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20th Anniversary Sale | 40% Off One Online Course

It was a Friday night in Washington, DC in February of 1998. I had worked late and I was supposed to meet up with friends in a local brewery. I saw Kelly come in with a group of people and I instantly said to my friends, “Check out my future husband”. We went on our first date the next week, we were engaged four months later and married 8 months after meeting. It has been hard and beautiful and broken and lifegiving. I had no idea how hard …

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Early Registration Ending | Mixed Media Directions 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 in the final …

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Early Registration Ending | Art and Nature in Colored Pencil with Kelly Hoernig

Early registration is ending for Art & Nature in Color Pencil with Kelly Hoernig. 5+ hours of course content, lifetime* access. Early registration price of $32 changes to $48 on September 26th @ 10 pm MST and the course will go live on October 26th, 2018. Kelly Hoernig is back with another creative adventure using colored pencils. Kelly is an expert in the field of colored pencil art and she has spent years teaching and practicing with this medium. Kelly is also a teacher …

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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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Early Registration Open! Sacred Vestments | Expressive Portraits and Figures with Kate Thompson

The inspiring and prolific Kate Thompson is back on our creative network with a brand new course!  It is an honor to have had Kate share her techniques and gifts with us over the years and to love the students on our site so lavishly. Kate will be traveling with me May of 2019 for my last The Living Studio abroad (at least for the foreseeable future) because of our joint love of history, imagery, vintage papers and use of …

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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 | Art and Nature in Colored Pencil with Kelly Hoernig

Kelly Hoernig is back with another creative adventure using colored pencils. Kelly is an expert in the field of colored pencil art and she has spent years teaching and practicing with this medium. Kelly is also a teacher that lavishes her students with instruction, encouragement and knowledge. It is such an honor to have Kelly back on our creative network! Kelly’s course, Art & Nature in Color Pencil is opening today for Early Registration. Early registration has just opened for Art & Nature in …

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Early Registration Ending | Creative Collage with Leslie Rottner

One of the sweetest parts of what I have the joy of doing is seeing something so beautiful and unique in an artist and asking them to share it with all of you. When I first saw the work of Leslie Rottner I couldn’t help but come back to look at it again and again. The more she shared her work the more I knew it was different and set apart. When you see that in an artist it is …

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Quirky Characters with Lucy Cooke begins on Monday!

Quirky Characters with Lucy Cooke goes live on Monday!  Learn how to fall in love with drawing again! With simple materials, transform lines that are interesting, wonky, elegant, and scribbly, into quirky characters that will make you smile!   Quirky Characters with Lucy Cooke! 3.75+ hours of course content, lifetime* access and a registration price of $48. From Lucy Cooke… Let’s travel the road of creativity, as we learn how to fall in love with drawing again! With simple materials, …

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Early Registration Ending | Draw and See with Rebecca Sower

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 announce that Rebecca will be teaching on our …

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I Am A Teacher In Wanderlust 2018!

  As a creative, that also runs a business I work alone a lot. This is a time I desperately need to stay focused and true to myself. I also make it a priority to say YES to at least one incredible collaboration a year so I have the beautiful inspiration, comradery, and lavishing that comes from GATHERING with other creatives. I need it as desperately as I need the time alone. There are many offers that come past our …

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Early Registration Ending | Quirky Characters with Lucy Cooke

So many times we can think we need a room of supplies to create or to be an artist. All we need is a pencil, paper and the desire to practice. I once read that people that connect with their creativity with simple tools like paper and ink or pencil on a daily basis are happier people. They slow down, connect, really look…they are present. The best part of this article was that their happiness was not based on the …

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Mini Masters | Instant Access

The first idea I ever had for an online course was the Studying Under The Masters series. It was not the first online course I put out into the world but once we created the online workshop, it ended up being a three-part series with 16 artists studying under a master artist and thousands of students learning with them. Creating this series was a joy for me because I am a history lover, I love to read and study and …

