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Creating Art at the Speed of LifeWorkshop with Pam Carriker I am thrilled to be hosting Pam Carriker for one of her very limited 2015 workshops. I’m inviting you to join us in October for four days of art, creativity, inspiration and fun with like-minded women. If you like small, intimate art retreats where plenty of laughter and friendships are […]

Jen Louden Guest Post on Creative Retreats

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Registration for the annual Red Thread Retreat opens at noon EST on Monday, January 19, with guest instructor Pam Carriker. What better way to get in a retreat frame of mind than hearing from my friend, Jen Louden, on 5 Yummy Ways to Create the Very Best Retreat. I am thrilled to have her as a guest on the […]

Stencil Girl & Me = Stencils + TAP

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What a fabulous idea – combining two of the hottest products on the market – STENCIL GIRL STENCILS & TAP Transfer Artist Paper. Join the one and only STENCIL GIRL,  Mary Beth Shaw & me, plus nine talented artists (see list below) as we share our art, ideas and inspiration during this week long blog hop. Read on as I share […]

A Life-Changing Opportunity in Amsterdam

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NOTE: Even if a trip like this is out of the question, I hope you will read through this because there may be some aha insight for you that can make a difference. I’ve learned that you never know how, when or where inspiration will come.  , I’m Lesley Riley and I’m teaching a Red Thread […]

It’s All Happening at the Zoo

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That’s what it feels like here in the studio, a zoo. Do not feed the animals! Do not pass go. Do not stare at the monkey.  I’m the monkey and I’ve been busy juggling way too many things. And it’s not over yet. But I wanted to touch base with you because I feel disconnected.  […]

What Will Your Verse Be?

If you are reading this, chances are you have been under the influence of Robin Williams. He gave us so much for so long, in so many ways. You can’t get inside of all those characters unless they already live within you. I know Robin Williams well, not only through his movies and stand up, […]

Meet the Artists Part 6/Last Day of the Giveaway

WELCOME to DAY 6 the final day of the kick off for my latest book, Creative Image Transfer: 16 New Mixed Media Projects Using TAP Transfer Artist Paper. Over the last FIVE days I have introduced you to the 10 contributing artists and their thoughts and experience on working with TAP Transfer Artist Paper. Some, […]

Meet the Artists Part 5/Day 4 of the Giveaway

WELCOME to DAY 4 of the kick off for my latest book, Creative Image Transfer: 16 New Mixed Media Projects Using TAP Transfer Artist Paper. Over FIVE days I am introducing you to the 10 contributing artists and their thoughts and experience on working with TAP Transfer Artist Paper. Some, like Seth Apter and Pam […]

Meet the Artists Part 4/Day 3 of Giveaway

WELCOME to DAY 4 of the kick off for my latest book, Creative Image Transfer: 16 New Mixed Media Projects Using TAP Transfer Artist Paper. Over FIVE days I am introducing you to the 10 contributing artists and their thoughts and experience on working with TAP Transfer Artist Paper. Some, like Seth Apter and Pam […]

Meet the Artists Part 3/ Day 2 of the Giveaway

WELCOME back to the kick off for my latest book, Creative Image Transfer: 16 New Mixed Media Projects Using TAP Transfer Artist Paper. Over FIVE days I am introducing you to the 10 contributing artists and their thoughts and experience on working with TAP Transfer Artist Paper. Some, like Seth Apter and Pam Carriker had […]