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Meet Our Newest Member of Team JO | Diane Reeves

We have the most incredible men and women that are a part of Team JO! They do so much behind and in front of the scenes to serve our customers and to support me. All that we put out into the world would not be possible without these incredible and talented team members.  The newest member of our team is Diane Reeves and you will see her whenever you come to a live workshop at our home and studio, she …

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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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Live Tomorrow! Less is More | Watercolor Animals with Lexi Grenzer

A life that is lived is what I saw when I was first introduced to Lexi Grenzer. I saw an artist capturing her day to day life through watercolors, a teacher finding ways to make painting and creativity approachable, a woman connecting always with her family and the world around her through good foods, home and gathering. Her love of life is what first captured my attention about her. I am so thankful that Lexi said yes and that we …

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Live Tomorrow! Show Up and Shut Up: Strategies of an Insecure Artist with Carolina Della Valle

I am so honored to once again share with you an artist creating an online course with us that has never offered an online workshop before anywhere! It is one of my greatest joys to get to collaborate with an artist doing something new and fresh! I love that this brand new workshop with Carolina Della Valle is all about working through our insecurities as creatives and by showing up we quiet those voices! This is a lesson that I could …

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New Free Art Video: Woodland Girl Ornament with Jeanne Oliver

  We have just added another free video to our creative network! Today we have released  Woodland Girl Ornament with Jeanne Oliver. This video is one of the first things Jeanne ever taught online and it is such a fun project. This is an oldie but goodie and we hope you love it. This free video gives you a taste of the course, Woodland Girls {and other natural curiosities} and we hope you will join us for the full class! …

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New Free Art Video: I am Enough with Brittany Soucy

We have just added another free video to our creative network! Today we have released I am Enough with Brittany Soucy. Join Brittany Soucy as she helps us discover the beauty within ourselves using gratitude and our art journals. This free video gives you a taste of the course, Art Journal it Out and we hope you will join us for the full class! Come on over and enjoy the free art video I am Enough with Brittany Soucy. This video is …

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Live on Friday! Stitch Your Stash with Charlotte Lyons

When I travel here in the US or abroad I am always looking for vintage fabrics, small metal tins, vintage papers and bits and bobbles to include in a new creation. For  years I have watched the beautiful and unique ways Charlotte Lyons has used old elements to create something fresh and modern but now with a story.  Gather your old fabrics because with stamping, stitching and repurposing you are about to create beautiful items to keep or give. Stitch …

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Live on Monday! Papillons with Angela Kennedy

As you look at Angela’s beautiful work you will find yourself looking again and again and finding more details each time. Through sketching, paint and mixed media techniques Angela brings portraits to life in such sweet ways. Let her work draw you in through those eyes, flowing hair and attention to details. Papillons with Angela Kennedy is Live on Monday! Registration is $58 and the course will go live on Monday, November 4th. The course is 4+ Hours of Content. …

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Live on Monday! An Artful Advent with Kelly Hoernig

Come and create a beautiful altered advent book this holiday season! Bring focus and intention into the beauty of the holidays and create a keepsake for years to come! Join Kelly Hoernig on this creative journey and she will guide you beautifully like she always does! An Artful Advent with Kelly Hoernig is Live on Monday with Instant Access! Registration is $52 and the course will go live on November 4th. The course is 4+ Hours of Content. Come and …

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New Free Art Video: A Portrait Study with Michelle Wooderson

  We have just added another free video to our creative network! Today we have released A Portrait Study  with Michelle Wooderson. Join Michelle Wooderson as she brings to life the portrait of Berthe Morisot. Focusing on the use of black that was so popular in the impressionist era, Michelle recreates the depth and focus of Berthe’s features. This free video gives you a taste of the course, Studying Under Berthe Morisot and we hope you will join us for …

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New Free Art Video: Creating Your Own Collage Material with Leslie Rottner

We have just added another free video to our creative network! Today we have released Free Art Video: Creating Your Own Collage Material  with Leslie Rottner. This free video gives you a taste of the course, Creative Collage and we hope you will join us for the full class! Come on over and enjoy the free art video Free Art Video Creating Your Own Collage Material. This video is free but you still need to be logged into your account on …

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Live on Monday! Les Femmes with Renee Mueller

When you look at the work of an artist you are able to see so much deeper into their past, what they find beautiful in this world and an intimate glimpse into what makes them have to create in the first place. Renee Muller is an artist with such a love and history in the theatre and one of the most feminine touches in whatever she is creating. Renee is combining her years of training in the theatre and her …

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Live on Tuesday! The Raw of Silence with Emma Petitt

