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Port St. Lucie, Florida, United States
To buy a painting email me at: or call (772) 340-3728

Monday, March 5, 2018

The Batik Workshop is so popular and everyone has loads of fun. There is a lot of creativity being generated in these workshops.

Hilda has never painted before and look what she did!!

 Cynthia Head, Batik InstructorExtradinaire, Katherine, Theresa, Patty and Nancy

Theresa, Cynthia, and Patty
Done at last, Wine Time!  Paige, Sally, Ute, Karen and Nancy
Now we are enjoying a little refreshment and socializing!

This Batik Workshop is really taking off. Just look at what these studens are creating in one day!

 Nicole, Cynthia (Batik Instructor), Gail, Leone and Linda
 Nicole did one of my newest Patterns, White Phaelenopsis Orchids
 Ruth made her own batik pattern
 Tina did one of Cynthia's popular patterns, a Brown Pelican
Hilda, (me in the middle) and Gloria did two popular Patterns The Birds of Paradise and The Birches

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Batik Workshop at Sally's Studio in Port St. Lucie, Fl. These workshops are held every Friday and Saturday all during the month of MARCH. $75 for all day and you go home with a finished 16 x 20 Batik Painting. Just call or email Sally. This Workshop is run by two Instructors, Sally Pearson and the Batik Expert, Cynthia Head.

Right Front to Left:  Ute, Nancy, The Master Batik Instructor Cynthia Head, Janet and Theresa
 Dayna (Hand Drawn from one of Cynthia's Small Patterns)

Theresa (her own design)

Paige and the Instructor Cynthis Head (In the background two students drying their Rice Paper)

Hilda, Sally and Gloria

Students Working on their Rice Paper Left to Right Tina, Dayna and Ruth

Sunday, November 26, 2017


I teach  every Thursday Morning at THE ARTIST NOOK, 43 SE Kindred Street, Stuart, Florida (this is sponsored by Stuart Art Supply which is next door). 9:30 to 12:30. This is an ongoing class that started last June.  Call Sally (772) 340-3728 or just come to class at 9:00 to sign up.

I also teach at:
Harbour Ridge in Palm City, beginning January 10th 9:00 to Noon
Hidden Harbour in Port Salerno every Thursday 1:30 to 4:30 starting in January
My Home Studio, 597 SW Kaabe Avenue, Port St. Lucie, FL   By appointment all the time.

This coming January I will be in the MARTIN COUNTY OPEN STUDIO TOUR at THE ARTIST NOOK.
Mark your calendars:   JAN 20TH AND 21ST. .There will be several Artist Instructors at the Artist Nook for the tour. Stop by, to see what we teach, and look are all our new paintings.  There will be live demos, refreshments, and things to buy.

Here's a preview of some of my new work and old.  This summer I have been trying a more impressionistic approach to my subjects.  Let me know what you think?

 Impressionistic Trees (wet into damp technique)

 On this one I tried Florida's Sabal Palms
(wet into damp technique)

 A little hint of Fall
(Another Demo, wet into damp)

 Quick Demo 
(juicy wet paint onto dry paper)

 More wet into damp impressionistic trees

 Very impressionistic Lake Reflections
(wet into wet and damp)

 Impressionistic ocean with a storm coming 
(Very juicy paint on dry paper)

Back to my more normal way of painting
(Some wet into damp, some juicy wet on dry)

 "Reef Time" ACRYLIC on 300# Waterclor Paper