Monday, November 27, 2017

Creative JumpStart 2018!


I'm excited to announce that I'll be 
participating as an artist
in Creative JumpStart 2018! 

If you're not familiar with Creative JumpStart, it's a one-of-a-kind online event to kick your creativity into high gear during the month of January 2018. 
Learn techniques, discover new materials, and connect with other artists and crafters. 
Throughout January participants get access to 31 downloadable videos from 31 featured artists. 

just $45


I hope you'll join the fun!

You get 31 Downloadable videos - over 6 hours of unique content -  for just $45 (USD) if you sign up by December 31st, 2017 before it goes to its normal sale price of 50USD.  Videos are released January 1, 2018.

Click here for more information

Monday, November 13, 2017

More photos from France.

Ah, Paris! 
Just a few of the moments on our fabulous trip to France, in September 2017 with The Blue Walk.
Monet's Garden ~ Giverny 
I spent my birthday at Monet's Garden

Monet's Lily Pond

One of the many, many paintings Monet did of his lily pond
our fabulous group at Luxenbourg Gardens, Paris

Drawing at Luxenbourg Gardens, Paris

Our artwork at the base of the sculpture we drew! 
Don and I (bottom picture)
I found the postcard, above, at the Paris Flea Market. Below, my husband and I reenact it!

And below is our team (Jeanette and Lorie) taking the photo and helping with styling.

Musee d'Orsay
Of course we visited Musee d'Orsay, my favorite Paris Museum.
Yoga Poses in Public Places Musee d'Orsay, September 2017

The Paris Opera House

I'd never been to the Paris Opera House. Oh my! truly spectacular. I'd love to go to a performance there someday.

Me demoing IN the Paris Opera House
A painting by Edouard Manet ( 1873)  in the spot where we were drawing above! 

Our group on the River Seine, in Paris

Wednesday, November 08, 2017

France ~ September 2017

Our fabulous group. Picture in Nice, France
I spent two fabulous weeks in France in September 2017. It was my reunion trip with The Blue Walk, and all 14 of the students were returning friends who'd traveled with me before.

We started Nice, France.
Nice is a wonderful city. And the light....
And the men in Nice wear the most colorful pants! 
my journal page from Nice
We visited the Matisse museum too. 
Teaching and painting in Menton, France

My journal page from Menton

Gelato makes me happy!
Villa Rothschild
One of my favorite places....
My rendition of the Villa Rothschild

our group, painting at Villa Rothschild, St Jean de Cap Ferat, France

Me and my husband at Villa Rothschild
And then to Antibes, the market and the Absinthe bar.

Our group before Absinthe 

Our group, in the Absinthe bar in Antibes, France (after Absinthe)

my collection of Absinthe spoons

Edouard Manet  
 L’Absinthe (1875) 

Me, teaching on the train from Nice to Paris
If you missed it, you can see my whole French Journal/Sketchbook here.

Next on my blog, photos from Paris.

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