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Live On Monday! Soul Food with Tiffany Goff Smith

Sometimes you meet another artist and everything they are putting out into the world is so fun, colorful, relatable, joyful and just dripping with my favorites of layers and textures that you cross your fingers that they will want to teach a course and share it with our artists!  You will laugh, create and have fingers covered with paint in our newest online course that will go live on Monday! Join us in Soul Food. What a perfect name for …

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Early Registration Ending! Playing With Fire | Painting + Poetry as Kindling with Sheila Atchley

To have the tools to spill your thoughts out onto a canvas or words upon paper is one of the sweetest freedoms in this life. In this newest online course with Sheila Atchley you will combine both of these acts of expression to transform your day to day creativity and radically change how paintings, thoughts and words come to life. Early Registration is ending for Playing With Fire | Painting + Poetry as Kindling with Sheila Atchley  Early Registration is …

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Early Registration Open! Les Femmes with Renee Mueller

When you look at the work of an artist you are able to see so much deeper into their past, what they find beautiful in this world and an intimate glimpse into what makes them have to create in the first place. Renee Muller is an artist with such a love and history in the theatre and one of the most feminine touches in whatever she is creating. Renee is combining her years of training in the theatre and her …

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Early Registration Open! The Raw of Silence with Emma Petitt

I have become a bit of a collector of the works of Emma Petitt. Each time I have been able to purchase another piece I fall more and more in love with all of the colors, layers, and emotions in her creations. There is so much life in what Emma puts out into the world and her teaching is no different! Early Registration for The Raw of Silence with Emma Petitt is open for $38 and will go to the …

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Early Registration Open! Shelters: Painting the Places that House our Hearts with Mary Gregory

Last fall as I was on a book signing, speaking and live class tour in Round Top, Texas I was surrounded by the most gorgeous art at my friend Holly Kuhn’s shop Old Glory. In gorgeous colors, simple marks, lovely layers I was drawn to the structures created by Mary Gregory. Each piece new to me felt familiar. Whether I was looking at an old barn, farmhouse, church or fields of flowers I saw sweet parts of the world I …

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Semi-Annual 50% Off Sale | Art + Lifestyle Online Workshops

We only do this twice a year and this will not happen again until January next year! For the next 48 hours we are having our Semi Annual 50% off Online Class Sale! USE CODE: JO50 This is the perfect time to stock up on all of those online classes that you have been dreaming about taking. We have so many courses that are on sale for the first time! Starts Now!   48 Hours  Our creative network has some of …

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Early Registration Open! Where Nature Meets The Divine with J. Kirk Richards

The first time I saw an original J. Kirk Richards in person I gasped! The colors, the emotion, the depth of layers. I was instantly in awe of the artist and how he created. For years I have admired and followed his work.  Whether Kirk is working in clay, oils or charcoals he is a master of each. We are receiving the sweetest gift to sit at his feet and truly become an apprentice for a few hours. His work …

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Live Tomorrow! Minimal Collage | Creating More with Less with Leslie Rottner

“Focusing only on imperfect papers and book parts from the past, explore the notion of creating beautiful collage work using very few supplies. No marks, no paint, just paper. Clear the clutter to create space, both mentally and physically, and allow the papers to speak for themselves. Creating a collage that is strong enough to stand on it’s own encourages thoughtful placement knowing it won’t be covered up. Creating a practice of being present in the moment and working with …

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Live Today! An Illustrated Journey with Lorraine Bell

Imagine learning the art techniques that will allow you to connect with your world. The techniques that help you to be fully present in your day to day life. This is a gift to yourself.  Learning how to slow down and see…really see…is one of the greatest lessons to learn and Lorraine Bell will guide you through her process and help you capture the world around YOU. Many of you know Lorraine as one of the team members of “The …

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Early Registration Ending! Soul Food with Tiffany Goff Smith

Sometimes you meet another artist and everything they are putting out into the world is so fun, colorful, relatable, joyful and just dripping with my favorites of layers and textures that you cross your fingers that they will want to teach a course and share it with our artists!  You will laugh, create and have fingers covered with paint in our newest online course opening for early registration today. Join us in Soul Food. What a perfect name for a …

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Early Registration Open! Playing With Fire | Painting + Poetry as Kindling with Sheila Atchley

To have the tools to spill your thoughts out onto a canvas or words upon paper is one of the sweetest freedoms in this life. In this newest online course with Sheila Atchley you will combine both of these acts of expression to transform your day to day creativity and radically change how paintings, thoughts and words come to life. Early Registration for Playing With Fire | Painting + Poetry as Kindling with Sheila Atchley is open for $38 and …

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New Free Art Video | Exploring Negative Space with Pauline Agnew

We have just added another free video to our creative network! Today we have released Exploring Negative Space  with Pauline Agnew. This free video gives you a taste of the course, Feel The Pose | Creating Expressive and Energetic Figure Drawings and we hope you will join us for the full class! From Pauline- When the penny dropped for me and I really ‘got’ how to see negative space when I was drawing, my drawing really improved. It’s one thing …

