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In the Garden- Flower Studies with the Masters

In the Garden- Flower Studies with the Masters In this course we will be following the tradition of many great artists and learning from those artists who came before us. We will be studying under the tutelage of Redon, Gauguin, Mackintosh and Preston, all of whom each have something unique and magical to teach us about painting flowers. We will study their work, their methods and processes and then we will be taking what we learn to produce our own pieces, to inspire and develop our own craft and expression, to stretch our skills and deepen our confidence. 4...

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Creative Retreat

Join us for a FREE 2 Day online Creative Retreat with 16 inspiring artists offering lessons including: mixed media, art journaling, creative processes, techniques & more. At this online creative event you will meet 16 amazing Artist/Teacher/Mentor/Guides as well experience some of the magic they share with the world. Each teacher will be offering up a lesson FREE (live for 24 hours) to inspired you, to stimulate your own creative practice and/or learn new techniques and approaches. So much goodness!! This workshop is for anyone who creates or feels the desire to create, who wishes to be inspired, who...

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Our iPhones have become an integral part of our daily lives. We carry them with us at all times - we don’t leave home without them! So...why shouldn’t we be using them creatively too? You can make beautiful, rich art right on your iPhone! Sure you could play Candy Crush....OR you could use your passion for Art and create something you love! Expand your knowledge of color, experiment with composition and use your own photography to compose stunning, layered pieces of ART! Print them out and hang them on your walls! LINK: Mobile Art Magic INSTRUCTOR: Ivy Newport START...

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The Hand-Sewn Year: A Handmade Holidays e-course

An on-going and growing class where you’ll sew projects for every holiday of the year and most of the days in-between!  Start with Christmas, and in 2013 add Halloween, harvest, and Thanksgiving.  In 2014, we’ll add summer, Memorial and Labor Day, and back-to-school.  Build traditions for those you love as the year rolls by, all of it sewn by hand!  Video, audio, photo, and PDF instruction with periodic live chats.  All patterns included, along with extensive web round-ups of additional holiday projects and ideas.  It’s like Pinterest, except you’ll really make the projects! LINK: The Hand-Sewn Year: A Handmade Holidays...

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Slip Covers

Slip covers! A quick and simple way to update your entire home’s look. Learn multiple ways to construct and embellish your slip covers to take them from ick to SLICK! While I sent out my sofa recently to be professionally upholstered, my preference would always be to DIY as much as possible–it’s cheaper, it can be faster, and it gives me the thrill of knowing I’ve done it on my own. Making a slip cover seems like a big job, but like eating an elephant, when broken down into smaller chunks, it’s a simple way to make a huge...

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Mixed Media Video

Intro to Art Journaling

Student Newsletter

Instructor Newsletter

Mixed Media Techniques

Watercolor Techniques

Techniques for Artful Layouts

Copic Storage Ideas

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