Meet Jeanne Oliver
Jeanne Oliver grew up in rural Illinois and now resides in Castle Rock, CO. She is inspired by our personal stories, travel, and nature.
Jeanne uses art to tell her current stories and also those of growing up among gravel roads, cornfields and early life surrounded by open spaces. Through mark making, layers and mixed media, she hopes to convey that we all have a story to tell.
Jeanne is married to her dream maker, Kelly, and the mother of three funny and creative children. She homeschools her children even though she has tried to get out of it a few times. You can often find her hiking, creating in her studio and finding an excuse to have another cup of coffee. She speaks and teaches all around the country and sometimes she even gets to cross the pond. She was told that she needed to find that one thing but she doesn’t like listening to directions so she embraces many loves and that has given her a sweet mash-up of family, art, and travel. Connecting with women and sharing that each of us has been creatively made is one of her passions.
You can join Jeanne here through, her blog posts, taking an online course with her, taking an in person class with her in the US and abroad thru The Living Studio. Visit the Press page for publications and listen below for interviews.
Art of Home | Modern Simple Living is all about some of the lost arts of caring for our home and family. Each lesson will contain step-by-step videos with decorating, cooking, gardening, entertaining, housekeeping and more. The following will be shared: The Art of Farm to Table, The Art of Gathering, The Art of Domestic Moxie and The Art of Reclaimed Style. This course is your favorite home and cooking magazines come to life! Join 5 lifestyle and decor bloggers.
Join 20 women for an 8 part study about finding your true identity in Christ. Each lesson you will hear unfolding stories from the women where they will be sharing truths about who the Lord says we are and our personal journeys to accepting these truths.
*This course is no longer enrolling. Please see our New Creatively Made Business course that is open twice a year and runs for 6 months at a time. Current Members will continue to have access. Join Marian Parsons, Jennifer Rizzo and Jeanne Oliver in this three-part course with over 80 videos full of content to launch, grow and nurture your creative business. You will learn through creative journey, getting started, websites, balancing your creative life with your home life, photographing your product, pricing, wholesaling, setting yourself apart, growing your brand, creating lookbooks, e-courses, markets and shows and so much more. Whether you are in the dreaming or building stage this course will leave you inspired and encouraged.
Everyone should be surrounded by beauty in their homes and that shouldn't have to do with how much you spend. Sometimes we can get lost and distracted with everything that comes at us each day. Sometimes things can look so perfect and we as women may feel inadequate. It is time to exhale and delight in your home. It is time to open your doors because of what is inside of you...not what is inside your home. This five-part online course will change how you see yourself, your home and your family. Packed with interviews, DIY videos and more. Join 5 lifestyle and decor bloggers.
Creatively Made with Jeanne Oliver is a four-part art course. It is full of truths about your gifts and why you were given them in the first place. The art videos will cover journal making for vintage books, mixed media journals made from catalogs, collages and collage techniques, sketching, Stabilo pencil "painting", mixed media techniques, vintage girls using templates, leather and metal stamping and so much more!
Creativity Takes Courage is a free interview series with creative men and women from around the world. Be encouraged and inspired by the artists you already know and the men/women that you may meet for the first time.
This free video with Jeanne Oliver is a mix of different mediums and techniques with demonstrations in how to incorporate your own unique story into your work. You will learn collage, mark making, storytelling and how to paint loose florals.
This is free video with Jeanne Oliver from the course Wandering Muse | Sketching, Sculpting and Metalwork. Using different kinds of charcoal through quick exercises and techniques to create an Abstract Charcoal Portrait . Sketching, wiping out of the substrate, and then bringing back definition. Working towards collecting our marks and how you create.
Free video with Jeanne Oliver from the popular Documented Life Project 2016. I was a featured artist in the popular Documented Life Project 2016. This video was included in the series. I am now sharing it here on our creative network for you to enjoy too. It is a fun and rich video.
I wanted to give you free access to one of the 31 videos from our art course Wild Awakening | Painting Big With Expressive Freedom. This video is fun mix of different mediums and a taste of how I like to incorporate them into my work.
This is free video with Jeanne Oliver from her course Paint Your Town: Mixed Media Urban Landscapes. Fat, chunky and full of layers! This handmade journal will be instantly well worn by creating from whatever you have. Watercolor paper, vintage ephemera, book pages, tea bags, library cards, deli paper. Even integrate copies of your art to adorn the pages as a substrate you won't be able to wait to create on!
This free video with Jeanne Oliver is all about creating vintage girls with mixed media techniques. Using a canvas, paints, papers, Liquitex matte medium, modeling paste, random tools around the house to create texture (bubble wrap, shelf liner, credit cards, paper towel rolls etc.), brayer, Pan Pastels, charcoal pencils, white gel pens, oil pastels, marks all pencils.
