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What is Inspiring Me Lately | September 2023

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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Join Me Next Fall in Italy | Registration Will Open on November 10th

  I am so excited to share that I have been invited by Daune Pitman of The Cottage Table Experience to come back to Italy with her and teach again NEXT FALL!  Registration will open on November 10th! This is one of my favorite places in the whole world and to get to create, adventure, […]
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The Art of Gathering | Last Spot Available!

There are big changes coming to our life and business over the next year and we have made the difficult decision that this fall live event of The Art of Gathering will be the last time. Because of this decision we have opened a few more spots for those that were hoping to attend next year. We […]
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Beauty Round-Up | September 2023

Each month we love searching for free beauty on the internet to share with you. This month we thought it would be fun to focus on Georgia O’Keefe in honor of the upcoming course with Diane Reeves, A Way of Seeing; Doing Art with Georgia O’Keeffe.  Grab a cup of tea and get cozy because […]
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I Was Interviewed | Made Remarkable Podcast with Kellee Wynne

  I would love to have you come and listen to my recent interview with Kellee Wynne and the Made Remarkable Podcast. We talk family, creativity, building a business and more.  You can listen HERE.  
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Finding Flow with Hallie Kohn | Early Registration JUST Opened!

Finding flow and getting lost in the moments of creating is one of the most important reasons to make art. There are limitless, sometimes overwhelming options for methods of making, with endless mediums and tools. Join Hallie Kohn in a still life painting course that will simplify the painting process. Early registration is open for […]
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I Am Teaching | Wanderlust 2024 Registration Open!

  The team of Teachers for Wanderlust 2024 has been announced, and I am thrilled to tell you that I am one of them. Wanderlust 2024 is 49 mixed-media lessons, all downloadable and yours to keep forever. Plus handouts, a creative community, and a whole bunch of bonuses which are available as soon as you […]
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A Traveler’s Guide to Urban Sketching with Lorraine Bell | Early Registration JUST Opened!

Join Wandering Artist Lorraine Bell for a journey into the world of Urban Sketching. Lorraine has been keeping journals of her travels for nearly two decades and has learned to capture the soul of place through her sketchbooks and journaling – something that photographs can’t quite provide. Early registration is open for A Traveler’s Guide […]
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Gathered + Bound | A Live Zoom Art Workshop

Everyone needs a place to gather beauty just for beauty’s sake. The purpose of this artist’s journal is to be a gathering place for what captures YOUR attention. What if your creating felt easy and inviting? How would a few minutes a day here and there bring more creativity into your life? What if your […]
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A Book of Lost Days with Aimee Bishop | Early Registration JUST Opened!

Join Aimee Irel Bishop as she guides you on a transformative journey of self-discovery and artistic expression. Drawing from her own experience of profound loss and the subsequent exploration of beauty in unlikely spaces, Aimee invites you to delve into the questions: What is precious? What is sacred? What do you want to remember? Early […]
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Back to School Sale | 40% Off One Online Course

    Our last one at home (Benjamin) just started his junior year of high school this week! With the start of school comes the promise of cooler temperatures, a more structured schedule (which I actually love) and the invitation to be present in whatever season you find yourself in right now. I know for […]
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A Way of Seeing: Doing Art with Georgia O’Keeffe with Diane Reeves | Early Registration JUST Opened!

Early registration is open for A Way of Seeing: Doing Art with Georgia O’Keeffe with Diane Reeves. Early Registration is $42 and the course will go to full price of $62 on September 15 @ 11:59 pm Mountain. The course lessons will go live on October 13 @ 6:00 am Mountain.  The course has 3.75 […]
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2 Spots Available for this SOLD OUT Workshop | Amalfi Coast Creative Workshop

  Retreat dates: May 6-12, 2024 Amalfi Coast, Italy Click HERE to register.   Warm breezes with the scent of lemon in the air, lazy strolls on cobblestone streets filled with pastel-colored houses, charming cafes that only serve local fare, secret coves around every headland—-the Amalfi Coast is a hidden gem that is home to […]
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August Beauty Round-Up | Free Beauty Found on the Internet

This month I wanted to share a deeper look into the life and art of Joan Eardley. Joan created in a way that makes you feel the sea breeze against your skin and maybe that is because she often was out in the water as she painted. She was immersed in her environment and she […]
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Instant Access Clay Sculptures + Forms and Last Day for $18 Early Registration Pricing

Creating gorgeous clay sculptures WITHOUT a kiln? YES, PLEASE!  Early registration pricing is ending for our next mini course and it is all about sculpting with clay! I have been a super fan of artist Julia Rose Muller for years and I am giddy that she created this course just for us! Early registration is […]
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What is Inspiring Me Lately | August 2023

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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Clay Sculptures + Forms with Julia Rose Muller | Early Registration Pricing Ending + Course Going Live

Creating gorgeous clay sculptures WITHOUT a kiln? YES, PLEASE!  Early registration pricing is ending for our next mini course and it is all about sculpting with clay! I have been a super fan of artist Julia Rose Muller for years and I am giddy that she created this course just for us! This workshop will begin […]
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Stop JUST Dreaming!

  We can have long lists of dreams and maybe even a bucket list. What I have found to be true is that me JUST dreaming about something has never led to the actual doing and experiencing. If I want to learn something, go somewhere, spend time with someone… I have to make a PLAN […]
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An Artist in Florence | with Melissa McArdle

Welcome to An Artist In series. In this series a different artist, that is intimate in different parts of the world, will share their insider tips for where to eat, stay, see the best art, sketch the best views, rest at their favorite cafes and more. You will be able to go out and adventure […]
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Plein Air with Marian Parsons | Instant Access

I have been dreaming of offering a course like this for years and knew Marian Parsons would be the most perfect artist to create it!  There are often so many questions around plein air painting in regards to set up, capturing what you see, how to capture quickly and allow it to be your finished […]
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Traveling Well | Tips for Extended Adventures With Your Family

Traveling as a family has given us the incredible gift of adventure, lasting memories, time to bond in new ways, and seeing the world together with fresh eyes. While shorter trips are relatively straightforward to plan, embarking on an extended journey requires a little more thoughtfulness and preparation. We recently returned from a five week […]
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The Art of Gathering | Last Time Being Offered

There are big changes coming to our life and business over the next year and we have made the difficult decision that this fall live event of The Art of Gathering will be the last time. Because of this decision we have opened a few more spots for those that were hoping to attend next year.   […]
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July Beauty 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 on a busy alley in Italy listening to different languages as they come towards me and then fade away up and down the stairs, just being still with a good […]
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48 Hours in Venice | Top Tips

  While we were in Italy, we had a little over 48 hours in Venice. There are many faces to this ancient city you can visit again and again and keep discovering new beauty. I would like to offer some suggestions that may help to take a step back in time and see a tiny […]
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