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June 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 in weeding the garden, bare feet to the ground with a cup of coffee in hand, the beauty of a workshop and the women sprinkled all over our land, reading a book with words that drip with intention, a day of doing absolutely nothing, random texts that speak life over me, incorporating something from our …

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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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Free Art Video | Creating a Color Wheel with Marian Parsons

This is free video with Marian Parsons taken from her course The Atelier. This is a two part video with 65 minutes of content. Join Marian as she invites us to play with paints, exercise with color and value, and show us a beautiful world of color wheel making.  You will find yourself immersed in her teaching and appreciate the subtle shifts and differences in color. Come and get your free art lesson HERE.       The video lesson is …

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Free Art Video | Texture with Plaster Gauze with Stephanie Lee

This is free video with Stephanie Lee taken from her course Textural Minimalism. This is a two part video with 17 minutes of content. Join Stephanie Lee as she prepares multiple substrates using foam board and plaster gauze.  With simple tools you will learn how to create unique substrates full of texture and layers. Learn to experiment and create beautiful and easy washes ready for your next layers. Gather your limited supplies! Creativity is calling! Come and get your free …

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March 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 snuggled up watching a movie with my kids, watching our daughter come home from college just to go to the Daddy Daughter Ball where she is the oldest daughter there, when the mountains turn payne’s grey as the sun sets, early morning walks with Kelly, watching our oldest and seeing how wise he has become, …

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February 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 snowshoeing on our property after a snowstorm, reading by the fire, one simple candle lit, catching myself humming, displaying new photos of our children, having my mom over for dinner and making one more mark on a new piece of art.  Sometimes I even find beauty on the internet.  I found so many beautiful little …

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Free Art Video | Sketchbook Exercises with Diane Reeves

This is free video with Diane Reeves taken from her course Line + Form. This is a three part video with 22 minutes of content. Join Diane Reeves as she shares her process for interpreting the world around her with lines and forms. Using a sketchbook, images of interior spaces, brush and ink, she will walk you through her stunning process of seeing. Each piece leaves you with a work of art and eyes to see beauty all around you. …

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January 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 putting away all of the Christmas decorations, helping the big kids get back to college, putting the studio in order, a second cup of coffee, the joy of reading the last page of a book, and drives down roads I have never been before. Sometimes I even find beauty on the internet. I found so …

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December Round-Up | Free Beauty Found on the Internet

I am constantly in awe of the beauty that is all around us if we have our eyes open to it. Sometimes I find it humming Christmas songs as I go about my day, wrapping up gifts for someone I love, cuddling on the couch watching a favorite movie or cooking that one special thing that I only make once a year. Sometimes I even find beauty on the internet. I found so many beautiful little treasures on the internet …

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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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Free Art Video | Beauty in the Mess with Melissa Fink

Join Melissa Fink for Finding Beauty In The Mess. In this free art lesson you will begin by creating a messy, playful piece with no expectation or specific outcome in mind. You will be amazed at the beautiful compositions you will end up finding along the way. In this easy-to-follow lesson, Melissa begins with a mindset of allowing ourselves to feel encouraged and to be reminded, “It doesn’t need to be perfect to be beautiful.” She uses the simplest of tools, …

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The September Roundup | 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 long phone calls with a friend, the apples in our yard almost ready to be picked, neighbors that are friends, a town that feels like a sanctuary right now, a husband that picked me flowers from our land and a son that told me I am his favorite person to talk to. Sometimes …

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Free Art Video | Sketchy Roses with Mary Gregory

In this free art lesson you will begin by creating a floral still life sketch using three colors in a sketchy and loose format that will bring your piece to life! In this easy to follow lesson, Mary’s emphasis is to keep it simple and light for all skill types.  Her kindness flows in her teaching and allows you to feel confident while you are in the process of creating alongside her.         The video lesson is …

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Free Art Lesson | Brave Color Mixing with Hayley Morgan

Join Hayley Morgan for Brave Color Mixing. In this free art lesson you will create your own imaginative palette. In this easy to follow lesson Hayley will show you step by step how to color mix as she also shares more about her own choices and the colors she likes to combine in paintings.  Her color choices are fresh and fun and will grow your own confidence in mixing your own palettes.       The video lesson is free but …

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Creative Spirit | A Free Series with Deanne Fitzpatrick

      Creative Confidence: Is about showing up. It’s about ritual. It’s about being there whether the muse shows up or not.  It’s been over 30 years of hooking rugs. It was through hooking rugs that I discovered my creativity. In these lessons, I talk to an array of artists about their relationship with creativity. I’m hoping this will give you some ideas about creative life, creative spirit, creative community and creative business.  This is something I want to …

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Sketchbook Revival Online Workshop 2021 | A Free Workshop and I am an Instructor

  Imagine waking up every day brimming with ideas, excitement and confidence to open up your sketchbook and start creating, no matter what. The 4th annual Sketchbook Revival Online Workshop is about to start, and it’s all about making this vision a reality.   | Click HERE to join |     | Click HERE to join |   Consider it your invitation to sharpen your pencils, wipe off your palettes, pull out your sketchbooks, and get ready for a fresh start …

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A Brand New Free Art Video with Pam Carriker | Face Mapping

  We have just added a brand new FREE ART LESSON to our creative network!  Today we have released Face Mapping with Pam Carriker. This is a two part video (yes, both are included!) What better way to practice drawing and painting faces than by using the face you see reflecting back from you every day. By using your photo as a reference for mapping details, shading and highlights, a bit of you will shine through each drawing, even if you aren’t …

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A Brand New Free Art Lesson | My Dialogue with Van Gogh with Jeanne Oliver

  We have just added a brand new FREE ART LESSON to our creative network!  Today we have released Dialogue with Van Gogh with Jeanne Oliver. This is a free video with Jeanne Oliver taken from her course Mini Masters: Van Gogh. Join Jeanne as we become the “apprentice”. Through this discussion and technique video, we will journey together as apprentices under Van Gogh. This free lesson will give you a taste of the course and we hope you will join …

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Two New Free Art Lessons | Mini Abstracts with Jeanne Oliver

  We have just added 2 FREE ART LESSONS to our creative network!  Today we have released Mini Abstracts with Jeanne Oliver. Have you ever wondered where to even start with a painting, needed guidance in how to begin on a larger piece, or abstracts seem so out of your comfort zone? We will start by playing and loosening up with different mediums, marks and tools. Through just exploring and putting paint to paper we will decide what stays and …

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Series 52 | Have You Ever Wanted To Create A Body of Work?

Guys, sometimes I have crazy ideas and I just go with them…   I have just started a series to motivate me this year to create 52 pieces of work not based upon a course, a teacher, a theme but based upon ME and the work I want to create just for me. I wanted to make sure I was getting into the studio more just for fun and making this public is a sure way to accomplish that for …

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Free Printable Tags + Poster

Thank you for another incredible year creating and journeying together! 2018 has so much goodness promised already and I can’t wait to grow together as artists and individuals. It is such an honor to stand beside you and create this creative life together. Thank you! We have created a small gift below of gift tags and a poster that perfectly proclaims how my heart feels about the gift of Christ. Please download your free tags and print and share with …

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Creativity Takes Courage | The Grow Hope Foundation

For those of you that are new to the blog I want to tell you a little bit about the free series Creativity Takes Courage. Our creative network offers free videos, new online courses and interviews with courageous lovelies from around the world. Over the past three years I have had the opportunity to interview some of my favorite creative women and business owners. You can see the talented list of interviewees over on my creative network under Creativity Takes Courage. …