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Get to Know Vicki Bridges and E-Card Giveaway

    Vicki Bridges class, Handcrafted Cards and Copic Markers begins on April 25.  In this class, Vicki will give you step by step instructions for adding color with copic markers to…

Getting to Know Elizabeth Gyles Johnson

This week, we would like to give you a chance to get to know Elizabeth Gyles Johnson, the founder of The Graceful Artist, a little better. Elizabeth’s class, Artful Prayer, is currently…

Aimée Wheaton

Getting To Know Aimée Wheaton

Tell me about your earliest creative efforts. Some of the earliest creative things I did was to paint on lake rocks and bottles.  I remember my mom encouraging me to be creative…

Welcome to

The Graceful Artist

Contentment smWouldn’t it be nice to curl up in your pajamas on a comfy sofa after your day’s work is done, let the cat lie in your lap, and study under cutting edge and respected instructors. All that is now possible with online learning. Our instructors generously share their talents, offering an extensive variety of topics in one forum. You “come to class” whenever it is convenient, for however much time you can spare. The best part about our online classes is the interaction with your fellow students in a community setting. You will enjoy lots of extra time in the workshop schedule to finish your project. You can repeat a lesson as many times as you like for the duration of the workshop. Pause your session for a cup of tea or for an entire day or more – you decide! Then, when you have finished your product, you can show it off to our online community and see other people’s creations for inspiration. Who doesn’t like show & tell!

Come and Join Us!

We are so glad you are here and hope you will join us for creativity, faith, and fellowship.

The Graceful Artist is a unique experience as we blend our faith with our creativity.

How do they affect each other? What is the outcome!

Workshops are in video format and include interaction between the students and the instructors.

Upcoming Workshops

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Artful Prayer

with Elizabeth Johnson Open March 7, thru October 30, 2014   Do you feel inspired by the idea of keeping a prayer journal but never stick with it for long?  Do you…

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Prayer Pouch Necklaces

with Amy Smith  Open May 16, 2014 – October 30, 2014 Join Amy Smith as she guides you step by step through the process of creating a hand-painted Prayer Pouch Necklace. Amy…

Cards & Copics with Vicki Bridges

Handcrafted Cards & Copic Markers

with Vicki Bridges Open April 25, 2014 – June 20, 2014   Copic markers are artist quality marker that have been around for couple of decades and have in recent years taken…

Paint From Your Soul with Aimée Wheaton

Painting From Your Soul

with Aimée Wheaton   Open April 4, 2014 – October 30, 2014   “Art is a collaboration between God and the artist, and the less the artist does the better.” ~Andre Gide…

No ordinary moments with Judy Johnson

No Ordinary Moments

A Needle-Felted Shore Bird with Judy Johnson Opens Fall 2014   In this workshop with Needle Felting Artist, Judy Johnson, she will share a journey with you while creating a charming Shore…

Stacy Lee

Digital Art Trading Cards

with Stacy Lee Opens Fall 2014     What are artist trading cards (ATC)? Art trading cards are miniature artworks.  They are 2.5 x 3.5 inches in size.  Many people collect them…

Jan Silvious

Fool-Proofing Your Life

with Jan Silvious Open March 1 – April 20, 2014     If anyone has ever raged at you with loud, ‘in your face’ verbiage or  laughed at you with ‘you’re silly’…

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Explore Mixed Media using Texture Medium.

With Barbara Cassidy Open March 1, 2014 – April 20, 2014   Artist Barbara Cassidy is well know for her love of texture and use of interesting shapes to create one of…

Instructors

Vicki Bridges

Vicki Bridges was born wanting to create.  Whether it’s creating doll houses and drawing as a child or the photography and cooking, life is creative journey.  Vicki calls herself an “everyday artist”…

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Amy Smith

Amy Smith is a mixed media artist living and working in a sweet little resort town in North Carolina. She creates vibrantly colored, soulful two dimensional art as well as funky wearable…

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Jan Silvious

Jan Silvious has been reaching out to women for over 25 years, helping them to live fully and to embrace an intelligent attitude toward life. As a featured speaker at Women of…

Aimée Wheaton

Aimée Wheaton has been a creative and professional graphic designer and visual artist for more than 14 years. Her love of art began when she was a young girl where she explored…

J Elizabeth Gyles Johnson

J Elizabeth Gyles Johnson has been creating art for most of her life and has been helping students to discover creativity and their hidden artistic skills since 1999.  She has a passion…

Barbara Cassidy

Barbara Cassidy

Artist Barbara Cassidy has been painting and creating almost her entire life.  If she doesn’t have a paintbrush in her hand, you can find her at the sewing machine creating quilts. She…

Judy Johnson

Judy Johnson

Judy Johnson began her sculpting career at 6 yrs. old in Pennsylvania.  It all started with a miniature dog out of modeling clay.  As she grew into an adult, she followed her heart…