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Brand New and Instant Access! Abstract Color and Composition with Cherie Wilson

How about a beautiful surprise to enjoy over the weekend? Cherie Wilson is back on our creative network with a brand new and INSTANTLY available online course all about Abstract Color and Composition. During her last online course so many of the students had questions about composition so she made a whole course for you! What? Serious! So, no waiting and you can start watching right away! Thank you so much Cherie! You are amazing and you love your students …

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Early Registration Open! Mixed Media Directions | A Path to Artful Discovery 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 opening today for …

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Begins on Monday | Draw and See with Rebecca Sower

Draw and See with Rebecca Sower begins tomorrow! I can not remember a time during this creative journey that I haven’t admired and deeply respected the work and heart of Rebecca Sower. She is a prolific artist with a wide range of techniques and skills that she is dipping her hands in and the results are always beautiful. I had always hoped that Rebecca and I would have the opportunity to collaborate so it is with great joy I get to …

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Brand New and Instant Access! Animals | Inspired to Sketch and Paint with Cathy Walters

How about a brand new art class, on a Friday, all about animals and with INSTANT ACCESS! You may have seen her work in Pottery Barn, Wayfair, Land of Nod and more…come and read more about a new and instant access animals course with Cathy Walters. This course will make you smile and love creating! Cathy is not only a well known and loved artist but she has been our family and business photographer for the past 10 years. Her photos …

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Early Registration Open | Feel The Pose with Pauline Agnew

When you come across an artist whose work stops you in your tracks you have to find out more about them. That is exactly what happened with Pauline Agnew!  Her landscape and figure work are completely captivating and once I knew more about her and her work I was crossing my fingers she would create a course just for you! Lucky us…she did! Join me in welcoming Pauline Agnew to our creative community! Pauline’s course, Feel The Pose | Creating Expressive …

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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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Brand New Mini Course | Paper Palettes with Kelly Hoernig

It is Friday! That means the weekend and extra time and…   We have a brand new mini course just for you! Kelly Hoernig has created the most fun art resource in her newest course Paper Palettes | A Color Discovery Mini Course!  COLOR? Are you stuck in a rut? Are you confident about your choices when creating art? Want to experiment but not sure how to go about it? Want to be adventurous and step out of your color …

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Let Us Make With Sheila Atchley | Early Registration Just Opened

One of my dearest friends in the world is my beautiful friend Sheila Atchley. In my life, she is trusted and true and one of the wisest people I know. She is a straight talker, deep thinker and creative soul that longs for truth and beautiful conversation. It is with deep joy that I share that we are offering Sheila’s first online course, Let Us Make! Let Us Make! An artful, playful exploration of creation, purpose, theology, and story, as …

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Ordered Chaos with Dina Wakley Begins on Monday!

  Dina Wakley will be teaching on our creative network and her course Ordered Chaos will begin on Monday! If you had a chance to take the FREE Living Studio online video with Dina you get just a taste of how fun, easy to follow and colorful her art is.  You can’t leave time with Dina and not want to have your hands covered in creativity! If you did not have a chance to create the journals with Dina I hope you make …

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Animal Antics With Tracy Verdugo Begins On Monday!

Tracy Verdugo’s Animal Antics will begin on Monday! Tracy has inspired thousands to step out of their comfort zone and to walk them through the creative process with ease. She has even inspired one of my favorite authors Elizabeth Gilbert! I love that! Tracy cut back on her travel schedule as she focused on her body as she was healing through cancer. We love that Tracy is taking this much needed time to heal and that she is allowing more …

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Dina Wakley Ordered Chaos | Early Registration Just Opened

I have a huge treat that I am announcing today! Dina Wakley will be teaching on our creative network and her course Ordered Chaos JUST opened for early registration! If you had a chance to take the FREE Living Studio online video with Dina you get just a taste of how fun, easy to follow and colorful her art is.  You can’t leave time with Dina and not want to have your hands covered in creativity! If you did not have a chance …

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Last 24 Hours For Early Registration for Tracy Verdugo’s Animal Antics

I wanted to remind you that you have 24 hours left to get the early registration price for Tracy Verdugo’s Animal Antics on our creative network!  Tracy has inspired thousands to step out of their comfort zone and to walk them through the creative process with ease.  She has even inspired one of my favorite authors Elizabeth Gilbert!  I love that! Tracy cut back on her travel schedule as she focused on her body as she was healing through cancer.  We love …

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Radiant Watercolor Portraits | Early Registration Just Opened

Good Evening! We are thrilled to announce the second online course of 2017!     Early registration has just opened for the GORGEOUS course Radiant Watercolor Portraits with Christie Drahnak!  Simple tools and extraordinary techniques to create stunning portraits. “Watercolor is a swim in the metaphysics of life… a mirror of one’s own character. Let it be unpredictable and colorful.” – anonymous Come and watch the course trailer… In Radiant Watercolor Portraits I will share with you my love for watercolor …

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Our Last Live Workshop of 2016 and a Gorgeous New Online Class with Julie Johnson {all coming this next week}

Hello! We are back from our gorgeous trip The Living Studio Along the Danube. I will have a post very soon with some of the photos and my thoughts of our time together (Hint…it was incredible). I wanted to let you know about two beautiful things happening this next week in the studio and also online. We are honored to host Wendy Brightbill for a two day workshop in our studio on our land. There are only a few spots …

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Last 24 Hours to Get the Early Registration Price for Modern Bohemian Jewelry and Feel Home!

