Early Registration Price Ends Today {Studying Under the Masters for Kids!}

***TODAY is the last day to get the early registration price of $38 for this THREE WEEK online course for kids***

Whether your kids are in school full time or you homeschool your children…THIS online course will be a beautiful source of creating and learning!

For children, art isn’t about rules and critiques. Art for kids is about expression and creating and fun! Creating art with kids is like opening the most fantastic Pandora ’s Box of possibilities. You never know how they will express themselves through art. Going back years and years to some of the most beloved Masters of art is a great way to intrigue children about different forms of art, different styles and different mediums. When young people used to aspire to be artists, they would take on the apprenticeship role under Masters of art. I want your kids (and you!) to come along with me and become apprentices to some of art’s Masters!

Studying Under the Masters for Kids was created to teach children about art, history, techniques, and how to learn from and be inspired by great artists. In this three-week course, we will visit three artists who created art in different time periods and places on the map.

Come and read more about this course that will begin on September 19, 2016 and will be lead by Alicia Hutchinson.

Take a peek at just SOME of the gorgeous projects…

We’ll go to Japan and learn from Katsushika Hokusai and his use of woodblock prints, how he could magically capture the movement of water, and study his beautiful landscapes.

We’ll travel to Switzerland and study about Paul Klee. We’ll learn from his love of color theory, mixing mediums, and how his geometric shapes took on fluid movement.

And we’ll explore Austria and the great Gustav Klimt. We’ll study his most famous paintings, learn about his love of shapes and mosaics, and how one of his favorite mediums to work with was quite extravagant!

Each week, you’ll learn about a different artist. A video will introduce the artist, show many pieces of art by him, and we’ll learn some interesting trivia along the way too. After we’ve learned a bit about the Master, you’ll watch another video about that artist’s famed technique—printing, watercolors, mosaics, and more. When your child has gotten a grasp for the techniques we’ll move into the fun stuff—the projects! We’ll create lots of beautiful pieces of art inspired by our teachers—art to hang on the wall, to decorate with and even to wear!

Ways To Use this Course:

  • Invite the kids’ friends over and have an “Art Week.” Choose one of the artists and create art all week with your friends!
  • Use as a unit study. Check out books from the library, go online and watch videos and fully immerse yourself into the life of the great artist. When you’re creating art like him, you’ll have such a personal experience!
  • Use in your homeschool for a month or more of art classes.
  • Create a wonderful one-on-one time with your art-loving child and create art together—make it a special date!

 

Who is this Course for?

Art should be enjoyed at all ages, but because this course goes pretty in-depth about the lives of artists and their specific techniques, it’s probably geared more towards older kids. My suggestion would be ages 7-12. We will be using supplies at times that won’t be suitable for little, tiny hands. If you have younger kids, you can always get them their own box of art supplies and they can create with their own supplies near you. Having both boys and girls myself, I try to be sensitive to not making our art projects too girlie. I was conscious of this when creating this course and it is definitely suitable for boys and girls alike. There is one project where we will be creating jewelry, but this would be a great gift for Mama or your son could make a more “masculine” version of the project.

What will I get with this course?

When you sign up to take this course, you’ll be receiving lifetime access to all the video content—over 7 hours. You’ll get a Student Notebook with information about each artist, spaces to take notes, book lists, art supply lists, and more. You’ll receive video content on many great art projects, tips on storing kids’ art, and videos on help with creating art with kids—even if it’s not your strong suit!

I so hope you will join us in Studying Under the Masters for Kids! It was a blast to create and I can’t wait to see what your children come up with! See you in class

 

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The early registration price for Studying Under The Masters For KIDS is $38, will have 7+ hours of content, all videos will be pre-recorded for your convenience and has lifetime* access.

The course will begin on September 19, 2016.

If you are new to our creative network here are easy steps to get you started…

1. Register at jeanneoliver.ning.com (this is free).

2. Once your account is active you are able to take advantage of our free courses, series and even pay for courses.

3. Go to jeanneoliver.ning.com and along the top header click on “COURSES” and you will be able to view all three pages of online courses and free series.

4. To purchase a course please choose your course, click on the +join in the upper right hand corner, pay and you will be INSTANTLY in the classroom.

