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Beneath the Surface with Melissa Fink | Instant Access

What makes us take a second look at a work of art? So often it is the layers and textures that we didn’t see the first time but these layers beneath the surface bring us back for another look. Melissa Fink expresses her art through layers, textures, a soft palette and her interpretation of nature. Melissa is back on our creative network with a stunning new online course that will open your eyes to not only the beauty around you …

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Textural Minimalism with Stephanie Lee | Registration is Open!

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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Painting with Wool with Deanne Fitzpatrick | Instant Access

Sometimes you are drawn to an artist because of the materials they use, the creative ways they bring mediums to life or even how they connect with other creatives…and sometimes it is a beautiful mix of all of these. We are so honored to announce that renowned rug hooking artist Deanne Fitzpatrick has created an online course especially for our creative community. You will never think of wool the same again and the possibilities are endless. It is with great …

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The Art of Gathering | Creating Live Workshops

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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Sketchbook Revival 2021 | This Free Workshop Begins Tomorrow!

  Imagine waking up every day brimming with ideas, excitement, and confidence to open up your sketchbook and start creating, no matter what. The 4th annual Sketchbook Revival Online Workshop is about to start, and it’s all about making this vision a reality. This free workshop begins on March 18th and I am so excited to tell you that I will be sharing in a session!   | Click HERE to join |   In my session I will be sharing how …

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Danielle Donaldson has a Giveaway for YOU!

  This giveaway is now closed. @sophie_mikat is the winner of this original art by @danielledonaldsonart. Sophie, please message us with your address and we will get it out to you right away. Congratulations and thank you to everyone that entered! Don’t forget to join Danielle in Made With Love!   In celebration of Danielle Donaldson’s newest online course, Made With Love, she is giving away one of her original apron paintings! We are so excited to offer a GIVEWAY! We …

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48 Hours Only | Early Registration Pricing for Creatively Made Business

  Are you building a business that is aligned with how you want your life to look and feel? ⁣ ⁣ Knowing this answer changes everything. ⁣ ⁣ Building a business that isn’t aligned with your life takes as much time, energy and resources as building one that is. ⁣ ⁣ You’re not just building a business, you’re building a life.⁣   Building our business completely changed our family and life. We’ve done it and so can you.⁣ ⁣ Registration …

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Instant Access | Colorful Joy with Andrea Garvey

It is a pretty sweet thing when the joy of the art matches the joy of the artist. If you have experienced the color, fun, freedom and play of seeing Andrea Garvey work, share her art and connect with her students you know for sure what I am talking about. We are thrilled to announce Andrea’s first online workshop on our creative network and we hope that this special course will be such a place of joy and play for …

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Instant Access Tomorrow Morning! | The Working Art Journal with Pam Carriker

Pam Carriker is one of those artists that has probably been a source of inspiration at some point for so many in their creative journey! I remember the first time I opened her book and felt like I could get lost in her art, supplies and techniques. Pam’s portrait work has inspired me for years and I admire her extraordinary way of using simple tools to express such deep emotion. I have watched her work evolve over the years and …

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Instant Access Tomorrow Morning | The Painted Prairie with Beth Cole

What if you could capture a feeling of the landscapes around you? What would that feel like to create art that brought yourself and others to a place of rest just by looking at it? That is what Beth Cole’s work does for me. It is a giant exhale and I can almost feel the breeze, sun on my face and the sounds of the birds in the air.  This is such a gift that Beth has to capture landscapes …

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Registration Closing TONIGHT! | Creatively Made Business Will Not Run Again Until Fall

    *Final hours of registration* Creatively Made Business will not run again until fall! Get instant access to Module One and Module Two will begin on Monday. For all of the dreamers, creators, and builders out there…this is for you! Come into our studio and take a seat because we are about to share everything we have learned to build a strong, sustainable and scalable business. Ready to change your life and business?     How could your life …

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16 Days Until Underneath Will Begin!

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! 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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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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You Are Not Too Much. Really. | Creatively Made Business

  Being a female artist and business owner has allowed me to walk out interactions that are more raw and exposed than many other professions. I teach and create with a majority of women which means intimate travel, small groups and often very real and open conversations. Through my business consulting and also lifelong relationships with women I hear one thing over and over. Women can feel like we are too much. Whether it is our never-ending ideas, emotions that spill …

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Semi-Annual 50% Off Sale | Art + Lifestyle Online Workshops

We only do this twice a year and this will not happen again until Summer! For the next 48 hours we are having our Semi Annual 50% off Online Class Sale! USE CODE: JO50 This is the perfect time to stock up on all of those online classes that you have been dreaming about taking. We have so many courses that are on sale for the first time and for the first time, ALL COURSES are Included! First Time it …

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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 …