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Deconstructed Faces with Kate Thompson | Early Registration Pricing Ending

I have several Kate Thompson works of art in our own home and the more you look, the more you see. What from a distance looks likes a portrait soon becomes lines, texture, layers, history, wire, plaster, and most importantly…a story. Kate is a master at breaking down the face and then adding the most unique elements back into the work. Grab your favorite collections of vintage ephemera, old pieces of cloth, and maybe even a little plaster, and let’s …

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Expressive Ancestor Portraits with Erin Faith Allen | Welcome Video

    Welcome video from Erin Faith Allen In this video I share the backstory of how and why I became passionate about creating with history and my ancestors. We will be focused on creatively expressing what you do know about your ancestors. If you know nothing about your ancestors … it is my wish for you that you will be inspired to learn. Learning about my ancestors was the bridge that carried me outside of my own personal story …

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Expressive Ancestor Portraits with Erin Faith Allen | Registration Open

As I was growing up I dreamed of being an archeologist. I had a deep love of history, stories, and the idea of uncovering what was hidden. It was not until I was a working artist that I found it surprising that so many of the other artists that I admired also had this same dream as a child. I find it beautiful to realize that so many of the artists that I connect with create work with layers, stories …

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Holiday Home*ologie with Daune Pitman | Registration Open

The holidays are approaching and I KNOW your hearts for family, home and gathering because you share them with me often. I know that you want attention to detail and beauty but most of all you want a home where people feel seen and loved! Women are atmosphere changers of their homes and gatherings and with Thanksgiving and Christmas just around the corner how can we make home the best place to be this holiday? We are in for the …

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The Magpie’s Nest with Aimee Irel Bishop | Instant Access

There are those among us that travel this life with an open heart and eyes to see the beauty around them. In every way, this is my friend Aimee Irel Bishop. She has an appreciation and knowledge of the land she lives on, a confidence in her own creative process, an encouraging spirit, and the heart to give it all away. She knows that her process comes from an unending well of creativity and she shares her knowledge and process …

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October Course Special | Pen Paint Paper with Julie Hamilton

Yesterday we offered another free art lesson and it was for Doodle Drawings from the course Pen Paint Paper with Julie Hamilton.   We are offering the full course Pen Paint Paper for 30% off for the month of October only. Use code PENPAINTPAPER30 at checkout.   If you have not taken this course you are in for a treat! You will leave completely inspired by Julie and her art!  

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Free Art Video | Doodle Drawings with Julie Hamilton

In this free art lesson you will begin by creating organic ground markings on a simple piece of paper with your sharpie. These markings can be slow and controlled or chaotic mindless scribbles and doodling. Either way you end up with an amazing piece. In this easy to follow lesson Julie begins her meditative process to see what is revealed through mark making, doodling, highlighting and drawing with scissors. Her heart is for you to allow yourself to create organically, …

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Last Big Sale of the Year! | 40% off one Online Course

  Fourteen years ago I had a one, five and seven year old and once they were in bed each night I would create until the early hours in the morning. I look back now on those nights and know that those hours to myself to create and finding time no matter the exhaustion the next day was what brought my creativity back to life. It all started with home, gathering, making handmade journals, and altered letters and frames. The …

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Words and Art with Shaunna Parker | Instant Access

Have you ever wished you had a personal cheerleader to not only speak encouragement over you but to take your hand and show you what is possible? Well, that is exactly what you get in the heart and voice of Shaunna Parker of the Creative Exponent! She was made to encourage and bring joy and she shares it generously! Whether you are a born writer or you are just getting your feet wet…you will love this course that shows you …

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14 Year Anniversary Sale | One Course 40% Off

  Fourteen years ago I had a one, five and seven year old and once they were in bed each night I would create until the early hours in the morning. I look back now on those nights and know that those hours to myself to create and finding time no matter the exhaustion the next day was what brought my creativity back to life. It all started with home, gathering, making handmade journals, and altered letters and frames. The …

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Foraged Landscapes with Kristy Kensinger | Registration Open

Want to learn to gather your own pigment, make art supplies from scratch and then create landscapes from your foraged finds? If you are lover of nature and the world around you THIS course is what you have been waiting for!   Each teacher on our creative network has been handpicked because I see something so special and unique about what they offer and how they share that journey. When I think back to what first drew me to Kristy Kensinger it …

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Deconstructed Faces with Kate Thompson | Early Registration Open

I have several Kate Thompson works of art in our own home and the more you look, the more you see. What from a distance looks likes a portrait soon becomes lines, texture, layers, history, wire, plaster, and most importantly…a story. Kate is a master at breaking down the face and then adding the most unique elements back into the work. Grab your favorite collections of vintage ephemera, old pieces of cloth, and maybe even a little plaster, and let’s …

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The Magpie’s Nest with Aimee Irel Bishop | Registration Open