I have become a bit of a collector of the works of Emma Petitt. Each time I have been able to purchase another piece I fall more and more in love with all of the colors, layers, and emotions in her creations. There is so much life in what Emma puts out into the world and her teaching is no different! The Raw of Silence with Emma Petitt will be Live on Tuesday with Instant Access! Registration is $62 and …

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Live Tomorrow! Minimal Collage | Creating More with Less with Leslie Rottner

“Focusing only on imperfect papers and book parts from the past, explore the notion of creating beautiful collage work using very few supplies. No marks, no paint, just paper. Clear the clutter to create space, both mentally and physically, and allow the papers to speak for themselves. Creating a collage that is strong enough to stand on it’s own encourages thoughtful placement knowing it won’t be covered up. Creating a practice of being present in the moment and working with …

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New Free Art Video | Exploring Negative Space with Pauline Agnew

We have just added another free video to our creative network! Today we have released Exploring Negative Space  with Pauline Agnew. This free video gives you a taste of the course, Feel The Pose | Creating Expressive and Energetic Figure Drawings and we hope you will join us for the full class! From Pauline- When the penny dropped for me and I really ‘got’ how to see negative space when I was drawing, my drawing really improved. It’s one thing …

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New Free Art Video | Etching in Color with Rae Missigman

We have just added another free video to our creative network! Today we have released Etching in Color  with Rae Missigman. This free video gives you a taste of the course, Mixed Media Directions | A Path to Artful Discovery. and we hope you will join us for the full class! Concealing layers of our work can be more much than a shield. Consider the words, for a moment, that we employ as a foundation for our art. These might …

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My Birthday Sale! 40% Off One Course

Not much has changed since this photo! I still wear my hair in pigtails and I am a sucker for convertibles! I love birthdays! I love making it extra special for those I love and I will squeeze all of the goodness I can when it comes to me too. I have been known to keep it going for as long as I can and I am not ashamed! Come celebrate with me and get a course that you have …

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Begins Tuesday! The Art of Connection with Lauren Rudolph

Imagine painting a portrait with layer after layer of color and detail. Imagine learning so well how to sketch and bring emotion into your work that your art just gets richer and draws others in. Imagine an online course that guides you to your next level as an artist. The Art of Connection | Painting an Expressive Portrait with Lauren Rudolph is live tomorrow, April 16th! Registration is $62 and will be Instant Access at 6am MST.  The course is …

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Begins Monday! Daydreams and Window Light with Roxanne Evans Stout

Imagine creating a handmade book filled with techniques, layers, and details that you will treasure forever. Roxanne Evans Stout is back on our creative network and she has created a course that will guide you step by step to create a gorgeous artistic book inspired by color and light. Daydreams and Window Light with Roxanne Evans Stout is going Live and Instant on Monday, April 8th at 6am MST. Registration is $62 and the course is 4+ Hours of Content. Come and …

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New Free Art Video | Scribble Art with Kate Thompson

We have just added another free video to our creative network! Today we have released Scribble Art with Kate Thompson. This free video gives you a taste of the course, Sacred Vestments | Expressive Portraits and Figures with Kate Thompson and we hope you will join us for the full class! Kate starts out with loose charcoal and then starts to make marks. Adding marks with pens, pencils, linseed oil or walnut oil and white acrylic paint. It is a fun …

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New Free Art Video | Tracing Paper Figures with Dina Wakley

We have just added another free video to our creative network! Today we have released Tracing Paper Figures with Dina Wakley. This free video gives you a taste of the course, Figuratively Speaking and we hope you will join us for the full class! Using a technique of tracing paper and magazines, Dina helps you focus in on the idea of a figure. Gain a feel for proportion and posture by the removal of details and use of abstraction. Come on …

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Begins Tuesday! Painting the Light | Expressive Watercolor with Christie Drahnak

Imagine using simple tools to document and create from everyday life?  Join watercolor artist Christie Drahnak on a journey of discovery and expression using watercolor to capture the beauty that is all around you.  In this class, we will start at the beginning and learn watercolor techniques to free you up to be more expressive in your art. We will also create watercolor studies in a sketchbook to use for completed paintings. Join Christie Drahnak as you learn and grow as …

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Begins Tuesday! Studying Under Berthe Morisot with Michelle Wooderson

If you love to learn, study, practice and get into the head of an artist then you are in for the most wonderful creative adventure with Michelle Wooderson. So many of you have been asking for more Studying Under The Masters courses and if you know Michelle (or once you know her) you will know why she was the most perfect artist to lead the next one. Michelle has a deep love of learning and exploring art techniques and she …

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Begins Friday! Figuratively Speaking with Dina Wakley

Figuratively Speaking begins on Friday! 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 …