August Art Social: Soap making

Soap making was the focus of our August art social. We gathered at Opal’z Soap in Palo Alto for an easy-breezy evening of art. The owner, Annie, served as our instructor. Our focus was primarily […]

The Pansy Project

I recently began taking painting lessons with San Carlos watercolor artist, Guy Magallanes. During July, we completed what Guy called “The Pansy Project.” Sounds like a clandestine operation, doesn’t it? Not quite, but we usually […]

July Art Social: Flower Arranging

In July, the gals gathered at my place to learn flower arranging. Poppie Rodriguez of Sashay Floral taught us each how to make an orchid corsage, tall bud-vase arrangement, and a bubble bowl arrangement. Here are […]

Aug, 03

June Art Social: Jewelry making

Our June art social focused on jewelry making. We learned jewelry design and stringing from Suzanne Bayles of EssieB.  Cheers, 

Jun, 21

May Art Social: Choose Your Own Adventure

In May, we kept the Ladies Art Social low-key with a choose-your-own-adventure-style outing at A Work of Heart studio. The studio has a “Make & Take” center, which features 18 rotating projects. It was great to see […]

May, 25

Shipyard Artists’ Spring Open Studio

Over the weekend, Brian and I attended the Spring Open Studio for the Hunters Point Shipyard Artists. In addition to visiting our friends Pernilla and Mauricia, we wandered Building 101 and discovered a variety of exciting […]

May, 01

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