Posts Tagged ‘Idyllwild Arts’

Channel Inspiration, Creativity and Exploration this summer on an Acrylic Ink Quilting Adventure

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I find my best work comes when I have uninterrupted time to delve deep into the process and explore ideas and techniques. Opportunities to focus on our art making can be so rare, but it’s incredibly important to make time for it in our over scheduled hectic lives. I’d like to invite you to take […]


Join me on an Acrylic Ink Adventure at Idyllwild Arts Summer Camp!

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Oh my gosh I am so excited to tell you I’ll be teaching Acrylic Ink Adventure, a 3 day retreat, at Idylwild Arts, June 30-July 2 in Southern California and registration is open now! This has got to be one of my favorite locations to teach. I love the environment, it’s so beautiful and relaxing, it’s totally […]


Beautiful Idyllwild, CA

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After my last day of teaching, we found out there was a free concert in the park in town, so after dinner MaryRose and I grabbed a bottle of wine and few few folding chairs from the garage of our cabin and headed to the park. We ran into Laura from class and sat down with […]


Art Quilts: Painting and Surface Design at Idyllwild Arts

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Our studio for 3 days, amongst the boulders and pines. It was lovely, Idyllwild Arts is such a fabulous retreat venue! Day 1 Color Theory Day 2 Painting a few people kept working on their paintings after class and brought finished paintings the next day. Day 3  Mixed Media What a wonderful 3 days! Noel, […]


Southern California here I come!

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I have been really busy the last week preparing to spend the second half of July in Southern California, with a quick trip up to Northern California to see my mom between teaching at Idyllwild Arts and International Quilt Festival. My bags are quickly filling with lots of supplies, I just hope I have room […]


When was the last time you gave yourself three full days for relaxation and creativity?

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I know I don’t do it enough. It’s been a rough couple years, I think we should treat ourselves to more time for artistic exploration and creativity, it’s good for the soul! Join me this July 19-21, that’s just 2 months from now! for a 3 day painting retreat, Art Quilts: Painting & Surface Techniques at Idyllwild […]


When was the last time you gave yourself three full days for relaxation and creativity?

I know I don’t do it enough. It’s been a rough couple years, I think we should treat ourselves to more time for artistic exploration and creativity, it’s good for the soul! Join me this July 19-21, that’s just 2 months from now! for a 3 day painting retreat, Art Quilts: Painting & Surface Techniques at Idyllwild […]


3 Day Painting retreat at Idyllwild UPDATE

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If you would like to join me for 3 days of painting in the mountains of southern California this July, the “Early Pay Discount” deadline has been extended! If you register and pay in full on or before this Friday, March 18, you will receive 10% off of your summer workshop tuition. (Note: If you […]


Happy St. Patricks Day!

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My blog is wearing the green today by showing the backside of my new quilt. The faced binding is pinned and ready to be stitched down. Knowing I would be traveling today, I made my annual corned beef and cabbage dinner last Friday, yum!  Now I am on my way to Ann Arbor, Michigan for […]


Take a walk on the wild side

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I am so excited about getting booked to teach at Idyllwild Arts this July! I have seen blog posts by Lesley Riley and Jane LaFazio about teaching there and it looks like such an amazing place, not only for the beautiful facility, but also its incredible location. The town of Idyllwild is an art colony […]