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Free Art Video | Petals on Paper with Renee Mueller

This is free video with Renee Mueller taken from her course Wallflowers. This includes 42 minutes of content. Join Renee as she shares her process of creating with petals on paper. Using different types of paper, textures, inks, stitching and more you will find yourself immersed in what is outside of traditional sketching. You will end up with beautiful unexpected pieces with so many different elements which will only continue to inspire you and make you even more aware of …

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The Jeanne Oliver Podcast Episode Fifty Four | The Lies of Perfectionism with Sandi Hester

  In this episode Jeanne is talking with artist, generous teacher and amazing you tuber Sandi Hester. Sandi has created a world of color and art in the midst of health issues for many years. This conversation dives deep into the lies of perfectionism and how perfectionism can disguise itself.       Sandi Hester had her first painting lessons around her grandmother’s kitchen table during long summer visits in the countryside of Franklin, Tennessee. Her grandmother was a pottery …

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The November Round-Up | 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 digging for vintage treasures with dear friends, foraging in the woods, building the first fire of the season in the studio, and the beauty of paint-covered hands. Sometimes you will even find beauty on the internet. I found so many beautiful little treasures on the internet this past month and I wanted to …

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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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The Atelier with Marian Parsons | Registration Open

The eye of the creative is one of the most beautiful gifts to ourselves and others. I have been an admirer and now a friend of Marian Parsons (Miss Mustard Seed) for many years. Whether she is designing a home, refurnishing furniture or painting a landscape…how she SEES the world and then shares it is one of her most beautiful gifts. I am so honored to share with you that Marian has created her first online art course for our …

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French Picnic Baskets | Shopping Guide

    Thank you for the beautiful response to the French Picnic Basket video! I loved all of the comments, emails and private messages about the video and also your memories of being at one of our live workshops and enjoying the picnic yourself. Knowing how much beauty means to you always inspires me to never be ashamed that I love things a certain way and it is one of the ways I show how much I care about you …

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Top Ten For Making a Home Unique and Cozy

  I believe spaces should be used well, beauty should not be saved just for company and home should reflect the hearts that live there and not just the trends we see around us. I am not a designer but putting home together has been my heart for as long as I can remember. Once I became a wife and mother I had to make a choice to either have my perfect space or create a space that was perfect …

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Framed Gallery Wrapped Prints | Jeanne Oliver Art for your Home

We have been wanting to take our gallery wrapped prints and make them even more special (and instantly ready to hang) by having them custom framed with poplar wood. We wanted to make art not only more affordable with the prints but to have the attention to detail with the framing that would make you so proud to hang these prints in your homes, studios and offices. For the first time we are offering large prints too that are to …

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My Journey In Morocco | The Sahara Part One

      You can read part one, two, three, four, five and six.   It was now time to pack up and say goodbye to Aistisfoul. Hadn’t we just arrived and unpacked all of our clothes and organized our art supplies? How was it already time to go?   We were about to head deep into the desert and it would be the adventure to the rest we had just experienced. We were told to only pack a few …

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My Journey In Morocco | Marrakech Part II

  You can find Part One HERE. As soon as I was undressed (down to my underwear because that was what I was told) I put on a robe and was met outside the small changing space and taken down the dark hallway with all lights putting off a soft red glow. At the end of the hallway they opened the door and I walked into a small dark room filled with steam, the scent of eucalyptus, a stone bench …

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My Journey In Morocco | Marrakech Part I

Last summer as we were getting out of the car to head to our town pool I had an email come into my inbox telling me that registration had just opened for my friend Michelle Fletcher’s first big workshop in Morocco. I have been friends with Michelle for many years now. Through art and business, our hearts have been tied together. She made some huge life changes within the past three years and I had been so inspired by her …

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Let Us Make With Sheila Atchley | Early Registration Just Opened

One of my dearest friends in the world is my beautiful friend Sheila Atchley. In my life, she is trusted and true and one of the wisest people I know. She is a straight talker, deep thinker and creative soul that longs for truth and beautiful conversation. It is with deep joy that I share that we are offering Sheila’s first online course, Let Us Make! Let Us Make! An artful, playful exploration of creation, purpose, theology, and story, as …

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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 January 2018! For the next 48 hours we are having our Semi Annual 50% off Online Class Sale! No coupon is needed! 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! Our creative network has some of the most incredible artists …

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France | Where Beauty Is The Function

  Jet lag is still my sidekick as I try to settle back into day-to-day life after France. These extra days of adjusting are also good for my heart and mind as I process once again the beautiful opportunity of travel. As I download photos, unpack my suitcase, wash too many loads of laundry, unwrap French treasures, and put away art supplies I am given the gift of remembering, honoring and reflecting on this time away.       I …

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Animal Antics With Tracy Verdugo Begins On Monday!

