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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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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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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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Soul Mosaic with Melody Ross | Instant Access

Gather your supplies because Melody Ross is back from her sabbatical and Soul Mosaic is her re-entry into the creative world! There are few people I know that weave together so naturally their creativity, heart for wholeness and their vulnerability to share their journey. I have known Melody Ross for the life of our business and there is moment after moment where I know her words, generosity, or creative walk had direct impacts on my own creativity and business. It …

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Instant Access | The Bookmaker with Roxanne Evans Stout

Are you a collector of vintage bits and ephemera? Do you see beauty in the little things and have treasures stored up but not sure what to do with them? I am completely ok with just having these sacred little collections but I also love when I can take different pieces and bring them to life in new ways. Roxanne Evans Stout is back with her third bookmaking course on our creative network and this time she is lavishing us …

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Instant Access | Pen Paint Paper with Julie Hamilton

Color, composition, layers, insane design sense, paint, paper, collage and intentional marks are some of the reasons that I find the work of Julie Hamilton exquisite.  She is able to bring together simple materials in powerful and moving ways that stops me in my tracks. I am not alone. She is a well loved artist and teacher and it is with so much excitement we share that she has created an online course just for us!  Get lost in great …

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Live on Monday! Underneath | Oil + Cold Wax with Jeanne Oliver

Let’s start 2020 off with new techniques, layers, and marks to use within our art! Using oils and cold wax you will learn so many new possibilities within your art whether you are working with paper, wood, plaster, vintage paper and more! We are doing something completely different for this course and we hope you love it as much as we do. This next course will begin, go live, you will have access to all of it in… one month! …

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Underneath | Oil + Cold Wax with Jeanne Oliver

I have been dreaming up this course for the past year and my wish was to capture my ideas in time to create with you first thing in 2020! We are doing something completely different for this course and we hope you love it as much as we do. This next course will begin, go live, you will have access to all of it in… one month! Eek! Go grab your supplies and clear out your January because we are …

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Early Registration Ending | 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 is in the final …

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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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Early Registration Open | 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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Stephanie Lee is back with a brand new course! Stephanie is one of my favorite humans and artists and I am always so excited when her work is on our creative network. The early registration price is about to end for Art as Allegory with Stephanie Lee! Four+ hours of course content, lifetime* access and an early registration price of $32. The price will change to $48 on June 6th @ 10 pm MST and the course will go live …

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Pieces of Me Portrait Workshop | Jeanne Oliver Studio

  Join me in beautiful Castle Rock, Colorado on October 19-20, 2018 for a two-day art workshop. Our studio is light-filled and surrounded by wooded property that lends itself to exploring, creating and relaxing. You will have opportunities during the workshop to also make your way through some of our wooded paths and find a spot to create. It is our heart’s desire that your time on our land and studio brings you rest and dreaming. When you arrive on Friday …

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Exploring Your Fears Through Collage | Begins on Tuesday!

***Exploring Your Fears Through Collage Begins on Tuesday*** 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 …

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Book of Trees | Early Registration Just Opened!

We are so thrilled to announce that author and mixed media and collage art professor Roxanne Evans Stout is offering her newest online course on our creative network!  No matter what season it is right now in your neck of the woods you will not want to miss Book of Trees! Handmade books, stitching, stamp making, collage and more.   Book of Trees In this class, we will delve wholeheartedly into the theme of trees and create a unique mixed media …

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24 Hours To Get The Early Registration Price | Exploring Your Fears Through Collage

***Last 24 hours to get the early registration price of $28*** 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 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 …

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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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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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Documented Life Project FREE Video 2016 |All About the Gold!

I am so honored to be back as a featured artist with the Documented Life Project 2016. I would like to give a little full discloser that I obviously don’t read instructions and I totally missed my assignment. For real! It is midnight here and I am seeing for the first time that it was suppose to be simple and small. This is awkward. My husband does all of my video edits, uploading etc. so you can imagine his eye rolling just …

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Gorgeous Work Being Created in Paint Your Town!

I would love to take a moment to share the gorgeous work being created in my online course Paint Your Town: Mixed Media Urban Landscapes. It is truly blowing me away! It is never my intention to teach other artists how to create art like me but to take techniques and make them their own.  The artists in this course are doing just that! I am so moved by how they took techniques and prompts and then with connecting with …

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New Free Art Journaling Video Just Added!

I was realizing that it has been a bit since we have added a free art video and I thought today was the perfect day to change that. Art Journaling has truly changed my daily practice and I thought that would be the most perfect video to share. I wanted to give you free access to one of the 33 videos from our art journaling course Reflections: Paint Your Story. This video is mix of different mediums and techniques with demonstrations …

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Documented Life Project Art Video {Creating with Ephemera}

Good Morning! Thank you so much for joining me!  I am so honored to be a part of such a talented group of teachers and students. I am excited to be the featured artist for the Documented Life Project and today I am sharing my videos! I have just returned from teaching in Italy and one of the classes I taught I thought would be perfect for this challenge. I adore vintage ephemera and it is really the main thing …

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Summer of Art {won’t you join me?}

(photo taken by my rock star, photographer friend Tiffany Kirchner-Dixon) I have left this summer wide open. I wanted to make sure that we had time to do more hiking (our favorite family activity), work on the house, work in the yard, read books with the kids and MAKE ART!!! Really, really, really make art. Sometimes the business of business is…well….business! I am giddy just thinking of the paint and messy hands in my future. If your heart flutters a …