Free video with Jeanne Oliver all about selling, set-up and participating in Markets and Shows and advice as you grow this area of your business. Shows are a lot of hard work but also an incredible way to grow your brand, expand your clientele and connect with your buyer.
In this course I will share my process of gathering inspiration, how I organize what I find beautiful, a printable mini workbook so you can document what you find beautiful through your five senses, the order in which I put inspiration boards together and how I use each one to guide intentions, our business and future creative work. Together we will create an intentions board, future online course board and a board to inspire a new art series. Whether you are an artist or not this course is for anyone that wants to use beauty, intention and visuals to stay intentional and focused in life and work.
We all want to create authentic moments with our friends and families. We all desire for the ones we love to leave our homes knowing that they were welcomed and loved. This course will help you slow down and find the joy and beauty in the holidays. Packed with interviews, DIY videos and more. Join 9 lifestyle and decor bloggers.
Join Jeanne Oliver in this online art course as you study and create under Horace Pippin. Studying, practicing and then implementing techniques through art projects in watercolor, still life collage, mark making, sculpture and mixed media story telling.
Join Jeanne Oliver in this online art course as you study and create under Vincent Van Gogh. Studying, practicing and then implementing techniques through creating portraits and self portraits. Techniques with pen, ink, watercolor, graphite, chalk, and sculpture.
You will become tourists in your own town and open our eyes to the photography, sketching, architecture, people, cafes, painting, connecting, history and beauty right in front of you. In this class with Jeanne Oliver, you will create abstract landscapes, work with sketching and watercolors, collage, image transfers, charcoal sketches and create mini works of art to create our own Paint Your Town journals when you are done.
An art journaling online course with Jeanne Oliver all about unraveling your own story and creating authentic art that only you can tell. Through mixed media techniques, you will explore your own story and how to bring it to life within your art.
Join 18 men and women as they share in this free online study all about impacting your world right where you are. A study sharing how the Lord can use each of us in our day to day lives. When we see the value in where we have been placed + our gifts we are able to collaborate with a God that has been waiting for us to say that we are ALL IN.
Learn how to break down the face and "sketch" with charcoal, water and white gesso with Jeanne Oliver. Using the sketch you created (or an image transfer technique) you will learn step by step instructions to create a portrait through collage and mixed media.
Jeanne Oliver | Join me as we look into the eyes of those that have come before us. Let’s tell their story. The story of the Mavericks. The story of those that have waited for a time such as this. With sketching, painting, collage and mark making we will bring the past to life. We will take beautiful and broken stories and intertwine our own poetry and journey.
Join Alisa Burke, Jenny Doh, Kelly Berkey, Melody Ross, Ivy Newport and Jeanne Oliver as they explore 6 different master painters! Join us as we become the “apprentice”. Through discussion and technique videos, each artist will share their week with a “master”. You’ll learn who their “master” artist studied under, who influenced their work and what techniques and mediums they used.
Have you ever taken an online course, gone to a retreat, purchased an art technique book and were taught an artist's techniques and mediums? Have you ever been worried about what is your style and what is "their" style? Have you ever been afraid to create art that was inspired by another artist? This course is for you! Join Katie Kendrick, Christy Tomlinson, Junelle Jacobson, Danielle Donaldson, Kate Thompson and Jeanne Oliver as we study under the masters.
Join artists Cori Dantini, Jane Davenport, Gillian Lee Smith, Robin Fingher, Teresa McFayden & Jeanne Oliver as we become the “apprentice” of the Masters' portraits and self-portraits. Through discussion and technique videos, each artist will share their week with a “master”. You’ll learn who their “master” artist studied under, who influenced their work and what techniques and mediums they used. The focus of this workshop is all portraits and self-portraits.
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.
The course with Jeanne Oliver is full of discussion and art videos expressing truths about the freedom of letting go. The art videos will cover mixed media techniques, coptic binding journals from canvas, sculpture, watercolor, mixed media art using a Dremel tool, collage, portraits and more.
The Living Studio is a FREE art video series! You will have the opportunity to watch technique and medium videos from some of your favorite artists. The hope is that you will learn what practices different artists use to make their art a daily practice and how they create their studio wherever they go.
Follow the muse with Jeanne Oliver. Create a plaster book to hold your sketches and design elements. Taking a cue from your sketches you will interpret them into lino cuts and prints. Bring those sketches to life through sculpture in clay and wood and then incorporate your marks with metalwork. This journey will leave you more aware of YOUR hand and how when you are open to what you create it will propel you to create art that is like no one else.
Just imagine walks in the woods, gathering, creating inside AND outside of your studio, sculpting with paperclay, painting your own Woodland Girls on wood slices, wood burning, stamp carving, creating your own nature study journal and incorporating words from some of your favorite poets. Join Jeanne Oliver for this nature and poetry inspired course.