Interview: Artist Lesley Riley

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Lesley, is an internationally known mixed media artist, writer, workshop leader, creative coach and mentor who turned her initial passion for photos, color and the written word into a dream occupassion. We’re thrilled about the opportunity to host Lesley’s Red Thread Retreat in Ireland in 2018 and we had a chance to chat with Lesley about her path to becoming an artist, writer, creativity coach and so much more! So get yourself settled into your favorite armchair and enjoy this inspiring interview with Lesley! 

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Interview: Photographer Deborah Kalas

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The Art Photographic Storytelling with Award Winning Photographer Deb Kalas. 

Have you ever returned from a epic vacation, excited to share your photographs with family and friends, you dive in flipping through your photo’s and the ooh’s and ahh’s just don’t seem so genuine.  Ok .. yes we have all  been there before.  We can help you change that.

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Interview: Artist Roxanne Evans Stout

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We are really fortunate to have such a great mix of talent working with us! Roxanne Evans Stout, mixed media artist, adjunct professor, author of Storytelling with Collage, and a feature artist in various publications including Seth Seth Apter’s The Pulse of Mixed Media, Tracy Verdugo’s Paint Mojo, and Create Mixed Media’s Incite 2 & 3. Most recently Roxanne was contracted to work with one of our favorite magazines, Cloth Paper Scissors as an one of their “Art Lesson” instructors. Kudoos and… she even found the time to share with us a peak inside her world as an artist.  Thank you Roxanne!

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Interview: Artist Jane LaFazio

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We’re traveling to three really hip and historic cities in 2017 with the talented artist Jane LaFazio, best known for her watercolor sketching, she is also a skilled paper and cloth artist, experienced in quilting, mixed media and painting.  Our muse…Charleston, SC; Old World Montreal + Quebec City … so perfect for one of her watercolor sketching workshops!  Because it’s always fascinating to take a walk behind the scenes, we’ve asked Jane to share a bit about her life as a full time artist with us.  Thank you Jane! 

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