There are those among us that travel this life with an open heart and eyes to see the beauty around them. In every way this is my friend Aimee Irel Bishop. She has an appreciation and knowledge of the land she lives on, a confidence in her own creative process, an encouraging spirit and the heart to give it all away. She knows that her process comes from an unending well of creativity and she shares her knowledge and process …

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Rest + Encouragment

There are so many big things going on in the world and within our country and in addition this doesn’t mean that the hurt and pain of day to day life goes away. During these times and always my only hope is Jesus. I was thinking about what I could share with you if you are struggling right now and you are needing words of life and encouragement poured over you. I am working on some new things that will …

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Words and Art with Shaunna Parker | Registration Open

Have you ever wished you had a personal cheerleader to not only speak encouragement over you but to take your hand and show you what is possible? Well, that is exactly what you get in the heart and voice of Shaunna Parker of the Creative Exponent! She was made to encourage and bring joy and she shares it generously! Whether you are a born writer or you are just getting your feet wet…you will love this course that shows you …

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September Course Special | Fresh Blooms with Mary Gregory 30% Off

  Yesterday we offered another free art lesson and it was for Sketchy Roses from the course Fresh Blooms with Mary Gregory.   We thought it would be fun to also offer the full course Fresh Blooms for 30% off for the month of September only. Use code FRESHBLOOMS30 at checkout.   If you have not taken this course you are in for a treat! You will fall in love with Mary and her art!    

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Free Art Video | Sketchy Roses with Mary Gregory

In this free art lesson you will begin by creating a floral still life sketch using three colors in a sketchy and loose format that will bring your piece to life! In this easy to follow lesson, Mary’s emphasis is to keep it simple and light for all skill types.  Her kindness flows in her teaching and allows you to feel confident while you are in the process of creating alongside her.         The video lesson is …

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Foraged Landscapes with Kristy Kensinger | Early Registration Open

Want to learn to gather your own pigment, make art supplies from scratch and then create landscapes from your foraged finds? If you are lover of nature and the world around you THIS course is what you have been waiting for!   Each teacher on our creative network has been handpicked because I see something so special and unique about what they offer and how they share that journey. When I think back to what first drew me to Kristy Kensinger it …

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The Alchemist | Instant Access

The first time I ever met Kate Poole I asked her what perfume she was wearing. I then became obsessed knowing she created natural skincare products and perfumes. Her spirit is gentle and kind and how she sees the world and nature invites us to see the beauty everywhere. These eyes of knowledge of nature invites us to slow down and connect with the healing properties at our fingertips. If your heart is desiring to know what to grow and …

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Wallflowers with Renee Mueller | Instant Access

What does the art of a dancer and choreographer look like? When it is the art of Renee Mueller it is intentional, graceful, full of elegance, moments of unexpected beauty that take your breath away and subtle reminders that beauty is everywhere if you take the time to look. It is always the sweetest honor to host a course by my dear friend and peer, Renee Mueller. Instant access for Wallflowers with Renee Mueller. Registration is $62.  The course is 5 …

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Beneath the Surface with Melissa Fink | Instant Access

What makes us take a second look at a work of art? So often it is the layers and textures that we didn’t see the first time but these layers beneath the surface bring us back for another look. Melissa Fink expresses her art through layers, textures, a soft palette and her interpretation of nature. Melissa is back on our creative network with a stunning new online course that will open your eyes to not only the beauty around you …

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Textural Minimalism with Stephanie Lee | Instant Access

Stephanie Lee is one of the most authentic artists I know. She has been a pioneer in metalsmithing, plaster and mixed media and in sharing the creative process. At the very beginning of my own rediscovered creative journey it was Stephanie that guided me. She didn’t know it but she was one of a few that I followed and studied with a heart so eager to take what I had and make it into something that would eventually feel authentic …

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Free Art Video | Floral Apron with Danielle Donaldson

Join Danielle Donaldson for Floral Apron. In this free art lesson you will create using simple colors on your palette that will leave your piece with an aesthetic, sun-bleached look.  Danielle will share techniques from splashing to shadowing.  Her color mixing and details are thoughtful and gentle and allow you to feel at ease.       The video lesson is free but you still need to be logged into your account on jeanneoliver.com to access the video. If you have any …

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The Roundup |Free Beauty Found on the Internet

I am constantly in awe of the beauty that is there if you have your eyes open to it. Sometimes it will be the little things like the sound of the fountain as I am pulling weeds in the garden, the kids wanting to tell me about their day, an orange and pink sunset, the horses neighing across the road and even beauty found on the internet given by complete strangers. I found so many beautiful little treasures on the …

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The Alchemist with Kate Poole | Registration Open

The first time I ever met Kate Poole I asked her what perfume she was wearing. I then became obsessed knowing she created natural skincare products and perfumes. Her spirit is gentle and kind and how she sees the world and nature invites us to see the beauty everywhere. These eyes of knowledge of nature invites us to slow down and connect with the healing properties at our fingertips. If your heart is desiring to know what to grow and …