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Paint France, August 2020

“I loved our trip in so many ways and really, really thank you for wondrous instruction and for setting such a tone of joy and ease.”

– Leslie, participant 2019

 

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Oregon City, Oregon, USA

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How to Hygge – Autumn Art Edition

How to Hygge – Autumn Art Edition

How to Hygge Hygge - noun: (hoo-ga) The Danish word for enjoying life's simple pleasures and creating coziness.  This time of year I feel torn between nesting and getting out. I think this Danish idea of Hygge is a perfect way to describe the elemental feelings of...

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Art Workshops: Anything Can Happen

Art Workshops: Anything Can Happen

Anything can happen at an art workshop! I'm recently returned from teaching a week-long class for Creative Arts Community at Menucha Retreat Center in Corbett, OR. It was so rewarding to watch each student explore and grow in their personal expression. One of the main...

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Cultivate Insouciance – Avoid Doubt

Cultivate Insouciance – Avoid Doubt

Most artists need to remember to cultivate insouciance. What is insouciance, you ask? It is a word of French origin that means light-hearted unconcern or nonchalance. This is the attitude of children as they create. We should use child-artists as our role models....

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