I know that one of your favorite courses that we offer on our creative network is anything with home! Being creative and creating a comfortable and beautiful space is at the heart of many of us (and even more desire to know how). But where do we begin? How do we make decisions that truly reflect our heart, style, lifestyle and budget? How do design spaces today that we will be happy with tomorrow? I am honored to share that …

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Paint Your Town | Mixed Media Urban Landscapes BEGINS TOMORROW

I have been working on a very special project for awhile now and I am so excited to tell you about it. When I came up with the idea of The Living Studio it was based upon the idea and belief that the whole world should be our studio. I have taken people to Italy and France and soon The Danube to create art BUT if we only wait for special big trips then we miss out on growing our …

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Letting Go: An Exploration of Abstract Painting {begins on Monday}

Letting Go: An Exploration of Abstract Painting begins on MONDAY! Come and see a trailer of the art that will be made in this course…   I have admired Wendy’s work for years and I am so honored that she will be teaching on our site and especially love that she will be focusing on abstracts! In this course, we will listen to our intuition to create expressive abstract paintings. We will explore mediums and techniques that lend themselves to …

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Our First Devotional | Listening

It has been months (way more than we intended) in the making!  Our first devotional is ready for pre-order and we couldn’t be more proud! January of 2016 we launched our free video series Listening | Finding the Quiet on our creative network jeanneoliver.ning.com.   We have created a Listening devotional to use along with the free video series. The devotion is 94 pages filled with thought provoking lessons, gorgeous images and powerful scriptures.  The devotion measures 8x 10 with …

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Free Envelope Hand Lettering Video!

Come on over to our creative network for our newest FREE VIDEO! One of the best parts of having our own network is that we get to offer free courses, series and videos! We just added a Free Envelope Hand Lettering Video by Jen Wagner! If you are interested in learning more about hand lettering you can check out these two classes on our site: Intro To Hand Lettering and a brand new class starting soon… Advanced Hand Lettering (Don’t …

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Photography 101: Through the Artist’s Eye with Cynthia Shaffer

Nothing has defined our business and brand as much as finding my own style through photography.  This has been a gift that has not only grown our business but allowed me to capture my family and the day to day. It is with great excitement that I announce Photography 101: Through the Artist’s Eye with Cynthia Shaffer! Registration has just opened and the early registration price for this one week course is $32.  This course will begin on April 25, 2016, …

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Eek…Only Five More Days!

Only FIVE more days before our newest free series begins! Last year we were blown away by the response to the free series Becoming | The Unfolding of You. This series was all about seeing yourself as Christ sees you and it was heart changing for so many of us. We saw over 6,000 men and women join us from all over the world! This year we had no plans to offer another free series in January because we thought …

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Reflections: Paint Your Story Art Journaling Workshop {come and meet the guest artists}

All of my courses come from an authentic place of walking through something, discovery and/or personal growth. One of the biggest lessons I learned creatively in 2015 was that it was time to really tell my story. To hold nothing back and to start letting it spill all over the page. There is art I have never shared and maybe art I will choose not to share. That is your freedom also. Getting your story out and letting it guide …

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Let’s Start 2016 In The Most Creative Way!

It is hard to believe that 2015 is coming to a close. I love looking back over this past year and seeing all of the ways we created together! I am excited to create with you again in 2016 with a brand new art journaling course Reflections: Paint Your Story. Join me for a two week art journaling online course all about unraveling your own story and creating authentic art that only you can tell. I have five incredible guest …

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Registration Open For Making Art Sing {With Julie Johnson}

We have the most INCREDIBLE line up of teachers and online classes for you coming in 2016! We are honored to have artist Julie Johnson coming back to teach her newest course Making Art Sing: Values, Lines and Shapes! This is a one week course that will compliment and expand on her very popular online course Scribble Art!  You do not have to take her first course to take Making Art Sing. Making art sing is finding a melody that is …

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Scribble Art Begins On Monday!

Scribble Art with Julie Johnson begins on Monday! This week I shared a sneak peek into the Art of Home | Modern Simple Living on social media.  Julie Johnson took that image and did her mad scribble art skills with it! How fun is this?! We have put together just a PEEK (because this course is so rich in content) of a few things you will be learning. SCRIBBLE ART TRAILER   Julie Johnson is one of the most creative, …