Tracy Verdugo’s Animal Antics will begin on Monday! Tracy has inspired thousands to step out of their comfort zone and to walk them through the creative process with ease. She has even inspired one of my favorite authors Elizabeth Gilbert! I love that! Tracy cut back on her travel schedule as she focused on her body as she was healing through cancer. We love that Tracy is taking this much needed time to heal and that she is allowing more …

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Dina Wakley Ordered Chaos | Early Registration Just Opened

I have a huge treat that I am announcing today! Dina Wakley will be teaching on our creative network and her course Ordered Chaos JUST opened for early registration! If you had a chance to take the FREE Living Studio online video with Dina you get just a taste of how fun, easy to follow and colorful her art is.  You can’t leave time with Dina and not want to have your hands covered in creativity! If you did not have a chance …

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Gathering Beauty| A Study in Still Life Painting Early Registration

We have been hoping for a course just like this for awhile. We are so lucky to have Wendy Brightibill sharing her gifts again with us and this time she is teaching Gathering Beauty | A Study in Still Life Painting.   A peek into Gathering Beauty by Wendy Brightbill… With Spring right around the corner, I am looking forward to the longer days and new life. I often feel a surge of creativity around this time of the year. …

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For All Your Colorado Girls | I Am Teaching At The Vintage Whites Market

For all of you that have been asking for more local Colorado art classes I am excited to share this! I will be teaching at the Vintage Whites Market on April 1, 2017. $110 includes admission to The Vintage Whites Market, a three hour workshop and all supplies included. I can’t wait to create with you! You may transfer your registration to another person but this workshop is non-refundable. You can register below…

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A Color Narrative with Danielle Donaldson | Last 24 Hours To Get The Early Registration Price!

You have 24 hours left to get the early registration price of $32 for Danielle Donaldson’s newest online course A Color Narrative! Guys! It is so stunning and the watercolor geodes had me all weepy they are so beautiful! A Color Narrative is a one week online course (4+ hours of content) with lifetime access. The early registration price is $32. Color tells stories and shares emotion in ways words can’t. In our time together, I’ll help you discover the …

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Sneak Peek Into Week One of Wild Awakening | Painting Big With Expressive Freedom

I hope you had a wonderful weekend. We have been busy in the studio getting week one of Wild Awakening | Painting Big With Expressive Freedom ready to launch on Tuesday, January 24th! This is my first online course of 2017 and it is all about getting out of your comfort zone but having fun in the process.  I hear all of the time from people that they pass the large canvases in the art supply store and think about …

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Radiant Watercolor Portraits | Last 24 Hours To Get The Early Registration Price

  We have the most gorgeous watercolor portraits online course beginning NEXT month! You have 24 hours left to get the early registration price of $28 for Radiant Watercolor Portraits with Christie Drahnak. Simple tools and extraordinary techniques to create stunning portraits. “Watercolor is a swim in the metaphysics of life… a mirror of one’s own character. Let it be unpredictable and colorful.” – anonymous Come and watch the course trailer… About the course from Christie Drahnak… In Radiant Watercolor …

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Q & A All About Business, Home and Family | We Want To Hear Your Questions!

We get so many emails each day asking about our home/land/studio/business/family and we haven’t done a blog Q&A for a long time and thought NOW is the perfect time! What questions do you have? It can be about anything (almost anything:-))! You can ask it in the comments of this post or email us at contact@jeanneoliverdesigns.com. Next week I will do a video answer all of the questions! I can’t wait to hear from you!

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Last Minute Gifts From Jeanne Oliver Designs | Tomorrow Is The Last Shipping Day

  We have been busy getting art bags and the new Living Studio Toolbox Studios shipped and out the door. Everything single thing is out of the studio and on the way to you guys! Thank you! That was crazy and amazing. It has just made us so much more excited about what is coming in 2017. Tomorrow is the last day to order anything from our shop and then we are closing up shop until 2017! If you order …