7 Unique Ways to Organize Art Supplies

With the exception of professional artists with dedicated out-of-home studios and  hobbyists with the luxury of dedicated studio space,  art supplies storage never turns out looking quite as good as the uber-organized craft rooms depicted in magazines. Instead, art supplies tend to spill into common spaces, especially for those of us who paint at the…

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Navigating the Ferry to Chiloe Island in Chile

  One of the many highlights of my six weeks in Patagonia in 2019 was when I headed North, to the northernmost portion of the Patagonia region- a section of Chile that most tourists skip. This region is known for volcanoes and dramatic waterfalls, but just off the mainland lies the island of Chiloe (pronounced “chill-‘oh-eh”>.  In my first ever…

How To Host a Bob Ross Paint-Along Theme Party

This post updated: [last-modified] Paint-Along-with-Bob-Ross night art-parties are on regular rotation for my event calendar as an arts facilitator- and for good reason: They are always well attended and talked about for weeks after! This style of art party is great for artists and non-artists! Bob Ross’s soothing commentary and the easy-to-follow instructions in The…