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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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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 …

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Begins Monday! Daydreams and Window Light with Roxanne Evans Stout

Imagine creating a handmade book filled with techniques, layers, and details that you will treasure forever. Roxanne Evans Stout is back on our creative network and she has created a course that will guide you step by step to create a gorgeous artistic book inspired by color and light. Daydreams and Window Light with Roxanne Evans Stout is going Live and Instant on Monday, April 8th at 6am MST. Registration is $52 and the course is 4+ Hours of Content. Come and …

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New Free Art Video | Scribble Art with Kate Thompson

We have just added another free video to our creative network! Today we have released Scribble Art with Kate Thompson. This free video gives you a taste of the course, Sacred Vestments | Expressive Portraits and Figures with Kate Thompson and we hope you will join us for the full class! Kate starts out with loose charcoal and then starts to make marks. Adding marks with pens, pencils, linseed oil or walnut oil and white acrylic paint. It is a fun …

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Early Registration Open! 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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New Free Art Video | Tracing Paper Figures with Dina Wakley

We have just added another free video to our creative network! Today we have released Tracing Paper Figures with Dina Wakley. This free video gives you a taste of the course, Figuratively Speaking and we hope you will join us for the full class! Using a technique of tracing paper and magazines, Dina helps you focus in on the idea of a figure. Gain a feel for proportion and posture by the removal of details and use of abstraction. Come on …

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Early Registration Ending! 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. Early Registration ends on Saturday, March 16th for The Art of Connection | Painting an Expressive Portrait with Lauren Rudolph. Early Registration is $38 and will go to the full price …

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Begins Tuesday! Painting the Light | Expressive Watercolor with Christie Drahnak

Imagine using simple tools to document and create from everyday life?  Join watercolor artist Christie Drahnak on a journey of discovery and expression using watercolor to capture the beauty that is all around you.  In this class, we will start at the beginning and learn watercolor techniques to free you up to be more expressive in your art. We will also create watercolor studies in a sketchbook to use for completed paintings. Join Christie Drahnak as you learn and grow as …

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Early Registration Open! 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! Daydreams and Window Light with Roxanne Evans Stout

Imagine creating a handmade book filled with techniques, layers, and details that you will treasure forever. Roxanne Evans Stout is back on our creative network and she has created a course that will guide you step by step to create a gorgeous artistic book inspired by color and light. Early Registration of $38 Is Ending on Tuesday, March 5th 10 pm MST for Daydreams and Window Light with Roxanne Evans Stout. After March 5th at 10 pm MST, the price will be $52. …

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Early Registration Open! 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. Early Registration for The Art of Connection | Painting an Expressive Portrait with Lauren Rudolph is open for $38 and will go to the full price of $52 on March 16th …

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Early Registration Ending! Painting the Light | Expressive Watercolor with Christie Drahnak

As creatives, we long to learn and grow but to also honor our gifts. That honoring comes in making time for creating in whatever form you are pulled. Creativity is a deep, deep calling and there are always a million excuses not to answer.  Are we worthy of taking the time or spending our resources? We often can ask ourselves what else “should” we be doing instead. Will we even make anything good? Why do we forget that the creating …

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Early Registration Open! Daydreams and Window Light with Roxanne Evans Stout

Imagine creating a handmade book filled with techniques, layers and details that you will treasure forever. Roxanne Evans Stout is back on our creative network and she has created a course that will guide you step by step to create a gorgeous artistic book inspired by color and light. Early Registration for Daydreams and Window Light with Roxanne Evans Stout is open for $38 and will go to the full price of $52 on March 5th at 10 pm MST. The course …

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Early Registration Open! Painting the Light | Expressive Watercolor with Christie Drahnak

As creatives, we long to learn and grow but to also honor our gifts. That honoring comes in making time for creating in whatever form you are pulled. Creativity is a deep, deep calling and there are always a million excuses not to answer.  Are we worthy of taking the time or spending our resources? We often can ask ourselves what else “should” we be doing instead. Will we even make anything good? Why do we forget that the creating …

