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Letting Go: An Exploration of Abstract Painting

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 letting go and embracing the process of creating. We will be playing with watercolors, inks, acrylics and even embroidery. We will explore mark making, line drawing, …

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Our Summer Line Up

For me summer is pool time, catching up on reading, coffee on the back porch, hiking, days in the yard and my art supplies with me wherever I go. The best thing about a summer online course is that you can take moments to learn and then head out into YOUR world to create. Summer is too wonderful to only give yourself creating time in your studio. We have some incredible classes this summer that promise to make this your …

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Letting Go: An Exploration of Abstract Painting {registration has just opened}

I couldn’t wait until morning to announce that we have just opened up registration for Letting Go: An Exploration of Abstract Painting with Wendy Brightbill! 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 letting …

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Danielle Donaldson’s Class Begins On Monday {and we have a giveaway too}

**THIS GIVEAWAY IS NOW CLOSED** The winner of the Danielle Donaldson product is… Esther Míguez Durán commented: March 13, 2016 at 9:31 am (Edit) Watercolor is the whimsical language I have to express my emotions. Danielle helps me to discover new paths of happiness and illusion, so…. longing for this new course to start!!   Congratulations!  Please email us at contact@jeanneoliverdesigns.com with your address and we will get all of the goodies out to you. ****** I know there are …

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The Early Registration Prices Are About To End…

Good Morning! I know we all like to save money so I knew you would want to know that the early registration price is about to end on two of our upcoming courses… Friday, February 12, 2016 is the last day to get the early registration price for Elements of Clay with Alissa Millsap.   Elements of Clay with Alissa Millsap Each project is inspired by nature, as well as the hope of new beginnings that come in the spring. …

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Watercolor Magic Is Coming {Danielle Donaldson’s Newest Online Art Course}

I am honored to announce that artist Danielle Donaldson will be bringing her watercolor magic back to the Jeanne Oliver Creative Network with her newest online course All Creatures Lovely and Small! Ellies, pups and bunnies, oh my! One whole week of online creative goodness! We will start off our week with a good dose of danielle-ish color theory. This isn’t your everyday color-wheel stuff. As a matter of fact, it is kind of the opposite. You’ll learn how to …

Intro To Hand Lettering Begins On Monday!

Intro To Hand Lettering begins on Monday! I am constantly surrounded by the most creative people and it is my biggest joy and honor to have them teach on our creative network! Many of you will probably remember Jen Wagner from our popular Becoming free series in January. You knew she could sing and write and now you will see more of her gifts! Come and read more about this fun and beautiful course! Just like most of you…I am …

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Where Do I Begin? {if I love watercolors}

There are so many awesome online courses out there and sometimes it can be hard to know which one to choose! I know that your time and money is so important and that is why I wanted to make finding the RIGHT online course easier for you. The first step we did was create an online digital catalog that would allow you to look at most of our courses all at once and in a beautiful format.     The …

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CreativeGIRL: Storybooks and Studious Girls Has Just Launched!

Good Morning and Happy New Year! We are celebrating 2015 with the launch of artist Danielle Donaldson’s brand new class CreativeGIRL: Storybooks and Studious Girls!  Danielle had one of the most popular and loved watercolor and mixed media classes of 2014 on the Jeanne Oliver Creative Network and we are thrilled to have her teaching this year too. It’s time to work small and dream BIG! We’ll start off our week with by building a watercolor storybook from scratch – …

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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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The Artist’s Magazine (We are giving away 2 subscriptions)

I am still trying to wrap my mind around the fact that I will be leaving for Italy again in four weeks! I am so excited to create with so many women along Lake Como for the first The Living Studio {city art walks around the world}. So many amazing businesses have stepped along side me to sponsor this event. The Artist’s Magazine has provided one issue of their gorgeous magazine to each of the women coming to Italy and …

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Just a Peek {and all of the giveaway winners too}

I am so excited that today is finally here! There has been so much excitement around Danielle Donaldson’s new online watercolor course that begins today. The best part about her class is that this one week class is instantly available today. Here is a peek into all of the beautiful projects in Creative Girl: The Land of Light and Shadows… Come and join in on all of the creative fun! This is a one week class with everything instantly available …

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In The Kitchen {Salmon Summer Salad}

One of the things I look forward to each weekend is having more time to prepare a meal. I have the time to make a dessert with the kids, let the pizza dough rise or just put more attention into what we are making. This salmon salad is one of my favorites because all of the layers of flavors. This is the perfect summer meal! Salmon Summer Salad 4 Salmon Filets 4 tbsp Grape Seed Oil 2tbsp Olive Oil 4 …

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Creative Girl: Land of Light and Shadows

Sometimes there is an artist, class, medium, technique that opens up your creative world… and you can feel your creativity ready to explore like never before. I don’t mean to brag but I am pretty excited about this… Once upon a time there was a tiny-ish girl who loved to cut, draw, and paint. She saw things in the sunshine and shadows that other people never seemed to notice. She bounced all that wonderfulness around inside her noggin for a …

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Watercolors and Flowers {and introduction to watercolor painting}

I know that so many of you have waited all summer for this summer course! I can understand your excitement because I can’t wait to learn from Courtney myself. Starting THIS Monday is Watercolors and Flowers {and introduction to watercolor painting}. I met Courtney a few years ago while attending ALT and connected with her immediately. She is so funny and her talent runs deep. She has been featured in some of the best magazines and she was even one …