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Alla Prima with Marian Parsons | Early Registration Pricing Ending TODAY!

How does a creative gather beauty and then interpret it? What object, light, and pattern begs to be captured through paint and canvas? The eye of the creative is one of the most beautiful gifts to ourselves and others. I have been an admirer and now a friend of Marian Parsons (Miss Mustard Seed) for many years. Whether she is designing a home, refurnishing furniture or painting a still life…how she SEES  and CAPTURES the world and then shares it …

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Alla Prima with Marian Parsons | Early Registration Pricing Ending on Friday!

How does a creative gather beauty and then interpret it? What object, light, and pattern begs to be captured through paint and canvas? The eye of the creative is one of the most beautiful gifts to ourselves and others. I have been an admirer and now a friend of Marian Parsons (Miss Mustard Seed) for many years. Whether she is designing a home, refurnishing furniture or painting a still life…how she SEES  and CAPTURES the world and then shares it …

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May 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 in raking up the winter out of our yard, seeing the first signs of spring, snow and green all mixed together, planning adventures, sun on my face, a slow morning and a hot cup of coffee as I read. Sometimes I even find beauty on the internet. I found so many beautiful little treasures on …

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The Jeanne Oliver Podcast Episode Fifty Four | The Lies of Perfectionism with Sandi Hester

  In this episode Jeanne is talking with artist, generous teacher and amazing you tuber Sandi Hester. Sandi has created a world of color and art in the midst of health issues for many years. This conversation dives deep into the lies of perfectionism and how perfectionism can disguise itself.       Sandi Hester had her first painting lessons around her grandmother’s kitchen table during long summer visits in the countryside of Franklin, Tennessee. Her grandmother was a pottery …

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May Course Special | The Magpie’s Nest with Aimee Bishop 40% Off

This month we offered another free art lesson and it was for Marking with Flame + Quick Rusting Technique from the course The Magpie’s Nest with Aimee Irel Bishop.       For the month of May, you can get The Magpie’s Nest for 40% off with the code MAGPIE40 at checkout.   Are you a collector of the weird and wonderful? Do you long to find your truest artistic expression? Do you find yourself picking up little things that …

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Ten Days of Art with Roselyn Pratt | Early Registration JUST Opened!

Studying the works of the masters is one of the most beautiful ways to engage with your creativity daily and also grow as an artist. Roselyn Pratt has inspired me with her daily honoring of practice but also her love of looking to the past to grow in the present. We are thrilled to share that Roselyn has created a really special course just for us! Roselyn takes you on a creativity journey that will change how you practice, create …

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Free Art Video | Marking with Flame + Quick Rusting Techniques with Aimee Bishop

This is free video with Aimee Bishop taken from her course The Magpie’s Nest. This includes two videos with 11 minutes of content. Join Aimee as she shares two fun techniques for adding marks and interest to your work.  In the first free video she shows you how to safely use fire for mark making and adding dimension to your work.  In the second free video you’ll learn how to transfer rust from random bits of metal onto pieces of …

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The Jeanne Oliver Podcast Episode Fifty Three | Awake Awake with Sheila Atchley

  In this episode Jeanne is talking with artist, teacher and self proclaimed silver-haired ordinary mystic Sheila Atchley. Sheila considers herself a late bloomer in the world of creativity but she has dived in with her whole heart. She has also weathered her own journey with life in the middle and now passionately guides others by taking their hand and sharing a way to live more abundantly.       I’m Sheila Atchley. Artist-author, wisdom-chaser, preacher’s wife, life and creativity …

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Annual Birthday Sale | 40% Off One Online Course!

This is my birthday month and on May 5th I turn 50! I can’t wait to share with you how we are celebrating. I love birthdays! I love making it extra special for those I love and I will squeeze out 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 ONE course …

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I Was Interviewed by The Creative Genius | You Can Listen Now!

    My interview on The Creative Genius Podcast is out! This beautiful podcast is dedicated to helping people everywhere find and unleash their own Creative Genius. Listen & Subscribe on Apple podcasts or wherever you get your podcasts. Please take a moment to leave a review if the episode touched you! This is such a juicy, jam-packed episode. We talk about -What creativity is, and why it is calling us. -How women are more likely to justify why we …

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An Artist Studio | With Sheila Atchley

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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The Jeanne Oliver Podcast Episode Fifty Two | Loss and Grief with Lorraine Bell

  In this episode Jeanne is talking with artist, teacher and adventurer Lorraine Bell. Lorraine lost her husband 6 years ago unexpectedly. Her life in some ways was instantly put on hold and then slowly she came back to life. Join this intimate and vulnerable discussion about loss and grief and finding yourself in the midst of it.       A self-taught Mixed Media Artist, Lorraine divides her time living between The Cayman Islands and Central Florida. A recent …

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The Beauty Chaser Collection | Shop Now