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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 Summer! 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 and for the first time, ALL COURSES are Included! First Time it …

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Begins Tuesday! Studying Under Berthe Morisot with Michelle Wooderson

If you love to learn, study, practice and get into the head of an artist then you are in for the most wonderful creative adventure with Michelle Wooderson. So many of you have been asking for more Studying Under The Masters courses and if you know Michelle (or once you know her) you will know why she was the most perfect artist to lead the next one. Michelle has a deep love of learning and exploring art techniques and she …

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Two Seasonal Online Courses 40% Off | No Coupon Required

It is the night before Thanksgiving and for many this is the beginning of the Christmas and holiday season. The day after Thanksgiving we go as a family to get our tree and each year the decorations get simpler and the meaning of the holiday becomes more known. We open our home more than every before and we are learning that gathering others is one of the sweetest ways to love others around us. We would like to offer you …

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Begins Friday! Figuratively Speaking with Dina Wakley

Figuratively Speaking begins on Friday! How many of us want to find freedom in our art? I know that creating authentic art that tells a story with loose lines and brush strokes is what I am always working towards. I am so thrilled to share that Dina Wakley is back with a brand new online course and like each of her courses it is filled with COLOR, intentional marks, and storytelling! If you want to get out of your own head …

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Begins Wednesday! | Storytellers and Mavericks with Jeanne Oliver

I believe that if you want others to feel something when they see your art then YOU have to feel something, share something, or work through something when you create your art. I promise you that it shows in what you put out into the world. If you want to create art that evokes emotion and feeling then I hope you will join me in Storytellers & Mavericks. Join me as we create a gorgeous dyed and stitched journal, use natural dyes with papers …

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Begins Monday! | Mixed Media Directions with Rae Missigman

Rae Missigman is the artist that keeps pushing the boundaries of creativity and she has the heart of a teacher. This is such an incredible combination and what always has students going away wanting more. Lucky us that Rae is back with more!  She is bringing our creative network a brand new course that focuses on words and your creative process. It is guaranteed to be colorful fun! Rae’s course, Mixed Media Directions | A Path to Artful Discovery begins Monday, November 12th, …

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Early Registration Ending! Studying Under Berthe Morisot with Michelle Wooderson

If you love to learn, study, practice and get into the head of an artist then you are in for the most wonderful creative adventure with Michelle Wooderson. So many of you have been asking for more Studying Under The Masters courses and if you know Michelle (or once you know her) you will know why she was the most perfect artist to lead the next one. Michelle has a deep love of learning and exploring art techniques and she …

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Begins Sunday! Sacred Vestments | Expressive Portraits and Figures with Kate Thompson

The inspiring and prolific Kate Thompson is back on our creative network with a brand new course!  It is an honor to have had Kate share her techniques and gifts with us over the years and to love the students on our site so lavishly. Kate will be traveling with me May of 2019 for my last The Living Studio abroad (at least for the foreseeable future) because of our joint love of history, imagery, vintage papers and use of …

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Early Bird Ending! Figuratively Speaking with Dina Wakley

*Early Registration Ending How many of us want to find freedom in our art? I know that creating authentic art that tells a story with loose lines and brush strokes is what I am always working towards. I am so thrilled to share that Dina Wakley is back with a brand new online course and like each of her courses it is filled with COLOR, intentional marks, and storytelling! If you want to get out of your own head and start …

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Begins Friday! Art and Nature in Colored Pencil with Kelly Hoernig

Kelly Hoernig is back with another creative adventure using colored pencils. Kelly is an expert in the field of colored pencil art and she has spent years teaching and practicing with this medium. Kelly is also a teacher that lavishes her students with instruction, encouragement and knowledge. It is such an honor to have Kelly back on our creative network!  Art & Nature in Color Pencil with Kelly Hoernig begins Friday, October 26th, 2018! 5+ hours of course content, lifetime* access. From …