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Gorgeous Online Art Courses Coming in September!

I hope you are having a beautiful weekend! We have been creating, watching movies, stealing wild sunflowers from the side of the road and reading.  It has been exactly what we were needing. I wanted to let you know about FOUR courses that are beginning this month.  I don’t ever think we have had such a rich line up in one month.  This is the perfect time of year to dive back into your creativity! Hand-Forged: A Metal and Torch …

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Early Registration Price Ends Today {Studying Under the Masters for Kids!}

***TODAY is the last day to get the early registration price of $38 for this THREE WEEK online course for kids*** Whether your kids are in school full time or you homeschool your children…THIS online course will be a beautiful source of creating and learning! For children, art isn’t about rules and critiques. Art for kids is about expression and creating and fun! Creating art with kids is like opening the most fantastic Pandora ’s Box of possibilities. You never …

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Studying Under The Masters For KIDS! {registration is open}

For children, art isn’t about rules and critiques. Art for kids is about expression and creating and fun! Creating art with kids is like opening the most fantastic Pandora ’s Box of possibilities. You never know how they will express themselves through art. Going back years and years to some of the most beloved Masters of art is a great way to intrigue children about different forms of art, different styles and different mediums. When young people used to aspire …

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Classical Figure Painting |Painting figures in the style of the Old Masters|

Angie Redhead has a brand new course on our creative network and registration has just opened! Join Angie for a one week online course all about painting figures in the style of the Old Masters. Come and read a little more about Classical Figure Painting… The Renaissance period is my most favorite time in art. In part due to advances in materials, renewed interest in the classics and availability of patrons, artists experienced a rebirth which pushed their art to …

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The Official Launch of Studying Under The Masters III {a huge giveaway too}

Good Morning! I am excited to announce the teachers for the next and LAST Studying Under The Masters online course. This next Studying Under The Masters will include not only some of your favorite artists but some of your favorite art forms! Look at this incredible lineup!  Studying Under The Masters III will focus on college, abstract, illustration, still life, folk art and portraits. Ivette Newport will study the work of Marie Laurencin. Kelly Berkey will study the work of …

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Making Hand Carved Stamps {Free Video}

Thanksgiving and Christmas are just around the corner and it is a sweet time of year where we may take extra time to create for others and our home. Once of my favorite ways to add details to wrapping paper, note cards and tags is by making my own hand carved stamps. This is so much easier than you may think and a lot of fun to make. I wanted to share with you one of the videos from one …

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Brett Whiteley {sneak peek into week four}

Good Morning! Just a quick post to give you a glimpse into week four of Studying Under The Masters {portraits and self-portraits}. This week artist Robin Fingher will be studying under the works of Brett Whitely. Come and join us for a fascinating look into the world of this renowned Australian artist. *** If you are interested in joining us for the newest Masters class we would love to have you! The course is a six week course but the …

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Max Beckmann {sneak peek into week three}

We have been having the most fun the past two weeks in the new Studying Under The Masters {portraits and self-portraits}! Week one and two we were immersed in the works and practice of Van Gogh and Picasso. This week I am giddy to dive into week three with one of my favorite artists teaching under the works of Max Beckmann. Join Gillian Lee Smith as she explores the self-portraits of German artist Max Beckman. Here is a peek into …

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Pablo Picasso {sneak peek}

Week one of Studying Under The Masters {portraits and self-portraits} has been a huge hit all about studying under Vincent Van Gogh! The work coming out of the class is already outstanding and so inspiring. Teresa McFayden is leading week two and studying under the works of Pablo Picasso. Here is just a peek… I hope to see you in class! This course has just begun and the price is $62. To register please click HERE. For people that are …

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24 Hours Sale in The Shop!

Good Morning! We are having a 24 hours sale in the shop on our in stock bags, necklaces and paint brush holders. We are almost out so don’t wait if you have had your eye on something. This is for 24 hours only! {We are already incredibly busy working on our winter collection and it is gorgeous!} The Luella Clutch The Josie Camera Bag The JO Paint Brush Holder Vintage Jewelry Pieces ****** Only FOUR MORE days until the newest …

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What Makes These Girls So Special? {Like I needed to tell you}

I believe in this quote and think about it often. I am lucky enough to constantly be in the position that I have the opportunity and pleasure to have incredibly talented women and men all around me. I know that by having people of such talent and quality that it also helps me to grow as a person, artist and business woman. I think I have the best job in the world. I get to reach out to some of …

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Who Are They Studying Under?

Good morning! I am so thrilled about your excitement over Studying Under The Masters {becoming an apprentice}! For those of you that have registered (and those of you that may be hearing about it for the first time) I wanted to share WHO the teachers will be studying under. First of all I want to say that having these eight incredible artists join me on this creative journey is humbling. I adore each of these women for their creativity and …