Beauty matters. My whole life I have been a beauty chaser and have often been made fun of because of it. I still pursued it, gathered it, and had my eyes and heart open to it. Being a beauty chaser is more about the heart than the eyes. Have a heart to truly see the beauty that is right in front of you. It is all around. I promise. There are days it is harder to find but that should …

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The Creative Side Hustle | 10 Places to Sell From Etsy to Art Markets

I get asked all of the time how I started our business. I started on ETSY and markets! Everything has grown from there! That is why I am so excited to share this! If you have a beautiful idea but you don’t know where to offer it I hope you will check this out!   My good friend, Andrea Garvey, has just released her Creative Side Hustle course, “10 places to sell from Etsy to Art Markets”. She will guide …

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The Jeanne Oliver Podcast Episode Fifty One | Art with Adele Sypesteyn

  In this episode Jeanne is talking with artist and teacher Adele Sypesteyn. Her architecturally influenced abstract work incorporates multiple layers of texture, color and pattern. Adele is lavishly generous in sharing her process and her genuine interest in helping others to create art through her popular YouTube channel and also her online art academy.           Raised by an artist who incorporated a ceramic kiln and photography studio into our home, I grew up  knowing the …

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Alla Prima with Marian Parsons | Early Registration Open

How does a creative gather beauty and then interpret it? What object, light, and pattern begs to be captured through paint and canvas? The eye of the creative is one of the most beautiful gifts to ourselves and others. I have been an admirer and now a friend of Marian Parsons (Miss Mustard Seed) for many years. Whether she is designing a home, refurnishing furniture or painting a still life…how she SEES  and CAPTURES the world and then shares it …

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The Inspired Line with Zane Prater | Begins Next Week!

I have been captivated by the works on paper and also the murals of Zane Prater for years now. His mastery of line and his ability to bring emotion to the viewer is one of my favorite aspects of his work. I have had the joy of seeing some of his large mural work up close and I always walk away inspired to grow as an artist myself. I am deeply honored to share that Zane has created a stunning …

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April 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 in funny texts, my office being put back together after a year, little peeks of spring, being in the passenger seat as Ben drives, laughing with Maddy, watching Jack share his compositions with the world, long talks with a good friend, sun on my face and sunset with Kelly and a great glass of wine. …

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The Jeanne Oliver Podcast Episode Fifty | A Celiac in Italy with Catalin Varela

  In this episode Jeanne is talking with functional nutritionist, celiac guide and expat living in Florence, Italy, Catalin Varela. As the founder of The Celiac in Italy, Catalin teaches online Italian cooking classes (all gluten free, of course), consults clients on traveling safely in Italy as a celiac, and is an English+Italian speaking resource for all things gluten free Italy.     Catalin Varela is a 20-something American living in Florence. She was diagnosed with celiac disease in 2016 …

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The Art of Gathering | Two Spots Open!

We are about to close registration for this live business and lifestyle workshop that is all about teaching you how we have created beautiful, intentional and profitable workshops for years! Live events have transformed our business! Two spots are open for this June workshop.   Over the past 14 + years we have gathered others through live workshops here in the United States and abroad. Whether we have been leading a group making art along the Seine, taking a bike …

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Free Art Video | Creating a Color Wheel with Marian Parsons

This is free video with Marian Parsons taken from her course The Atelier. This is a two part video with 65 minutes of content. Join Marian as she invites us to play with paints, exercise with color and value, and show us a beautiful world of color wheel making.  You will find yourself immersed in her teaching and appreciate the subtle shifts and differences in color. Come and get your free art lesson HERE.       The video lesson is …

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The Jeanne Oliver Podcast Episode Forty Nine | Home Love + Nesting with Deanne Fitzpatrick

    In this episode, I am talking with artist, author, and teacher Deanne Fitzpatrick. For 6 podcasts we are doing something really special and different. Deanne and I have each chosen three topics that are relevant to us right now. These talks are between two friends that cherish the heart of the other and we hope you will join in the conversation too. In this episode we are talking about home love and nesting.     “Each time I …

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The Wait is Over | Instant Access to Poets + Misfits

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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The Jeanne Oliver Podcast Episode Forty Eight | Keeping a Light with Deanne Fitzpatrick

    In this episode, I am talking with artist, author, and teacher Deanne Fitzpatrick. For 6 podcasts we are doing something really special and different. Deanne and I have each chosen three topics that are relevant to us right now. These talks are between two friends that cherish the heart of the other and we hope you will join in the conversation too. In this episode we are talking about keeping a light for yourself and others.     …

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Back in Stock | Natural Drawing Pigments

We love working with artisans to bring you gorgeous products that enrich your art. life and home. We are thrilled to announce our collaboration with Wallace Seymour to offer you natural drawing pigments sourced from all over Europe. This is a product that I personally wanted to use myself in my own work and after much searching I realized they were not available here in the US. We wanted to change that! We just restocked the pigments you loved the …