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The Wait is Over | Instant Access to Poets + Misfits

Do you see beauty all around you? Do you gather words, nature, and objects that others toss aside? Do you create to bring new ideas to life and to also calm the stirrings inside of you? Are you open to what is and what can be? You are a poet! In this course we will take stitches, elements of nature, our mark making and create unexpected beauty. Use elements you already have on hand and often what others consider trash …

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Rebel Encaustics with Stephanie Lee | Instant Access

You guys had so much fun PLAYING and CREATING in Textural Minimalism that Stephanie Lee started right away creating the next course that she knew she could bring to life in a new way. She took your questions, fears and even financial reasons for not adding encaustic into your work and she created a course that would give you freedom in all of these areas. Stephanie is not only one of my favorite artists in the world but she has …

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Expressive Ancestor Portraits with Erin Faith Allen | Instant Access

As I was growing up I dreamed of being an archeologist. I had a deep love of history, stories, and the idea of uncovering what was hidden. It was not until I was a working artist that I found it surprising that so many of the other artists that I admired also had this same dream as a child. I find it beautiful to realize that so many of the artists that I connect with create work with layers, stories …

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Deconstructed Faces with Kate Thompson | Instant Access!

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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Foraged Landscapes with Kristy Kensinger | Instant Access Tomorrow

Want to learn to gather your own pigment, make art supplies from scratch and then create landscapes from your foraged finds? If you are lover of nature and the world around you THIS course is what you have been waiting for!   Each teacher on our creative network has been handpicked because I see something so special and unique about what they offer and how they share that journey. When I think back to what first drew me to Kristy Kensinger it …

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The Magpie’s Nest with Aimee Irel Bishop | Instant Access

There are those among us that travel this life with an open heart and eyes to see the beauty around them. In every way, this is my friend Aimee Irel Bishop. She has an appreciation and knowledge of the land she lives on, a confidence in her own creative process, an encouraging spirit, and the heart to give it all away. She knows that her process comes from an unending well of creativity and she shares her knowledge and process …

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Textural Minimalism with Stephanie Lee | Instant Access

Stephanie Lee is one of the most authentic artists I know. She has been a pioneer in metalsmithing, plaster and mixed media and in sharing the creative process. At the very beginning of my own rediscovered creative journey it was Stephanie that guided me. She didn’t know it but she was one of a few that I followed and studied with a heart so eager to take what I had and make it into something that would eventually feel authentic …

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The Art of Gathering | Instant Access

Over the past 13 + years we have gathered others through live workshops here in the United States and abroad. Whether we have been leading a group making art along the Seine, taking a bike ride through the vineyards of Austria, baking croissants in Paris or opening the doors to our own home, land and studio…gathering has been at the heart of our business and life. We started workshops very simply in local shops and by moving furniture around in …

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Instant Access! | The Curious Artist with Lucy Cooke is Live!

When I think of Lucy Cooke’s work I instantly think of joyful play! Whether she is working in fabulous color or doing simple graphite sketches there is always whimsey and fun in whatever she is bringing to life. It is with pure joy for Lucy and her much needed artistic freedom that I announce that she is back on our creative network with a brand new online course! Instant Access is now available for The Curious Artist with Lucy Cooke. The registration …