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New Free Art Video | Etching in Color with Rae Missigman

We have just added another free video to our creative network! Today we have released Etching in Color  with Rae Missigman. This free video gives you a taste of the course, Mixed Media Directions | A Path to Artful Discovery. and we hope you will join us for the full class! Concealing layers of our work can be more much than a shield. Consider the words, for a moment, that we employ as a foundation for our art. These might …

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My Birthday Sale! 40% Off One Course

Not much has changed since this photo! I still wear my hair in pigtails and I am a sucker for convertibles! I love birthdays! I love making it extra special for those I love and I will squeeze all of the goodness I can when it comes to me too. I have been known to keep it going for as long as I can and I am not ashamed! Come celebrate with me and get a course that you have …

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My Journey In Morocco | The Sahara Part One

      You can read part one, two, three, four, five and six.   It was now time to pack up and say goodbye to Aistisfoul. Hadn’t we just arrived and unpacked all of our clothes and organized our art supplies? How was it already time to go?   We were about to head deep into the desert and it would be the adventure to the rest we had just experienced. We were told to only pack a few …

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My Journey In Morocco | Aitisfoul

    You can read part one, two, three, four and five. I am such a homebody so when we arrived at Aitisfoul I could feel my whole mind and body let out a huge exhale. Home. We were home for the next week.   |The patio off our room|   As we went to bed that first night we could hear the rain hitting the windows and rooftop and it was the most dreamy way to drift to sleep …

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My Journey In Morocco | Traveling Into The Desert Part Two

Part One, Part Two, Part Three, Part Four Waking up to farmland, green fields and distant palm trees. Each day of travel was truly a visual feast. Each mile out of Marrakech was bringing us closer and closer to our resting place that would be Aitisfoul.     As we were making our way to Aitisfoul (the home and Kasbah of Kamal and Michelle) we stopped at a vintage rug market. One thing that is hard to get used to …

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My Journey in Morocco | Traveling Into The Desert Part One

  Part One, Part Two, Part Three When I signed up for this adventure I signed up and paid and then just sat back. To be honest I didn’t do more than glance at the itinerary or any of the details. I know Michelle and I trusted her and part of what I was looking forward to was participating in this trip without having to work out all of the details. I trusted her eye, her taste and how she …

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Early Registration Ending! Minimal Collage | Creating More with Less with Leslie Rottner

“Focusing only on imperfect papers and book parts from the past, explore the notion of creating beautiful collage work using very few supplies. No marks, no paint, just paper. Clear the clutter to create space, both mentally and physically, and allow the papers to speak for themselves. Creating a collage that is strong enough to stand on it’s own encourages thoughtful placement knowing it won’t be covered up. Creating a practice of being present in the moment and working with …

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My Journey In Morocco | Marrakech Part III

You can read Part One HERE. You can read Part Two HERE. The first full day in a new city usually is full of too much to take in and when you are as far away from home as Africa it means new languages, smells, sounds, textures, colors, social norms, clothing, and even worship. I had a hard time keeping up with the group that first day because I kept on noticing the little things. The tiles, the light against …

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Early Registration Open! Soul Food with Tiffany Goff Smith

Sometimes you meet another artist and everything they are putting out into the world is so fun, colorful, relatable, joyful and just dripping with my favorites of layers and textures that you cross your fingers that they will want to teach a course and share it with our artists!  You will laugh, create and have fingers covered with paint in our newest online course opening for early registration today. Join us in Soul Food. What a perfect name for a …

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My Journey In Morocco | Marrakech Part II

  You can find Part One HERE. As soon as I was undressed (down to my underwear because that was what I was told) I put on a robe and was met outside the small changing space and taken down the dark hallway with all lights putting off a soft red glow. At the end of the hallway they opened the door and I walked into a small dark room filled with steam, the scent of eucalyptus, a stone bench …

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My Journey In Morocco | Marrakech Part I

Last summer as we were getting out of the car to head to our town pool I had an email come into my inbox telling me that registration had just opened for my friend Michelle Fletcher’s first big workshop in Morocco. I have been friends with Michelle for many years now. Through art and business, our hearts have been tied together. She made some huge life changes within the past three years and I had been so inspired by her …

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Begins Tuesday! The Art of Connection with Lauren Rudolph

Imagine painting a portrait with layer after layer of color and detail. Imagine learning so well how to sketch and bring emotion into your work that your art just gets richer and draws others in. Imagine an online course that guides you to your next level as an artist. The Art of Connection | Painting an Expressive Portrait with Lauren Rudolph is live tomorrow, April 16th! Registration is $52 and will be Instant Access at 6am MST.  The course is …

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Early Registration Ending! An Illustrated Journey with Lorraine Bell

Imagine learning the art techniques that will allow you to connect with your world. The techniques that help you to be fully present in your day to day life. This is a gift to yourself.  Learning how to slow down and see…really see…is one of the greatest lessons to learn and Lorraine Bell will guide you through her process and help you capture the world around YOU. Many of you know Lorraine as one of the team members of “The …