To start, we'll enjoy light refreshments while we get to know each other. I find that 'feeling comfortable' allows for more creative exploration. Then I'll review the medium and the process(es) we will be experimenting with as well as demonstrate the technique(s) needed to make your own one-of-a-kind piece. I'll share some of my completed projects as inspiration or reference points. Next, you'll get to experiment with the supplies I provide and explore the medium. Along the way, I'll offer guidance if you need it. You'll leave the experience with at least one new original artwork made by YOU and maybe a new friend!
I am a multi-media abstract artist. A storyteller at heart, my studio is a sacred place where I 'tell stories' with paper, ink, paint ... whatever I can find. I enjoy working with media that is colorful, layered and expressive. I love to dance and I always listen to music when I create. My pieces are infused with movement and as a whole my work can be viewed as a visual soundtrack of my heart. My original work is/has been exhibited in numerous local galleries and libraries. I love working with my hands and am passionate about curating a creative, joyful and healthy life for myself and for others. I regularly facilitate creative workshops for clients and retreats to encourage others to be inspired and tap into their creative selves. Let's make something together!
I'll have plenty of beverage offerings including cans of locally brewed beer. If you have a preference, feel free to bring…
I'll supply all the paints, brushes, papers, canvas, gloves, aprons, etc. for us to play with.
We'll be painting in my home-based studio with great views of the lake and the ocean. The natural light is an artists' dream! The space/location is intimate so there will be plenty of time for all participants to receive individual attention.
All you need to bring are a sense of wonder, a willingness to tap into your imagination, and a desire to try something new and fun!
I'll gladly answer any questions you may have. If you would like to try a different type of medium than what is offered, let me know. I can usually accommodate alternate requests. Don't worry, you won't need any prior experience with art or making things. My workshops are accessible to all levels.
Lake by the Ocean Painting Workshop