Trust Yourself & Ignite Your Creativity
To Create Amazing Abstract Art

Whether you are new to abstract painting and want to get started or you are an experienced artist and want to go further and create your deepest art with confidence and joy. Watch the Free Workshop: The #1 Secret to Creating Authentic Paintings You Love.


The Adjacent Possible: 

Evolve Your Art. From Blank Canvas To Prolific Artist

Discover the science of creativity and the art of the possible- the adjacent possible!

Take your art to the edge of creation and collapse- to the place of poised instability where your paintings evolve. Step into the unknown, access The Adjacent Possible and create art that surprises and wows you.

The Artist’s Journey®: 

Bold Strokes To Spark Creativity

“One of the best Creativity books of all time” – BookAuthority”.

Whether you dream of loosening up and exploring creativity, expressing yourself, healing and becoming whole, experimenting with paints, colors, and techniques, or surprising yourself with your art, The Artist’s Journey® is your step-by-step guide to bold self-expression.

The Artist’s Journey®: 

Creativity Reflection Journal

Creativity is central to feeling alive. Unleash your inner artist.

Spark your imagination in The Artist’s Journey Creativity Reflection Journal with creativity prompts, poetic musings and stories inviting you to reflect on and activate the inner sources of your creativity.



For Newbie Artists:

Activating The Canvas™

A year long self-paced 5 module online course to loosen up and free up your inner artist in this exciting introduction to abstract painting.

Activating the Canvas was featured As One of the Top Online Art Courses by

Signature Course:

The Artist’s Journey®: 3 Secrets of the Masters

A year long step-by-step 5 week online course where you’ll learn to believe and trust in yourself, so you can create art with confidence, deeply explore and experiment, and embrace the unknown.

This is for artists of all levels.

All About Color:

Experimenting With Color™

A year long self-paced 6 module online course that aims to simplify the world of color and develop a deeper knowledge and confidence when you employ color in your abstract paintings and any artistic project. You’ll create dynamic, visually exciting color combinations your eyes will love.



Small & Quick Creative Miracles

Small & Quick Creative Miracles

Small & Quick Creative Miracles   At the beginning of the pandemic, there was a period of preternatural quiet. You could hear yourself think, the din of the 21st century ebbed and birds sang and people listened to them. It lasted about ten...

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Dreams & The Hero’s Journey

Dreams & The Hero’s Journey

 Dreams & The Hero's Journey NOTE: TRANSCRIPT from discussion at bottom of post.   I had never been drawn to politics- but, for some reason, I suddenly became involved in my current community of Santa...

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The Adjacent Possible Takes You Somewhere New

The Adjacent Possible Takes You Somewhere New

With gratitude from our studio to yours, Nancy & Bruce   P.S. We're getting closer to releasing our newest book: The Adjacent Possible: Guidebook & Stories of Artistic Transformation. Meanwhile, nab a copy of the first book in the...

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FREE WORKSHOP: The #1 Secret to Creating Authentic Abstract Paintings You Love!

You question your talent. Painting becomes arduous and painful. You feel lost, wanting to express yourself but not knowing how. Learn the #1 secret  to paint with joy and create art you love.




About Nancy Hillis

About Nancy Hillis

Nancy believes that your most astonishing work comes from deep exploration and experimentation. She encourages you to find the nascent, unexpressed parts of yourself, give voice to your subconscious experiences, and finally express YOU in your art and life.