Jane and Frida = bliss

Jane wrote a lovely post about our Viva Frida trip to Mexico City. She is such a wonderful photographer. I know that you will enjoy reading and seeing our visit to Frida’s through her eyes.

London is not falling down

It is booming with gorgeously dressed men, boots to die for, a plethora of plays and FREE admission to art museums. This was my second trip there but this time I saw it with friends who are artists. We crammed as much as we could into three days before Judy and I returned to the…

London is not falling down

It is booming with gorgeously dressed men, boots to die for, a plethora of plays and FREE admission to art museums. This was my second trip there but this time I saw it with friends who are artists. We crammed as much as we could into three days before Judy and I returned to the…

Moments with Gillian in Gardenstown, Scotland

There are special moments in your life that you know that you will hold close to your heart forever. Traveling to Scotland to Moments in Time workshop with Gillian Lee Smith is one of those. I made the long trek from Mexico City to Aberdeen via Houston and Frankfurt (where they forgot to put my…

Jane Davenport is a hoot!

It is so wonderful to meet a person who is exactly as she appears in her online courses. Spending time with Jane Davenport in Mexico City was a dream come true and to watch her enjoy the schedule of activities we planned was a lot of fun. Did I mention that she is a power…

An interview with Judy Wise – Bali

Our trip to Bali is just around the corner and I am getting very excited to learn new (to me) dyeing techniques with Judy Wise and Sue Stover. Judy was recently at my house painting for another trip that I will be talking about very soon (painting BIG in Spain) so I took advantage of…

When I grow up I want to be just like Judy Wise

When you speak to Judy Wise, you have her undivided attention. She is one of those people who looks you straight in the eye and actually listens to what you are saying. She is multi-talented and has earned her living as a very successful artist. Any question I have about art, I just ask Judy…

Viva Frida and Danger!

Several years ago, Jane “Danger” Davenport created her very first online course and I was one of the participants. Since then I have followed and taken almost every one of Jane’s courses. I can’t even begin to tell you how excited that I am actually going to meet her on Friday and that I have…

Paint Mexico City – Part Four

More special moments┬áduring Paint Mexico City with Judy Wise and Katie Kendrick. A very special evening was spent with friends photographer Nacho Urquiza and his wife, food stylist Laura Cordera in their beautifully decorated, art filled home where they provided a very special meal for our group based on the book, Fiestas de Frida for…

Paint Mexico City – Part Four

More special moments┬áduring Paint Mexico City with Judy Wise and Katie Kendrick. A very special evening was spent with friends photographer Nacho Urquiza and his wife, food stylist Laura Cordera in their beautifully decorated, art filled home where they provided a very special meal for our group based on the book, Fiestas de Frida for…

Paint Mexico City – Part Three

Two of the highlights for me on the Paint Mexico City trip was spending time with Craig Hudson and Carlito Dalceggio. Craig is co-owner of the Red Tree House with his partner Jorge Silva. Carlito is their friend and has painted two walls in the Red Tree House and a beautiful mural that hangs in…

Paint Mexico City – Part Three

Two of the highlights for me on the Paint Mexico City trip was spending time with Craig Hudson and Carlito Dalceggio. Craig is co-owner of the Red Tree House with his partner Jorge Silva. Carlito is their friend and has painted two walls in the Red Tree House and a beautiful mural that hangs in…