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After school classes

I hope everyone is getting settled into school nicely. Classes will begin when I have four kids or more signed up for a class. Scroll down to see the state of the schedule today.  Meanwhile I am enjoying the bounty of

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After school classes

I hope everyone is getting settled into school nicely. Classes will begin when I have four kids or more signed up for a class. Scroll down to see the state of the schedule today.  Meanwhile I am enjoying the bounty of

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Still Summer

With the summer six behind us, I’m enjoying having a couple of weeks off to tackle my long list of things to do around the house, and start planning for after school classes.  I hope to change it up a

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Still Summer

With the summer six behind us, I’m enjoying having a couple of weeks off to tackle my long list of things to do around the house, and start planning for after school classes.  I hope to change it up a

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Summer’s waning

On to our last week of summer classes, Crazy Art Smorgasbord. We had a great three days of acrylic painting.  In the confusion, I failed to take pictures of some of the paintings, and for that I apologize. Enjoy these acrylic

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Summer’s waning

On to our last week of summer classes, Crazy Art Smorgasbord. We had a great three days of acrylic painting.  In the confusion, I failed to take pictures of some of the paintings, and for that I apologize. Enjoy these acrylic

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Art Update

Pardon this late update. I was enjoying a few days of summer, and managed to go the the beach, swim, and even went sailing yesterday in a Beetle Cat just like the Kite. Which reminds me to plug my book.

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Art Update

Pardon this late update. I was enjoying a few days of summer, and managed to go the the beach, swim, and even went sailing yesterday in a Beetle Cat just like the Kite. Which reminds me to plug my book.

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Weekly Update

We made some awesome masks last week. It’s a wonderful process, and always an adventure with the messy mache. Enjoy these pictures, and scroll down for the schedule. I’m on a semi-vacation this week with helping Scotty with his scallop

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Weekly Update

We made some awesome masks last week. It’s a wonderful process, and always an adventure with the messy mache. Enjoy these pictures, and scroll down for the schedule. I’m on a semi-vacation this week with helping Scotty with his scallop

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On to week 3 – Mask Making!

I’m up in my air conditioned studio starting a painting (well, at least I’ve set up), and planning for Week 3’s Mask Making. We are very glad we had those ductless mini splits installed when we were building this house. The weather

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On to week 3 – Mask Making!

I’m up in my air conditioned studio starting a painting (well, at least I’ve set up), and planning for Week 3’s Mask Making. We are very glad we had those ductless mini splits installed when we were building this house. The weather

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On to Week 2

Week 1 of the Summer Six was a blast. Over the course of 4 mornings we did air-dry clay, watercolor, pastel, and on the last day painted our clay stuff and made acrylic paintings. Week 2 is a 3-day smorgasbord, Tues

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On to Week 2

Week 1 of the Summer Six was a blast. Over the course of 4 mornings we did air-dry clay, watercolor, pastel, and on the last day painted our clay stuff and made acrylic paintings. Week 2 is a 3-day smorgasbord, Tues

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Summer Sessions

The summer schedule is looking good. I’m hoping to get a few more for mask making July 22-26, 1-4:00. This is an awesome process where we design, create and decorate unique masks. If you know anyone who might be interested,

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Summer Sessions

The summer schedule is looking good. I’m hoping to get a few more for mask making July 22-26, 1-4:00. This is an awesome process where we design, create and decorate unique masks. If you know anyone who might be interested,

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Summer Update

Greetings from the other side of the continent. I am at Joint Base Lewis McChord near Tacoma, WA. The landscape and tall trees around here are gorgeous, and I’m often surprised to see Mt Ranier looming in the distance. The view

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Summer Update

Greetings from the other side of the continent. I am at Joint Base Lewis McChord near Tacoma, WA. The landscape and tall trees around here are gorgeous, and I’m often surprised to see Mt Ranier looming in the distance. The view

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Summer Fun at the Top

Lots more pencils, lots more books, sketchbooks that is, for drawing all of the wonders of summer.  Weather permitting we’ll start off every smorgasbord class with a bit of Backyard Naturalist, my brand of nature journaling. To slow down, observe, and record the

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Summer Fun at the Top

Lots more pencils, lots more books, sketchbooks that is, for drawing all of the wonders of summer.  Weather permitting we’ll start off every smorgasbord class with a bit of Backyard Naturalist, my brand of nature journaling. To slow down, observe, and record the

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