Still Life

Experiments on Paper | Instant Access + Watch the Trailer

          In this two part online workshop you will create multiple abstract works on paper. I share my techniques and methods of creating layers and texture within my work, composition, how to get unstuck and how to finish your work and how to take smaller works to inspire larger works. We […]
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Experiments on Paper Begins TOMORROW | Last Days to Get Early Registration Pricing

    Join me for another live Zoom art workshop. This session will be all about abstract techniques on paper. I have so much I want to share with you so we are making this a special two part workshop. Our first session will be 10-noon MT followed by a two hour break and then […]
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Experiments on Paper Begins in 2 Days | Last Days to Get Early Registration Pricing!

    Join me for another live Zoom art workshop. This session will be all about abstract techniques on paper. I have so much I want to share with you so we are making this a special two part workshop. Our first session will be 10-noon MT followed by a two hour break and then […]
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Experiments on Paper Begins in 3 Days! | Final Days for Early Registration Pricing

    Join me for another live Zoom art workshop. This session will be all about abstract techniques on paper. I have so much I want to share with you so we are making this a special two part workshop. Our first session will be 10-noon MT followed by a two hour break and then […]
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Experiments on Paper | Early Registration Pricing Ending

    Join me for another live Zoom art workshop. This session will be all about abstract techniques on paper. I have so much I want to share with you so we are making this a special two part workshop. Our first session will be 10-noon MT followed by a two hour break and then […]
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Art as Worship is Coming to Franklin, TN | Registration Open!

UPDATE: SOLD OUT TO GET ON THE WAITLIST PLEASE FOLLOW THE LINKS BELOW AND CONNECT WITH VANESSA   Art as Worship in Franklin, TN August 16-17, 2024 We are taking Art as Worship to Franklin, TN! I have been invited to share my heart when it comes to our creativity and worship. I am so […]
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10 Days Until Experiments on Paper | Early Registration Available!

    Join me for another live Zoom art workshop. This session will be all about abstract techniques on paper. I have so much I want to share with you so we are making this a special two part workshop. Our first session will be 10-noon MT followed by a two hour break and then […]
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One-On-One Business Consulting | Spring Calendar Open

I am thrilled to share the the spring calendar for consulting is now open.  One-on-one business consults is one of my favorite ways to connect with business owners and so much can be accomplished during this time. Whether you want to meet face-to-face or live on zoom we have options for both. I know what […]
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Beautiful Live Workshops | The Round-Up

There are always so many gorgeous live workshops to choose from! Since I know so many of the artists that curate incredible experiences I wanted to share them and where they are heading this year (and next). Even if you do not travel with them this year please go follow them on IG, subscribe to […]
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What Is Inspiring Me | April 2024

I wanted to share more of what I am reading, watching, listening to and learning etc. There is so much beauty all around us and we have to be intentional to make sure that what we consume (watch, read, listen to, learn) feeds us in beautiful ways. BUT the other message I know to be […]
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April Online Course Special | 50% off The Art of Gathering with Jeanne Oliver

  Our APRIL 50% off course special is The Art of Gathering with Jeanne Oliver.     Over the past 16 + 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 ride through the […]
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Proof of Life | Journal Entry No. 16

  I had been in Italy for almost a month teaching art workshops for Daune Pitman and the trip was ending with time to rest in Florence. It was the day before heading back to the US and Daune and I had planned to catch the fast train to Arezzo for the once a month […]
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March 2024 Beauty Round-Up | Beauty Found

In 2019 I traveled more than I have ever traveled. I had more trips throughout the US and Europe than ever before and my companion on these trips was the book Ninth Street Women by Mary Gabriel and my stitching.  This month for our beauty round-up of free beauty found I thought these women would […]
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Experiments on Paper | A Live Zoom Art Workshop

Join me for another live Zoom art workshop. This session will be all about abstract techniques on paper. I have so much I want to share with you so we are making this a special two part workshop. Our first session will be 10-noon MT followed by a two hour break and then we will […]
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Pop-Up Sale THIS Saturday! | Facebook Live Sale

This Saturday we are having a fun pop-up sale over in our JO Creative Community FB group. We are moving and we have lots of incredible inventory that is often offered only at our live workshops! We thought it would be fun to do a FB live and have a sale on these items. We […]
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Will I See You in Round Top, Texas in a Few Weeks? | Get My Favorite Recommendations!

I will be back in Round Top in just a few weeks and I can not wait! I will see some of you that are coming to the sold out The Vintage Round Top Shopping + Art Retreat! Paige and I have wanted to do something like this for years and we are both so […]
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Wild at Art with Daune Pitman and Jeanne Oliver | Instant Access

    Unlock the artist within and let nature be your canvas in Wild at art – where creativity and the great outdoors collide. Embark on a journey of artistic discovery with Wild at Art, where the beauty of nature becomes the palette of your imagination. Click HERE to register.   Discover the magic in […]
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Encaustic Memory Keepers with Crystal Marie | Instant Access

We are thrilled to launch our 2024 online art school workshops with Encaustic Memory Keepers with the prolific Crystal Marie. Busy lives, fleeting time . . . So often the significance of a season will escape our notice when we are in the midst of living it. It is only in hindsight that we’re able […]
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Instant Access Tomorrow | Encaustic Memory Keepers + Wild at Art

Both of these courses have early registration pricing ending tomorrow (March 1st, 2024) and they will also be instant access! Encaustic Memory Keepers with Crystal Marie on the Jeanne Oliver Creative Network We are thrilled to launch our 2024 online art school workshops with Encaustic Memory Keepers with the prolific Crystal Marie. Busy lives, fleeting […]
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Welcome to Our New Home | A Peek at What is Next!

I knew last year that 2024 would be our final year of live workshops. I knew it more than almost anything else and that was way before we had any inclination of moving. When we started offering live workshops here at our home and studio over eight years ago, we were a family of five […]
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Wild at Art | Early Registration Pricing Ending!

  Early registration pricing is ending + the course is beginning THIS coming Friday, March 1st!  Click HERE to get the early registration pricing! Unlock the artist within and let nature be your canvas in Wild at art – where creativity and the great outdoors collide. Embark on a journey of artistic discovery with Wild […]
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Opportunities To Create Together

I wanted to quickly share some of the ways we can create together on our site but also other collaborations I am honored to be a part of.   Art Rituals through Everything Art I’m a part of Art Rituals – a new mini course available now at Everything Art. Build your artful routines, foster […]
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Where We are NOT Moving | You Had Great Guesses

| The library in our current home is one of my favorite spots | It has been four weeks since I shared with you that our current home, land and studio was for sale. During the past four weeks we held our last three live workshops here at our current studio which consumed our whole […]
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What is Inspiring Me | February 2024

I wanted to share more of what I am reading, watching, listening to and learning etc. There is so much beauty all around us and we have to be intentional to make sure that what we consume (watch, read, listen to, learn) feeds us in beautiful ways. BUT the other message I know to be […]
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