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Carla Sonheim Lynn Whipple jar project

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This little jar project is a blast!
Check it out!
I made one for my favorite neighbor..Mr. Warren :)
I filled the jar with flowers and wrote a special we love you Mr. Warren right on the front!!



So happy! My first Online Workshop!!


The joy of collage workshop!

I am really pleased to announce my very first workshop ONLINe!!
Many thanks to Carla Sonheim and her talented hubby Steve for coming to my studio and making it such fun to film all of my favorite techniques. We even played a little music :)
Please check it out!!
You can sign up today!
Class starts July 7th!!

Here is the link!!!!!!!

Carla Sonheim

Collage and Paint Party Workshop!!







Total blast this weekend in my studio!
Messy, playful, colorful and a ton of fun! Big Thanks to all of you amazing ladies!

A tiny bouquet


A pretty way to celebrate a small bouquet

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A little bunch of flowers that just screamed to be painted one more time… I love fresh flowers on the dining room table so much, that often it can’t make myself throw them away…they look pretty even in their varying stages of… Well….decline?
The colors shift and their shapes change… Still beautiful :)
Here is a small oil on canvas :)

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The Mixed-Media Artist: Art Tips, Tricks, Secrets and Dreams from Over 40 Amazing Artists Seth Apter

I am thrilled to be a part of Seth’s new book. He is a great artist as well as writer and all around talented and nice guy! The Mixed-Media Artist: Art Tips, Tricks, Secrets and Dreams from Over 40 Amazing Artists
Seth Apter

I am featured on his blog today! Seth Apters Blog

Check it out an get inspired by the many wonderful mixed media artists he has gathered!! Xoxo

Sight sizing, painting with your canvas at a distance


Art making is fun!! Xoxoxo

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Painting outdoors yesterday with my pal Don, our discussion included one of his professors who would do large “sight sizing” self portraits by placing the oversized canvas quite a distance from the mirror. In his case, about 25-30 feet away. He would roller skate back and forth between his reflection, where he would mix color an decide on one or two brush marks, then he would move quickly from the mirror to the distant canvas and place the stroke. Then, back to the mirror to look at the painting from a distance, mix more color from his reflection and so on….back and forth, back and forth, until the big painting was complete. Very cool idea!

So we tried it!!!!

OMG! Very funny! And hard, and a workout! Here are some pics. We placed the canvas about 12 feet from the mirror. Had a warm light source on the right and…

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Art Basel 2012


Wow! Art Basel does not disappoint!
It’s only the beginning of day 3 and we have seen so much! This is thrilling and fun. The city is overflowing with creativity. Thanks to our pals Manita and Randy hosting us and sharing all their amazing insights.
Here’s a few pics.








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