Off to Vermont!

Posted by on Jul 11, 2009 in cakes, School House, summer camp, suzanne drown trout, teach | Comments Off on Off to Vermont!

The summer is in full swing! The sun has returned and life is good! I just finished my first teaching gig of the summer! It was with a super great group of campers who created some cool art! I think the highlight of my time with them was making edible books (aka. cakes!) on the theme of travel! They had a blast using cakes as a canvas and frosting, candy, etc as the paint!Next up, I head to Vermont tomorrow to be the artist in residence for a week at the School House Summer Camp in South Burlington. I am excited and little bit nervous too! I have what think will be a great week planned! Hope...

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Finding Some Balance

Posted by on Jun 23, 2009 in breathe, party, Suzanne Drown, teach | Comments Off on Finding Some Balance

Life is very full right now! I am ever so grateful!I am wearing a lot of hats and am trying to remember to breathe and enjoy all that I am doing!Teaching, making art, working, preparing for a 50th anniversary party (my parents), watching my beautiful daughter leave middle school behind and move on to high school and finding time to spend with family and friends, all good things! I am feeling very lucky and trying to remember to be in the moment and not think too much about the future or the past.I am finding time to make art (see A Piece of Art a Day Challenge, June 1, 2009), not everyday...

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Posted by on Mar 23, 2009 in abundance, Batik, friends, graditute, lists, spring, suzanne drown trout, teach | Comments Off on GRATEFUL!

One of the things I get to do in my working life as an artist is teach. This weekend I had the pleasure of teaching a mother/ daughter duo batik at Artascope Studios. It was a pleasure and caused me to take a minute to reflect on the many things I am grateful for. Here is the short list of the many things and people I am happy to have in my life! Art and living my life as an artist My husband…my partner…my rock! My two kiddos, who have grown up so fast…they are both smart, independent and very cool people! My friends…they help get through the difficult and help...

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Great Class!

Posted by on Feb 10, 2009 in artascope, Batik, silk painting, Suzanne Drown, teach | Comments Off on Great Class!

I had a wonderful afternoon on Saturday teaching 3 wonderful ladies about batik and silk painting! They created 3 beautiful and unique...

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Class Tomorrow!

Posted by on Feb 6, 2009 in artascope, Batik, dye painting, silk painting, Suzanne Drown, teach | Comments Off on Class Tomorrow!

I am teaching a great class tomorrow called Silk Painting at Artascope studios from 2-6. Students will learn about painting with wax and dyes and create their own beautiful scarf. Call 799.5154 to sign up.

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