5. All videos can be found along the right hand side of the page under “COURSE CONTENT”.

*as long as we manage the jeanneoliver.ning.com creative network

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Make This Your Creative Summer!

Summer to me means putting the school books aside, stopping all lessons of any kind, vacation, pool days, dinner on the patio, s’mores at night, books read and the ease of creating art wherever we are going!

If you have been a part of my The Living Studio retreats or you follow the FREE online video series…you know that I encourage everyone to carry a portable studio with them so you have no excuse not to practice and create.  I know this has changed so many things for me about not waiting for the perfect time (won’t happen), enough time (no excuse…you are already waiting for someone.  Might as well sketch while you wait) and the best supplies (stop buying more supplies and use what you have).

This summer we have THREE incredible mini courses coming up that will make THIS your creative summer!

** Starting on June 1st is Pattern Play! **

Guys, for some of you THIS course could be a game changer!  Can you imagine taking your doodles, paintings, creative ideas and learning how to turn them into fabrics, patterned papers and more!  Learn how to use Photoshop to take your art to the next level and beyond.  Bari J is a licensed artist with years of experience and beautiful ideas to encourage YOU to take the next step.

 **Starting on June 8th is Nature’s Canvas **

When I first saw what artist Tania Bain was creating and then leaving for others in the woods to find and appreciate I KNEW she had to teach on my creative network!  This is the heart of what art is all about.. I have to tell you that THIS has me sooo excited to take some of my favorite woods in our area and make them even more special with art by the kids and myself.  Won’t you join us in enjoying nature, creating in new and creative ways and then the pure joy of leaving them for others to find too!

** Starting on June 15th is 2015 Summer Art Camp for Kids **

Artist and author Courtney Walsh is back this summer with ALL NEW projects and even special projects just for boys!  With an easy supply list, fun step by step directions and art projects that kids WANT to make…this will be your summer go to when the afternoon rains come or when everyone needs a break from the sun!

These courses are for you and for you to share with your children and grandchildren.

These are one week (easy to accomplish) courses that are affordable and FUN!!!

I hope to see you in class!

Jeanne

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That One Time Our Home Was In a Commerical

Do you guys remember back in September when a production crew was in our house and backyard?

We had people in our home and lights all over our backyard and our neighbors were wondering what the heck was going on!

We were packing up the car to head out on our three week East Coast adventure and I didn’t even have much time to just enjoy watching the crew film.

This was also right in the middle of all the flooding we were having in Colorado and much of our paths were washed away but they still wanted to use our yard.

I was so focused on packing that I barely got any photos but I did snap these that day…

I was just sent three of the commercials they shot at our house and they even gave me permission to share them with all of you.

I get a lot of emails wondering about the commercials so I wanted to share them.

You can’t really see much of our home or yard but we are still so honored that they used our space.

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It is almost here! If you have been looking for a fun and creative activity to do with your friends, children or grandchildren I have it for you! 
Tomorrow you can instantly access all five project videos from Summer Art Camp for Kids! 

Artist and best selling author Courtney Walsh will be leading this online course.

The early registration price of $22 ends tonight at midnight and goes to $27. You have access to the videos for one year.

To register or read more click HERE.

See you in class!

 

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Weekly Wrap Up

This was our first official week of summer but it still felt busy.

We are enjoying the pool being open, getting projects done and I even had my first appointment with a personal trainer.

This weekend we will be painting our kitchen cabinets with Annie Sloan Chalk Paint and I am excited and nervous!

I am hoping I will have some good photos to show you next week.

We just finished the final week of Building a Creatively Made Business 2.0 and the response has been amazing!

You can still register and now get all three weeks INSTANTLY.

This online course is $59 and the videos are available for one year.

To register click HERE.

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I also wanted to remind you that Summer Art Camp For Kids will begin in less than two weeks!

This course will be instantly available on June 17th and it will be the perfect summer activity for your creative kid this summer.

Here is a little recap of the class…

Summer brings with it the promise of sunshine, long, lazy days and a slower, simpler pace we’ve all been craving. But, if you’re a mom or grandma, it might also bring with it two of the most dreaded words in the English language:

“I’m Bored.”

Enter Summer Art Camp for KIDS! An online art class for ages 5 – adult that will allow kids to cut, glue, paint, watercolor, sketch, collage, create and stretch their creative wings, all the while kicking boredom to the curb.

