New Sculpting Course Open For Registration! {create your own holiday gifts this year}


I am thrilled to announce that Stephanie Lee will be teaching Hand Formed | Simple Sculpting {sculpting with plaster and clay} beginning NEXT month! This is the perfect time to create special gifts that really mean something special for the holidays. Stephanie is creating a course that will teach you the basics and beyond and […]

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Let’s Celebrate Soul.Full With an Art Supply Giveway {who doesn’t love new supplies?}


You can still get the early registration price for the brand new online art course Soul.Full {pretty little ways to bring more SOUL into the day! To celebrate the new course you know how I love a good art supply giveaway! Artist Kelly Barton will be leading this one week instantly available course. Think color, […]

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Butternut Squash and Sausage Soup {my most favorite soup I have ever made}


Fall = soup. End of story. Now that the weather is finally cooling off a bit my inner home loving, nesting heart comes out in full force. One of my favorite cookbooks that I reach for again and again is Against All Grain. I like to follow recipes but I rarely stick to them. I […]

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Max Beckmann {sneak peek into week three}


We have been having the most fun the past two weeks in the new Studying Under The Masters {portraits and self-portraits}! Week one and two we were immersed in the works and practice of Van Gogh and Picasso. This week I am giddy to dive into week three with one of my favorite artists teaching […]

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Making Art With Children {Letting Them Lead}


My children have been surrounded by art supplies, art books, art on the walls and art museums their whole lives. Sometimes what they really need is just the freedom to create. When I put supplies out for my kids and then I walk away to do my own thing I feel that my kids rush […]

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Pablo Picasso {sneak peek}


Week one of Studying Under The Masters {portraits and self-portraits} has been a huge hit all about studying under Vincent Van Gogh! The work coming out of the class is already outstanding and so inspiring. Teresa McFayden is leading week two and studying under the works of Pablo Picasso. Here is just a peek… I […]

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The Winner of Lifebook 2015 {is it you?}


What an amazing response to Lifebook 2015! I am excited to be a part of this course with so many other artists that I admire. I bet you want to know who won the spot to Lifebook 2015… Congratulations Melanie! Please email me at with all of your information and I will pass it […]

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My Thoughts On Our Marble Countertops


I have found that so many people have very strong opinions about having marble countertops. A few days after we had our marble island counter installed an acquaintance was in our home and this was her response as she ran her hands over our marble… “Oh, my!  You went with marble!  Are you going to […]

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The New Studying Under The Masters Has Started {sneak peek of week one}


Good Morning! I am thrilled to tell you that week one has just launched of the brand new Studying Under The Masters {portraits and self-portraits}! This first week is all about Van Gogh and it is so much fun. I wanted to give you a sneak peek into some of the videos and art that […]

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Soul.Full {pretty little ways to bring more SOUL into the day}


This is turning out to be one of the most creative falls we have ever had on the Jeanne Oliver Creative Network! I believe we have some of the most unique and beautiful online courses out there and I am so proud to tell you that artist Kelly Barton will be teaching this November. Here […]

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