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Business Consulting and Private Art Instructions Openings for 2017

We are opening up our calendar to start scheduling business consults and private art instruction in 2017. This has been one of the most rewarding aspects of the new studio because it has allowed us to connect in brand new ways. Over the past year I have consulted with businesses owners from all over the world and have helped them make a plan to grow their business, get back on track or get off the ground. Running your own business …

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Santos Cage Dolls II Begins on Monday!

If you love getting your hands dirty, creating with clay and using vintage elements in your art… Tomorrow you will not want to miss the start of Santos Cage Dolls II: Inspired Figures with Jen Rizzo! **** Jen Rizzo is back with a follow up to her popular online course Santos Cage Dolls! Today is the last day for the early registration price for Santos Cage Dolls II: Inspired Figures. This online course has 4+ hours of instruction, all videos are …

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Come and See What They Created {Sketching and Sculpting in Santa Ana}

  Last week I left a house that was being packed up for a move across town and I flew to teach in Santa Ana, California. Part of me found it difficult to leave in the midst of so much to do and the other part of me wanted to race to the plane as fast as possible.   I left right before a snowstorm was about to hit and landed in sunny (yet windy) California. Just days before my …

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2016 Is Off To A Creative Bang! {Come and Celebrate and Enter the Art Supply Giveaway}

******THIS GIVEAWAY IS NOW CLOSED****** The winner of the $350 Dick Blick gift card is… flutterbyebarn commented: January 12, 2016 at 11:14 am (Edit) I’m taking Reflections: Paint your story. I’m scared and I’m ecstatic!!! I’ve done all kinds of art since I can remember, here and there. I have NEVER journaled. ? I am at such a point at my life where I can’t believe I was bold enough to think I had a story to tell. But I …

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Elements of Clay {with Alissa Millsap}

One of my favorite creatives and hearts is Alissa Millsap and we are about to get so lucky because she is teaching the brand new Elements of Clay! Do you have childhood memories of making mud pies or building sandcastles? Maybe you loved creating something out of playdoh, wishing you could keep them forever? In Elements of clay, I will be showing you several projects using air-dry paper clay. No kiln needed! Each project is inspired by nature, as well …

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Sketching and Sculpting With Me at Studio Cresendoh {create with me in Cali}

  I am thrilled to announce that I will be back at Studio Cresendoh teaching a two day workshop this coming January! Jenny’s studio is intimate, has great light, there is always lots of laughter and it is surrounded by the coolest coffee shops and restaurants. Teaching in her studio is way too much fun to be called work! Come and hear all of the details! Sketching and Sculpting Join me for a two-day workshop all about finding your sketching …

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New Sculpting Course Open For Registration! {create your own holiday gifts this year}

I am thrilled to announce that Stephanie Lee will be teaching Hand Formed | Simple Sculpting {sculpting with plaster and clay} beginning NEXT month! This is the perfect time to create special gifts that really mean something special for the holidays. Stephanie is creating a course that will teach you the basics and beyond and you will walk away with multiple sculptures for yourself or others. {The images below are just peeks into the kinds of projects being created. More …

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Playing With Clay {and the kids}

My kids are surrounded by art supplies. Luckily for them (and me) it is just a part of what I do. Our days can get busy and with school, home, business etc. I don’t always sit and create WITH them as much as I would like. The children had been begging to do art together for a while and I could no longer ignore their pleas:-) We chose to spend our day creating with paper clay. We all had so …