Author and paper artist Courtney Walsh will take kids on a guided journey through each of the five mixed media projects, encouraging students to think outside the creative box as she leads them through each step, breaking it down in a way they will easily understand and follow.

This online course is the perfect way to bond with your child, so feel free to get in on this artsy fun, save projects for rainy days or do them all in one week, the choice is up to you! Let’s have a creative summer together, shall we?

*The class will include 5 projects with art videos start to finish.

*Each course will have a supply list and templates

*There will be templates just for boys too!

To register click HERE.

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I wanted to also announce the winner of the kid’s art supply giveaway!

I bet you all thought I forgot.

OK, I kind of did.

Amy Murillo commented:

LOVED spending the summers as a child up-north in Wisconsin. We had the best time playing outdoors, making do with what nature provided us to broaden our imaginations with. Thank you for a chance at your wonderful giveaway – I’m going to have our wonderful grandchildren for 3 weeks this summer, this would surely come in handy!!!

 Amy, please email us at jeanneoliverdesigns@gmail.com with your address and we will arrange for you to receive your art supplies.

This giveaway package needs to be claimed by June 18th.

I hope you all have an amazing weekend and I will be back on Monday with some cabinet updates!

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Summer Art Camp For Kids {and a huge art supply giveaway}

We are only have one new online course this summer and it is all for KIDS!

Summer brings with it the promise of sunshine, long, lazy days and a slower, simpler pace we’ve all been craving.

But, if you’re a mom or grandma, it might also bring with it two of the most dreaded words in the English language:

“I’m Bored.”

Enter Summer Art Camp for KIDS! An online art class for ages 5 – adult that will allow kids to cut, glue, paint, watercolor, sketch, collage, create and stretch their creative wings, all the while kicking boredom to the curb.

Author and paper artist Courtney Walsh will take kids on a guided journey through each of the five mixed media projects, encouraging students to think outside the creative box as she leads them through each step, breaking it down in a way they will easily understand and follow.

This online course is the perfect way to bond with your child, so feel free to get in on this artsy fun, save projects for rainy days or do them all in one week, the choice is up to you! Let’s have a creative summer together, shall we?

*The class will include 5 projects with art videos start to finish.

*Each course will have a supply list and templates

*There will be extra templates for boys too!

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There is also a big ol’ fat giveaway of art supplies so one lucky kid will have one over flowing art supply bin!!

(Brands in the giveaway package may differ from the brands shown)

My kids and I will be putting together an awesome art supply kit that will have EVERYTHING and more that you will need to do all of the projects.

{all of the projects could be done with cardboard, basics paints, scrapbooking paper and mod podge if you are wanting to watch your money}

**To enter to win our Summer Camp For Kids! art supply giveaway (this giveaway is not for the course) please just leave a comment on this page telling us what your favorite summer activity was as a kid**

For additional chances at the giveaways you can…

* Facebook about Summer Art Camp For Kids and share this blog post

* Pin this post to Pinterest

* Share the class on Instagram and use the hashtag #jeanneolivercreativenetwork

* Blog about the course and link back to this post

* Share this post on Twitter

 Each time you share about the sale or this post please come back and let us know for additional entries.

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Summer Art Camp For Kids is being hosted on my Creative Network!

1) To register for the class please go to www.jeanneoliver.ning.com to register on the site (this is free).

2) Once your membership is approved please go to the main page of the site and you will see all of the courses offered along the left hand side of the page under “Courses”.

If you don’t see Summer Art Camp For Kids please click the “view all” at the bottom of the courses.

3) Go to the main page of Summer Art Camp For Kids, click the +join in the upper right hand corner, pay and you are INSTANTLY in the classroom and ready for the camp to begin on June 17th.

You will find all of the content along the right hand side of the page under “Course Content”. This is where you will find your video content for the art projects (on June 17th), supply lists and teacher bio.

Tell your friends!

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I would also like to announce the winners of the two subscriptions to The Artist’s Magazine!

I find creative inspiration all around me, in my daily, somewhat ho-hum life.

and

Nature probably inspires me most, however, taking on-line art classes always sends me to my art table! Would love a subscription to this magazine. Thanks for the opportunity to win!

If you are one of the winners please email us at jeanneoliverdesigns@gmail.com and we will get you all set up:-)

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