Terry Turrell at Patricia Rovzar Gallery

A friend recommended that I go see the Terry Turrell exhibit at Patricia Rovzar Gallery. Boy, am I glad that I did. A mixed media artist from the Pacific Northwest, Terry dedicated this show to his late wife, Loni who recently passed away last fall. According to the gallery, he created over 100 works for…

Free Spirits Amsterdam with Katie Kendrick and Judy Wise

May is beautiful in Amsterdam, the tulips decorously dotting the landscape with everyone outside enjoying the beautiful weather either walking or riding a bicycle along the many picturesque canals and bridges. This will be our backdrop as we explore Amsterdam with Katie Kendrick and Judy Wise next May 21-29. This trip is going to be…

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…

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…

Paint Mexico City – Part Two

Classes with Judy Wise and Katie Kendrick are filled with painting lessons, techniques and wonderful projects. This trip did not disappoint. Judy started by talking about perspective and composition and then how to paint faces using the local paint that she loves using while in Mexico. We proceeded to paint faces that we would later…

A recap of Paint Mexico City – Part 1

Paint Mexico City was filled with so many great moments, that it is hard to hunker down and write a recap. It’s just going to have to be done in installments, like Judy and Katie did. As usual, the staff arrived early so that we could buy supplies, get the lay of the land and…

Create with Katie Kendrick and Pam Nichols

This year’s travel schedule is jam packed but I am sneaking in a couple of workshops at my house between trips. The first, Self on a Shelf with Katie Kendrick is March 7-8. We’ll be creating primitive dolls like the ones that a group of us made while in Bandon, Oregon. I have been felting…

Creating with aBandon

Couldn’t resist the play on words. I spent last week in Bandon, Oregon with a group of very creative women. One of our activities was creating these dolls with Katie Kendrick. As a long time sewer, this was a wonderfully creative outlet for me. There is something contemplative about painting a face and watching a…

Creating with aBandon

Couldn’t resist the play on words. I spent last week in Bandon, Oregon with a group of very creative women. One of our activities was creating these dolls with Katie Kendrick. As a long time sewer, this was a wonderfully creative outlet for me. There is something contemplative about painting a face and watching a…