And it is the land of BIG SKIES! Kathie is on her way to the Game Park but was able to catch just enough of a connection to send in her first journal pages. Internet connection is precious and it comes and goes like the breeze on the plains at the Game Park. Eventually she will pick up the connection again. But she also wanted to share a tip on landscapes. → Read more

Why, oh why? Out! Kitty…you will not want to play with the cats I’m going to see in South Africa. In yesterday’s post I showed you how I made the cover for my travel journal. Today, the finishing details and how to use it. → Read more

By the time you are reading this post we will be on our way to South Africa for the first of our Journey Workshops this year. When you return home after a painting adventure, a travel journal can be one of your best memories. Come along in the coming days as I put mine together. Sit back and relax while we explore South Africa… → Read more

This is a guest post from a student who dived into something new…Batik! She was kind enough to write about her experience with the process…

In 2012 I was taking a printmaking class and the instructor wanted us to try something under the general topic of batik. At the time all I could think of was fabric and I didn’t want to buy another whole set of supplies so I went searching online and found a wonderful tutorial by Kathie. I followed it once and was hooked! → Read more

Art and Life imitate each other in countless ways. I am amazed by that fact, over and over again. For example… → Read more

Need some inspiration and motivation to get you going this year? Online classes are springing up everywhere. Here are my top picks for watermedia courses in 2017. → Read more

Here is my Christmas gift to you. From our house to yours, Merry Christmas and hope you enjoy. → Read more

Wondering about it? It seems to be the latest rage and it is definitely fun – and mysterious, all at the same time. But first, a recipe everyone should have for next year’s Thanksgiving Feast – Roasted Coot. Enjoy.  → Read more

Spied this Gallery while having lunch in Capri. You have to admit; this is quite the SLOGAN. Those Italians really know how to spin a phrase! Anyway, let’s talk about PRICING your artwork. Not easy, but here’s my take on it… → Read more

I know that Halloween is just around the corner, but my husband says there’s another reason they came to visit. And what does this have to do with today’s tip? → Read more