thompson is back on our creative network with a gorgeous new online course! We are the luckiest to be able to offer her talents, techniques and unique ideas to all of you! Kate is an exceptional teacher with out of the box techniques that help each one of us get out of our head and to create work that is all our own. Early Registration ending for Flower Parade with Kate Thompson is open for $42 and …

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Early Registration Has Just Opened! | The Curious Artist with Lucy Cooke

When I think of Lucy Cooke’s work I instantly think of joyful play! Whether she is working in fabulous color or doing simple graphite sketches there is always whimsey and fun in whatever she is bringing to life. It is with pure joy for Lucy and her much needed artistic freedom that I announce that she is back on our creative network with a brand new online course! Early Registration is now open for The Curious Artist with Lucy Cooke. …

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The Jeanne Oliver Podcast Episode Four | Publishing vs. Self-Publishing with Tonia Jenny

    Publishing vs. Self-Publishing! Yikes! I am talking with editor Tonia Jenny all about the pros and cons between publishing and self-publishing. A writer has more choices than ever and Tonia talks about what a publisher is looking for, how to pitch your book idea and when to know when self-publishing is for you. If you have a book idea and don’t know what to do with it, you will not want to miss this episode!     Episode …