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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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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 …

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Begins Wednesday! | The Art of Alcohol Ink with Noelle Mena

Creative people have so many areas of their lives where they walk out their creativity. Some of you are gardeners, cooks, sweet gatherers of people, painters, and sculptures. The list could go on and on. One of the strongest members of our creative team is Noelle Mena. She has worked beside us for almost two years now and her impact on our network is priceless. So, in the day she builds and designs and when she is off the clock she …

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Early Registration Open! Figuratively Speaking with Dina Wakley

Good Morning! 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 breaking …

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Early Registration Ending! 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 Registration Ending | Art and Nature in Colored Pencil with Kelly Hoernig

Early registration is ending for Art & Nature in Color Pencil with Kelly Hoernig. 5+ hours of course content, lifetime* access. Early registration price of $32 changes to $48 on September 26th @ 10 pm MST and the course will go live on October 26th, 2018. 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 …

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Early Registration Ending | The Art of Alcohol Ink with Noelle Mena

Creative people have so many areas of their lives where they walk out their creativity. Some of you are gardeners, cooks, sweet gatherers of people, painters, and sculptures. The list could go on and on. One of the strongest members of our creative team is Noelle Mena. She has worked beside us for almost two years now and her impact on our network is priceless. So, in the day she builds and designs and when she is off the clock she …

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Brand New and Instant Access! Abstract Color and Composition with Cherie Wilson

How about a beautiful surprise to enjoy over the weekend? Cherie Wilson is back on our creative network with a brand new and INSTANTLY available online course all about Abstract Color and Composition. During her last online course so many of the students had questions about composition so she made a whole course for you! What? Serious! So, no waiting and you can start watching right away! Thank you so much Cherie! You are amazing and you love your students …

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Early Registration Open! Mixed Media Directions | A Path to Artful Discovery 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 is opening today for …

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Begins on Monday | Draw and See with Rebecca Sower

Draw and See with Rebecca Sower begins tomorrow! I can not remember a time during this creative journey that I haven’t admired and deeply respected the work and heart of Rebecca Sower. She is a prolific artist with a wide range of techniques and skills that she is dipping her hands in and the results are always beautiful. I had always hoped that Rebecca and I would have the opportunity to collaborate so it is with great joy I get to …

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Early Registration Open | 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! Kelly’s course, Art & Nature in Color Pencil is opening today for Early Registration. Early registration has just opened for Art & Nature in …

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Early Registration Ending | Creative Collage with Leslie Rottner

One of the sweetest parts of what I have the joy of doing is seeing something so beautiful and unique in an artist and asking them to share it with all of you. When I first saw the work of Leslie Rottner I couldn’t help but come back to look at it again and again. The more she shared her work the more I knew it was different and set apart. When you see that in an artist it is …

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Quirky Characters with Lucy Cooke begins on Monday!

Quirky Characters with Lucy Cooke goes live on Monday!  Learn how to fall in love with drawing again! With simple materials, transform lines that are interesting, wonky, elegant, and scribbly, into quirky characters that will make you smile!   Quirky Characters with Lucy Cooke! 3.75+ hours of course content, lifetime* access and a registration price of $48. From Lucy Cooke… Let’s travel the road of creativity, as we learn how to fall in love with drawing again! With simple materials, …

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Early Registration Open | The Art of Alcohol Ink with Noelle Mena

Creative people have so many areas of their lives where they walk out their creativity. Some of you are gardeners, cooks, sweet gatherers of people, painters, and sculptures. The list could go on and on. One of the strongest members of our creative team is Noelle Mena. She has worked beside us for almost two years now and her impact on our network is priceless. So, in the day she builds and designs and when she is off the clock she …

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Early Registration Open | Feel The Pose with Pauline Agnew

When you come across an artist whose work stops you in your tracks you have to find out more about them. That is exactly what happened with Pauline Agnew!  Her landscape and figure work are completely captivating and once I knew more about her and her work I was crossing my fingers she would create a course just for you! Lucky us…she did! Join me in welcoming Pauline Agnew to our creative community! Pauline’s course, Feel The Pose | Creating Expressive …

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Exploring Your Fears Through Collage | Early Registration Just Opened

Want to go on a creative adventure and figure some things out about yourself on the way? Today we are opening early registration for a brand new collage course being taught by art educator and therapist Stacy Bynion Stultz! Stacy will be leading us in Exploring Your Fears Through Collage! We all know the healing power of creating and what it does for your happiness, contentment, and peace but this is bringing an even deeper healing power into your art.   …

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In The Garden | A Tunnel Book Course Just Opened For Registration

Good Morning! I wanted to let you know about a brand new online course that is has just opened for registration. We have never had a course like this before and I know you are going to love it!  In The Garden | A Tunnel Book Course with Kelly Hoernig is stunning and I can’t wait for you to read all about it! This course takes you on a journey of wondrous discoveries. Every single layer we add – texture, color and …

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The Living Studio Along the Danube {pictures + thoughts}

Good Morning!  We have been back from our big trip along the Danube for two weeks now and it is crazy that something so beautiful and special begins to feel like a dream when you need to jump back into normal life. I think we need a few weeks to re-enter regular life:-) This was the first Living Studio that we have ever had on a river cruise.  I had a pretty good idea of how our time would go …

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Brand New Danielle Donaldson INSTANTLY Available Online Course!

Good Morning! Today I have guest artist Danielle Donaldson teaching in our studio!  She will be teaching her Be Still live workshop all about illustrating, painting and stitching a compass heart.  We have the best surprise for you!  Danielle recorded the whole process before coming to our studio and if you are not in the studio today with us you can sign up right now for an instantly available version of her workshop!  I think it is the next best …

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Come and See What They Created {Sketching and Sculpting in Santa Ana}

  Last week I left a house that was being packed up for a move across town and I flew to teach in Santa Ana, California. Part of me found it difficult to leave in the midst of so much to do and the other part of me wanted to race to the plane as fast as possible.   I left right before a snowstorm was about to hit and landed in sunny (yet windy) California. Just days before my …

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Making Art Sing with Julie Johnson begins in Less Than TWO WEEKS!

One of the most popular classes on our creative network last year was Julie Johnson’s Scribble Art! Julie is a born teacher and she provides rich content full of technique, inspiration and encouragement. We are honored to have her back on our creative network teaching her newest online course… Making Art Sing | Values, Shapes and Lines This is a one week course that will compliment and expand on her very popular online course Scribble Art! You do not have …

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Sneak Peek of Week Two {Reflections: Paint Your Story}

All of my courses come from an authentic place of walking through something, discovery and/or personal growth. One of the biggest lessons I learned creatively in 2015 was that it was time to really tell my story. To hold nothing back and to start letting it spill all over the page. There is art I have never shared and maybe art I will choose not to share. That is your freedom also. Getting your story out and letting it guide …

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Registration Open For Making Art Sing {With Julie Johnson}

We have the most INCREDIBLE line up of teachers and online classes for you coming in 2016! We are honored to have artist Julie Johnson coming back to teach her newest course Making Art Sing: Values, Lines and Shapes! This is a one week course that will compliment and expand on her very popular online course Scribble Art!  You do not have to take her first course to take Making Art Sing. Making art sing is finding a melody that is …