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Begins on Monday | 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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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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Early Registration Open | 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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Business Consulting and Private Art Instructions Openings for 2017

We are opening up our calendar to start scheduling business consults and private art instruction in 2017. This has been one of the most rewarding aspects of the new studio because it has allowed us to connect in brand new ways. Over the past year I have consulted with businesses owners from all over the world and have helped them make a plan to grow their business, get back on track or get off the ground. Running your own business …

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Field Guide: A Nature Inspired Sketchbook {The Next Live Workshop At Our Studio}

***This event can be purchased as a one or two day workshop*** To purchase Field Guide for Saturday, September 17th, 2016 as a ONE DAY EVENT. To purchase Field Guide for September 16 & 17th, 2016 as a TWO DAY EVENT. Today I had five children and three adults exploring our land. We were gathering flowers, branches and leaves.  The kids were finding the perfect walking sticks.  Every place we turned we found something new.  We then came back to …

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Making Art Sing with Julie Johnson begins in Less Than TWO WEEKS!

One of the most popular classes on our creative network last year was Julie Johnson’s Scribble Art! Julie is a born teacher and she provides rich content full of technique, inspiration and encouragement. We are honored to have her back on our creative network teaching her newest online course… Making Art Sing | Values, Shapes and Lines This is a one week course that will compliment and expand on her very popular online course Scribble Art! You do not have …

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2016 Is Off To A Creative Bang! {Come and Celebrate and Enter the Art Supply Giveaway}

******THIS GIVEAWAY IS NOW CLOSED****** The winner of the $350 Dick Blick gift card is… flutterbyebarn commented: January 12, 2016 at 11:14 am (Edit) I’m taking Reflections: Paint your story. I’m scared and I’m ecstatic!!! I’ve done all kinds of art since I can remember, here and there. I have NEVER journaled. ? I am at such a point at my life where I can’t believe I was bold enough to think I had a story to tell. But I …

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Sketching and Sculpting With Me at Studio Cresendoh {create with me in Cali}

  I am thrilled to announce that I will be back at Studio Cresendoh teaching a two day workshop this coming January! Jenny’s studio is intimate, has great light, there is always lots of laughter and it is surrounded by the coolest coffee shops and restaurants. Teaching in her studio is way too much fun to be called work! Come and hear all of the details! Sketching and Sculpting Join me for a two-day workshop all about finding your sketching …

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Registration Just Opened For Scribble Art {Jeanne Oliver Creative Network}

Good Morning! I am beyond thrilled to announce that Scribble Art is coming to our creative network! Julie Johnson is one of the most creative, generous and humble artists I know and I am so honored that she will be launching her first online course on the Jeanne Oliver Creative Network! What is Scribble Art? For me it was the journey of letting go and becoming loose in my art. I will share my story of drawing and how I …

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Sketchworks Begins November 4th!

I carry pencils, pencils and a sketchbook everywhere I go. I never know when I will want to jot down my thoughts or quickly sketch out an idea. Over the years I have definitely grown my drawing skills but I still know there are so many fundamentals I have yet to grasp and include in my art. When I was studying about the life of Van Gogh I found it fascinating that he practiced his sketching for years…truly years…before he …

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Week Three Sneak Peek {Portraits, Watercolors and Paper Clay}

  I meant to get you all sneak peeks of week three of my art class on Friday. Obviously, that didn’t happen:-) Better late than never?? This week we are playing with ink, watercolors, paper clay, paints and charcoals (maybe some pastels are included too). Here is a peek… I am loving creating with everyone! There is still time to join us. You have access for one full year from the date of payment. I would love to have you …