Join Me At ArtFusion, Black Mountain, North Carolina!

Craving a jump-start to get your creative juices flowing? Want to meet dozens of super-talented artists and instructors? Check out the ArtFusionEvent, in Black Mountain, North Carolina (my home state)! Several classes are sold out, but there are still some spots left. Check it all out, and register today! Register for my last available spot. ...

Excited To Be An Instructor Again At ArtFusion Event 2017!

I was an instructor for the first two years at the ArtFusion Event, in Santa Fe and Estes Park, Colorado. Words can't express how founder and organizer extraordinaire Kathy Boyd knows how to get a crowd of the most talented faux finishers and decorative artists together to learn and share. Returning for the Black Mountain, North Carolina event this fall will be especially fun, as it is only two hours from home, in a gorgeous area I have only passed ...

It’s Time To Order Your Holiday Pet Portraits!

On of my favorite artsy endeavors is to draw 8" by 10" ink and watercolor furbaby portraits for holiday gift-giving! For yourself or a loved one, this is a heart-felt gift that I find often turns out to be a remembrance of a love now in heaven. All you need is a good quality closeup color photo! Get all of the details in my Etsy shop, MyPatchOfBlueSky. Order now to assure delivery in time for gift-giving! I will ship to you, or gift-wrap at no ex...

ArtFusion In Beautiful Estes Park, Colorado Is Next Week!

I am so thrilled to be an instructor for 2 workshops next week at ArtFusion! My all-day class on Thursday features Modern Masters Metal Effects and Metallic Paints, plus Royal Design Studio modello. The Saturday half-day is chock-full of tips for layering finishes, using Wood Icing®, Chalk Paint® and wax, and Fusion Mineral Paint and products. Not to mention Royal Design Studio stencils. The annual multi-day event/convention for the profession