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  One of the most wonderful parts of what I get to do is to collaborate with other incredible artists! I love seeing something in another person that I KNOW you will connect with. It is even deeper than that. I love finding in another artist a beautiful and deep love to SHARE their authentic art with others. I am so honored to offer Cherie Wilson’s first online course. Her teaching, guidance, and heart for others will make this a …

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Final Hours For The Early Registration Price | Abstract Untangled with Cherie Wilson

  One of the most wonderful parts of what I get to do is to collaborate with other incredible artists! I love seeing something in another person that I KNOW you will connect with. It is even deeper than that. I love finding in another artist a beautiful and deep love to SHARE their authentic art with others. I am so honored to offer Cherie Wilson’s first online course. Her teaching, guidance, and heart for others will make this a …

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Final Hours | Early Registration for Dainty Dioramas With Stephanie Rubiano

When Stephanie Rubiano first shared her ideas for this next course I loved it right away! Shrink plastic was one of my FAVORITE creative tools as a kid and what Stephanie does with it brings it up to date and beyond anything, I knew you could even do with it. My heart for this site is to keep bringing you authentic courses with inspiring teachers that make it easy and affordable to connect with your creativity. I think we nailed this …

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Mixed Media Magic with Alena Hennessy | Begins on Monday!

  I feel like the luckiest woman that I get to collaborate each day with such talented and creative men and women! We are honored to announce that for the very first time Alena Hennessy is offering a course on our creative network and it is called Mixed Media Magic! Pretty dreamy, right? We are in love with her use of color, compositions and mark making. Alena’s work is truly stunning! Mixed Media Magic begins on Monday! Registration is $48, …

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Early Registration Just Opened For Dainty Dioramas | With Stephanie Rubiano

When Stephanie Rubiano first shared her ideas for this next course I loved it right away! Shrink plastic was one of my FAVORITE creative tools as a kid and what Stephanie does with it brings it up to date and beyond anything I knew you could even do with it. My heart of this site is to keep bringing you authentic courses with inspiring teachers that make it easy and affordable to connect with your creativity. I think we nailed …

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***Wild Blue Yonder begins THIS coming Monday, March 19, 2018*** Danielle Donaldson is back with her newest online course Wild Blue Yonder! Join Danielle for watercolor fun and this time it is all about stitching, rainbows, beautiful backgrounds and paper airplanes with secret messages. The registration for this 4-hour online course with lifetime* access is $48. Play with color, supplies, and techniques in this course that will once again show how fun watercolors can be. Watch The Course Trailer… Learn …

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Wild Blue Yonder with Danielle Donaldson | Final Hours For Early Registration

Danielle Donaldson is back with her newest online course Wild Blue Yonder! Join Danielle for watercolor fun and this time it is all about stitching, rainbows, beautiful backgrounds and paper airplanes with secret messages. The early registration price of $32 is still available for this 4-hour online course with lifetime* access. Play with color, supplies, and techniques in this course that will once again show how fun watercolors can be. Watch The Course Trailer… Learn to illustrate and watercolor a …

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Women of Advent | It Begins On Monday!

  ***Women of Advent will begin on Monday, November 20, 2017***   Come and watch the first sneak peeks into the actual video content of the course…     Sheila Atchley had such a desire to create something extra special for us this holiday season and she has brought to life The Women of Advent.   If the holiday season leaves you feeling a little scattered, you have come to the gathering-place. Come join a community of scattered-gathered hearts. Let’s …

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Book of Trees | 24 Hours Left Early Registration

***24 Hours Left For The Early Registration Price of $28*** We are so thrilled to announce that author and mixed media and collage art professor Roxanne Evans Stout is offering her newest online course on our creative network!  No matter what season it is right now in your neck of the woods you will not want to miss Book of Trees! Handmade books, stitching, stamp making, collage and more.   Book of Trees In this class, we will delve wholeheartedly into …