Find Inspiration in Art

Artistic Medium

Oil Painting
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Watercolors
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Sketches
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Photography
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Design
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Art Resources 

Marian’s favorite books, supplies, materials, tools, and classes.

Latest Artistic Endeavors

my first completed sketchbook

my first completed sketchbook

For all of the talk I do about journaling and sketchbooks, can you believe that I have never fully completed a sketchbook?!  Well, not until a few weeks ago.  I have filled plenty of pages in plenty...

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creative play | sketches with Calvin

creative play | sketches with Calvin

Calvin has expressed an interest in art off and on for the past few years.  He'll ask to paint with me or request that I buy him some art supplies or a sketchbook, but he hasn't stayed motivated in...

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Free Painting Classes

While most of the world was under stay-at-home orders in the Spring of 2020, I connected with my online community by offering live art classes every Friday for a few weeks.  It was such a pick-me-up for me each week!  I received wonderful feedback from the class participants who joined me live or have taken the classes since, so I decided to put them into an online course format and offer them for free.  Sign up and learn to paint with oils in nine classes that cover everything from making a color chart to painting a grazing cow…

 

Marian’s Original Art Work

I have art sales a few times each year to sell my original work.  Subscribe to my blog to make sure you are notified of upcoming sales. Works include landscapes, seascapes, still life, abstracts, portraits, and animals.  Prices start at $35…

 

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The Creative Exponent Podcast
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